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A financial adviser who specializes in divorces outlines the steps you need to take after your marriage ends to ensure your financial health.
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After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system, the government still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.
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Consumer sentiment slipped in July while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a University of Michigan survey shows.
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