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Credit Score Up? Build Credit Smarts, Too

Our credit scores are going up, but knowledge of how credit works is declining

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Home Construction Slips 0.9% To 1.25 Million In June

The building of single-family homes was offset by a big drop in apartment construction

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Burger King's '50/50' Menu Randomly Decides Whether Customers Get Real Meat on Their Burgers

The program is being tested in Sweden to find out if customers really can tell the difference between real meat and plant-based burger patties

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Amazon Prime Day Comes with Glitches for Some

Some shoppers said they couldn't add products to their carts, a second straight year the sale has suffered tech issues

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Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception In Congress

Company hopes to create its own digital currency

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Should You Pay For TSA Precheck, Global Entry, Or Clear?

You’ve seen the special lines at the airport: People just breezing on through routine security measures...

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Retail Rivals Crash Amazon's Prime Day Party

Walmart, Best Buy, eBay, Target and other retailers are also offering discounts

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Retail Sales Rise 0.4% In June In Sign Of Consumer Health

Retail sales account for about one-third of spending, while the other two-thirds are in services

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Facebook Currency Plan Faces Heavy Scrutiny By Congress

"Unregulated Crypto Assets can facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity."

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