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'How I'm Spending My Tax Refund'

From getting a Tibetan terrier puppy to saving for an engagement ring, here's how six people plan to spend their tax refunds this year.

Why Spirit Airlines Will Never Be Great Again

Looking at Spirit Airlines' financials, you might think the low-cost carrier is a smart buy. But don't be fooled by the balance sheets: The Spirit business model that generates profits carries the seeds of its own destruction by generating toxic ill will with its passengers.

Where Do the Most Spoiled Children in the U.S. Live?

Raising children is expensive, and depending on where you live, it can be much more so. We've examined the seven most costly child-rearing cities, and cross-checked them with a livability study to see if parents are really getting what they're paying for.

How to Invest Like J.R. Ewing

It's a tough admission to make, but we're all friends here: Lately, I've taken to watching old DVDs of Dallas. It's become a vice I can't shake. And, much to my surprise, I'm learning a lot about investing from the adventures of the oil-rich Ewing family, especially the sly, conniving older brother, J.R.

10 Most Popular U.S. Summer Vacation Cities

When it's time for some R&R in the sun, Americans have a wealth of options. But based on summertime hotel room rentals, which one takes the crown? Orlando with its theme parks? New York with its culture? Washington with it's history? L.A. with its beaches? None of the above. Curious? Read on ...

10 Worst Neighborhoods for Car Theft

Have you ever come out of a restaurant, store or even your home, and been unable to find your car? First you wonder if your memory has failed, then...

Dallas's JR Lassos $11.5 Million in Damages from Citigroup

Citigroup is on the hook for $11.5 million in damages after losing an arbitration case against actor Larry Hagman, best known for his role as J.R. Ewing in the television series "Dallas," who had accused the bank of fraud and misconduct.

The Economic Impact of the 'Katrina Diaspora'

Five years after Hurricane Katrina, an estimated 100,000 displaced New Orleans residents have yet to return home. What impact have these evacuees had on the local economies of their new homes?