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  1. Former Countrywide CEO developing in TempletonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

    The former CEO of the largest mortgage lender in the United States has moved to the Central Coast and is currently working on building a retail and office building in Templeton. Four years ago, former Countrywide Financial Corp. founder Angilo Mozilo made an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to pay $67.5 million in fines and to accept a lifetime ban from serving as an officer or director of any public company.

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  2. Renewing Australian federalismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    THE reform of Australia's federation is under review, with a White Paper process currently underway. In partnership with the Australian National University's Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy and with the University of Melbourne School of Government, "The Conversation" have asked leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.

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  3. Ita s just the noise a " the travails of Boots & SaddleRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | New York Post

    In today's Manhattan, you can be as gay or transgender as you need to be. Just don't make noise while doing it.

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  4. KiwiSaver members miss out on $400 million of "free money"Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    ANZ Investments is suggesting KiwiSaver members set up direct debits to their KiwiSaver funds after estimating thousands of members missed out on around $400 million of Member Tax Credits from the Government in the last year. Each year, the Government will provide up to $521 as a Member Tax Credit to every KiwiSaver member who contributes a minimum $1042 in the year to June 30. ANZ Wealth New Zealand managing director John Body said it was great to see more people taking advantage of this benefit but many people were still missing out because they did not contribute enough during the year.

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  5. Australia's house prices second-highest in world: BISRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    According to the BIS's latest quarterly review of global housing, Australia was the second most expensive market. Photo: Erin Jonasson Australian house prices are among the world's most expensive when measured against incomes and rents, according to the Bank for International Settlements, but it also finds real price growth in the country has been flat once adjusted for long-term trends.

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  6. 5 Tax(ing) Retirement MistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    When planning for your retirement, you may focus on trying to figure out how much income you'll need, where that income will come from, how the stock market will affect your investments, what your expenses will be during retirement and whether they will change over time. But one aspect of retirement savings that you may have forgotten could end up costing you plenty.

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  7. 5 Ways To Stretch Your Retirement BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    According to the National Center for Health Statistics , the life expectancy was 68.2 years in 1950. In 1970, it was 70.8; by 2010 it had risen again, to 78.7 years.

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  8. It's Never Too Early To Start SavingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    ... must transition out of his or her carefree days and create as well as implement his or her individual personal finance roadmap. According to a survey by Sallie Mae , nearly four out of five college students carry a credit card balance. About ...

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  9. Industries That Thrive On RecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Recessions are hard on everyone - aren't they? Actually, just as wars have their war babies , recessions have their tough offspring as well. In this article we'll take a look at the industries that flourish in the adversity of a recession and why they do so well when everyone else is struggling to make ends meet.

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  10. Investors Concerned With Federal ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    America's central bank wraps up its two day meeting on Wednesday and will subsequently outline its latest monetary policy. The Fed has been holding down the federal funds rate near zero since the financial crisis, but a strengthening economy has lead to speculation that it will raise rates sooner than later.

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  11. Economic development firm offering to help Millinocket 'not afraid to ask hard questions'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    At the request of Town Manager rates of homeowner tenure, property foreclosure, commercial and housing availability, mortgage performance, income levels, job availability and household composition, CZB President economic performance and assets, Buki said. "I think the operating hunch for us is that the economy that built the town isn't going to carry the town in the near or long-term future.

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  12. Renters feeling the chillRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A recent survey conducted by independent research company Buzz Channel has shown that when it comes to life at home, those in rental accommodation are more likely to suffer from health related issues due to substandard living conditions. With houses that are cold and continually mouldy due to condensation and dampness, it is both people who rent and those having difficultly with mortgage repayments who have a significantly higher chance of living in a home with widespread issues.

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  13. SolarShare grows as 'green bonds' heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    SolarShare's latest co-op solar project, seen here earlier this month, is a 600 kilowatt rooftop solar installation on a mixed-use commercial building in Brampton. SolarShare's latest co-op solar project, seen here earlier this month, is a 600 kilowatt rooftop solar installation on a mixed-use commercial building in Brampton.

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  14. Santa Monica Using $1M to Evaluate Its HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The town will use a Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge grant to determine just how much people in this picture-postcard town really like living there As Eileen Brown and her dog stand on a bluff at Santa Monica's Palisades Park and survey endless miles of sparkling blue ocean, clear skies and shimmering sandy beaches, she ponders how life could possibly get any better in this corner of paradise. There's a picturesque pier off in the distance with an old-fashioned merry-go-round that stands nearly side-by-side with the world's first solar-powered Ferris wheel.

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  15. Debt swallows up students at vet, grad, professional schoolsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Maybe it's because the number seemed so surreal. Or because no one else in her family had done this before.

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  16. Learning To Dislike MLPsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Ads in the popular media warn us that noseblindness is the gradual acclimation to the smells of one's home, car, or belongings, in which the affected does not notice the odors, even though those around them do. It could be that conditions that become familiar will, over time, become conditions that the mind considers safe.

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  17. Scottish independence: Sterling on knife-edge as City braces for Scots voteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Mark Carney is returning early from this week's finance meeting of G20 countries and George Osborne has cancelled his trip entirely Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The City is bracing for "a major reaction" to sterling and shares following the Scottish independence result as the London market faces what could be its most turbulent week since the 2008 banking crisis.

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  18. Markets Live: Aussie on the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Shares slump early as poor Chinese data shakes investor confidence and threatens to push the local dollar below 90 US cents ahead of the US Fed meeting this week. The J ames Hardie Industries asbestos compensation fund is headed for a funding shortfall and is seeking approval from the NSW Supreme Court to pay some victims in instalments rather than lump sums.

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  19. More owners of luxury condos selling at a lossRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Times

    According to data compiled by STProperty.sg from URA Realis, 7 per cent of transacted units in the prime districts 9, 10 and 11 sold at a loss in the first eight months of this year, up from 5.5 per cent over the same year-ago period. Fewer people are profiting from their resales too: only 62.2 per cent enjoyed any capital gains - a steep drop from 83.5 per cent a year ago.

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  20. Social Security: The Wedding Gift Older Newlyweds Shouldn't Pass UpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Social Security's origins hark back to a time when many families had a single wage-earner, and the rules covering spousal benefits still largely reflect that family structure. As with any set of rules, though, those who don't neatly fit into the family dynamics that Social Security initially envisioned can find themselves in unusual situations.

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