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Paypal will pay for your return shipping

The online shopping season is looming, and PayPal wants to help cover the costs of those "shouldn't have bought that" purchases.

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DraftKings and FanDuel have best week ever

A scandal and a lot of bad PR didn't hurt fantasy sports: The sites took in record entry fees from fans last week amid concerns that the services' employees were profiting from inside information.


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Twitter cuts 8% of its workforce

In Jack Dorsey's first major action as CEO, Twitter has laid off 8% of its employees.


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Anheuser-Busch InBev agrees to buy SABMiller in biggest...

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy its main rival SABMiller for £68 billion ($104 billion), creating a super brewery with sales of $55 billion.


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UAW rank-and-file get two days to vote on new FCA agreement

Union members are scheduled to vote on the tentative deal next week on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. The new schedule contrasts with the two-week voting process in September for the earlier agreement, in which earlier votes were leaked.


Fake hotel bookings worse than reported

A recent survey for the American Hotel & Lodging Association found 6 percent of travelers that booked a room online found out they had used a fake site.


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Airlines warned about Russian missile risks over Iraq, Iran

Airlines have been warned of the risks posed by low-flying missiles over Iran and Iraq.


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Bud-Miller: Anheuser-Busch InBev sweetens offer to buy...

Talk about being persistent!


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Can Star Trek's world with no money work?

"Star Trek" has dared to "boldly go where no man has gone before" -- including a world without money.


Personal Finance

How much do you need to retire?


For workers both young and old, one pressing question can be: how much money do I need to save for retirement? Get tips here.

Tips for mortgage borrowers


If you’re thinking about buying a house in the near future take a look at these tips on taking out a mortgage:

Is tracking your money online too risky?

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Software can help you keep your finances straight and even set a budget. Are free sites online just as good as something on your computer?

Buying in bulk can save big money

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save time and money.

5 ways to cut your energy bills

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There are some really, really easy things you can do today to trim that electric and/or gas bill that haunts your mailbox month in, month out.

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