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Taco Bell and Alcohol Might Not Mix Well

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images There will be something different about a new Taco Bell that is set to open in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood this summer. Parent company Yum Brands (YUM) has confirmed that the eatery has...Show More Summary

Lumber Liquidators CEO Quits; Catching Company Off Guard

Scott Olson/Getty Images By MICHELLE CHAPMAN NEW YORK -- Lumber Liquidators CEO Robert Lynch has abruptly quit the company that is embroiled in an investigation over products imported from China. Shares tumbled 15 percent in morningShow More Summary

Takata to Boost Production of Replacement Air Bag Inflators

Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP/Getty ImagesJapanese auto parts-maker Takata's child car seats displayed at a showroom in Tokyo. By Ben Klayman DETROIT -- Takata Corp. said Wednesday it plans to boost production of parts needed to replace potentially...Show More Summary

Walmart Profit Falls on Pay Raises, Currency Shifts

Seth Perlman/AP By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart Stores (WMT) reported a 7 percent decline in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises, spending on e-commerce and currency fluctuations put pressure on the bottom line at the world's largest retailer. The company also reported a 1.1 percent increase for a key sales measure at its U.S. Show More Summary

3 Tips to Create a Millennial Retirement Guide

Getty Images Anytime I talk to millennials, the farthest thing from their minds financially is saving for retirement. Most of them are calculating how to pay down debt while also still being able to afford their monthly Uber, Amazon or Netflix charges. Show More Summary

Why Financial Advisers Can Be Worth the Fees

Getty Images By David Ning I am a do-it-yourself index investor. Aside from the fact that no one else cares about my wealth more than I do, keeping up with the day-to-day tasks is a hobby that pays me. I like managing my own investments,...Show More Summary

4 Ways That Credit Cards Will Change by 2020

Garry Gay/Alamy By Jason Steele It's hard to believe how some things have changed during our lifetime. Not long ago, we used to hurry home to watch our favorite shows on low-definition televisions, but now we stream high-def programing on demand through the Internet onto any device with a screen. Show More Summary

How to Boost Your Credit Score at Any Age

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Get Up and Succeed! 12 Influential Folks Share A.M. Rituals

DaniloAndjus By Jacqui Kenyon Whether you're up-and-at-'em when day breaks or stumbling out of bed, the way you spend the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. That's why many leaders have crafted morning rituals that maximize their energy, productivity, and creativity all day long. Show More Summary

13 Simple Ways to Stop Wasting Food - and Money

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Market Wrap: Dow, S&P Set Records as Rate-Hike Angst Ebbs

Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 ended at record highs Monday, helped by a rally in Apple as well as tepid economic data suggesting the Federal Reserve may wait toShow More Summary

Organic Grocers are Losing Their Cool

Danny Johnston/AP The first week of May wasn't a good one for shareholders of Whole Foods Market (WFM) and Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), with the stocks tumbling 12 percent and 14 percent, respectively. The two supermarket chains specializing...Show More Summary

5 Affordable Last-Minute Memorial Day Travel Destinations

Shutterstock By Jason Notte NEW YORK -- Failure to finalize your Memorial Day vacation at this late stage doesn't make you a bad person. Just a bad planner. Fortunately, this is a great year to be a slacker. According to AAA, 37.2 million...Show More Summary

Is Social Security in Bigger Trouble Than You Think?

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30 Ways to Shave the Cost of Laundry

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7 Things to Know About Divorcing During Your Senior Years

Aletia/Shutterstock By Maryalene LaPonsie Calling it quits during your senior years may no longer be a decision that raises eyebrows. The divorce rate for those ages 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010, according to a study by...Show More Summary

Crowdfunding: Unholy Hybrid of Retail, Investment, Risk

Alamy By Shelly Banjo Dave Bogaty is a coffee junkie. He exclusively buys his beans from a small-batch roaster in Brooklyn and scouts out local varieties in every city he visits. So when the Massachusetts native and former Google software...Show More Summary

Market Wrap: S&P Ekes Out 2nd Record Close After Ho-Hum Data

Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- U.S. shares ended little changed Friday, with the S&P 500 edging up to a record high for a second straight session after a ream of weak economic data. The Standard & Poor's 500 index (^GSPC) gained 1.63 points, or 0.08 percent, to end at 2,122.73. Show More Summary

Week's Winners and Losers: Breadstick Subs, DQ Ditches Coke

Darden Restaurants via APThe addition of breadstick sandwiches are Olive Garden's latest attempt to revamp its menu and marketing as sales have declined for the past three years. There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with...Show More Summary

Dear America: You're Doing 'Clean Energy' All Wrong

Getty Images "The climate problem requires more than 90 percent reduction of CO2 emitted, and no amount of efficiency improvement is enough." With those "optimistic" words, Bill Gates lit the fuse on the keg of dynamite that is America's green power lobby. Show More Summary

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