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Bag delivery fee worth it for some fliersupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 19:14:00

Dick Sebion packed his carry-on bag and his golf clubs Wednesday morning and headed to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, excited about his trip to the Washington, D.C. area combining business with a little pleasure.

Virginia, Florida cities top most well-read listupdated: Wed May 16 2012 12:16:00

Virginia is for lovers, so the slogan goes -- but more specifically, it seems to be the state many book-lovers call home.

5 arrested, accused of forcing high school girls to be prostitutesupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 16:52:00

Authorities in Northern Virginia on Thursday busted an alleged violent gang and arrested the accused ringleader and four others on charges of forcing high school girls to be prostitutes.

Washington paid for a camel's visit to Mount Vernonupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 09:08:00

It's Christmas in 1787 at Mount Vernon, George Washington's stately home in Alexandria, Virginia. Holidays in the 18th century were usually pretty low key, according to Dean Norton, director of Horticulture at the first president's estate.

An unusual holiday guestupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 09:08:00

Photojournalist Bethany Swain introduces us to a camel spending Christmas at George Washington's Mount Vernon farm.

Pennsylvania man to plead guilty to terror-related chargeupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 19:27:00

A Pennsylvania man who was facing federal terrorism-related charges in Virginia for allegedly using the Internet to solicit jihadists to kill Americans has informed the court he intends to plead guilty, according to a court filing.

Tips on traveling with a passportupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 15:57:00

Alison Kosik briefs us on the latest passport protocol in this "On The Go."

'Homegrown extremist' charged in terror-related indictmentupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 13:28:00

A Pennsylvania man faces federal terrorism-related charges in Virginia for allegedly using the Internet to solicit jihadists to kill Americans, Justice Department officials announced Thursday.

Police detain 'suspicious' man, search vehicle near Pentagonupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 15:57:00

A U.S. Marine reservist was detained early Friday after being found acting "suspiciously" in Arlington National Cemetery before dawn, setting off a security scare that closed commuter routes around the Pentagon for a few hours to snarl morning rush-hour traffic, authorities said.

Suspicious vehicle near Pentagonupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 15:57:00

Authorities closed several roads near the Pentagon Friday morning to probe a suspicious vehicle.

Cambridge, Mass. tops Amazon's list of 'well-read' citiesupdated: Fri May 27 2011 11:25:00

Breaking News: People at Harvard read a lot.

Sad in the spring? Allergy-mood link is realupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 12:00:00

You know spring has sprung when hundreds of people daily turn to Twitter to vent about their itchy eyes, dripping nose and uncontrollable sneezing and coughing. And if it's not obvious that allergies can ruin a person's day, watch how many tweets go by that use "allergies" and the f-word in the same sentence.

Report says not every student needs four years of collegeupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 13:18:00

Every one of the 3,000 students at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, has met with a guidance counselor and come up with individual goals that include plans for graduating high school and beyond.

Assange attorney: Secret grand jury meeting in Virginia on WikiLeaksupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 12:00:00

A secret grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, is meeting to consider criminal charges in the WikiLeaks case, an attorney for the site's founder, Julian Assange, told the Al-Jazeera network in an interview.

Fallen troops honored at Arlington wreath ceremonyupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 20:18:00

Solemn rows of headstones in Arlington National Cemetery were adorned with holiday decorations Saturday morning, as hundreds of volunteers laid wreaths on the gravesites of America's fallen troops.

Alleged D.C. metro subway bomb plotter to remain in federal custodyupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 21:09:00

The man accused of attempting to help bomb subway systems in the Washington area will remain in federal custody after his court-appointed attorneys declined Friday to challenge his continued detention.

Inside Washington D.C.'s 'Little Ethiopia'updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 13:32:00

A record shop blares the contagious thump-thump of Ethiopian music. The aroma of strong coffee fills the air. And thick spices tickle your nose virtually every half a block. This is 9th and U Street in Washington, D.C. -- the unofficially designated "Little Ethiopia". Africans have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and it's clear here in the 25 shops and restaurants huddled together in one city block.

Inside Washington's 'Little Ethiopia'updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 13:32:00

Marketplace Africa takes a look at how one community is really thriving in the U.S. capital.

Can airlines be ranked for safety?updated: Mon Oct 18 2010 12:10:00

Every once in a while, air travelers call up the Flight Safety Foundation and ask: Which airline should I fly? Is this one considered statistically safer than another?

Passengers aboard fatal flight included lobbyists, childrenupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 21:55:00

The Alaska Department of Public Safety Tuesday released the names of those killed and injured in the airplane crash that took the life of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. David Morris, spokesman for the GCI telecommunications company, explained who was aboard the plane.

Officials issue national strategy to fight child sex crimesupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 06:59:00

With child sex crimes in the United States sharply increasing, federal officials Monday issued a "national strategy" to combat child exploitation in homes, on streets and over the internet.

DC 5 given 10 years in jailupdated: Sat Jun 26 2010 12:21:00

DC 5 found guilty in Pakistani court, CNN's Nic Robertson met their lawyer and investigated their case.

Rain, wind batter Northeastupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:52:00

Rain and heavy winds cause flooding and knock out power to hundreds of thousands.

Nor'easter kills seven, cuts power to 300,000updated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:52:00

Authorities have linked seven deaths to the nor'easter affecting the Eastern Seaboard, and more than 300,000 customers remained without power Monday in the Northeast after rain and fierce winds.

American Muslims face Pakistan courtupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 23:37:00

Prosecutors presented their case Tuesday against five Americans arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of plotting terror attacks.

5 American terror suspects say they are being tortured in Pakistanupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 09:58:00

Five Americans arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of plotting terror attacks claimed again Tuesday they are being tortured in jail.

CNNMoney: From temp gig to dream jobupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 05:28:00

For those on the hunt for a new job, temping may feel like a last resort. But some determined professionals are finding it's a way to upgrade their careers.

Your most embarrassing health confessionsupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 11:51:00

AWOL tampons, gas, losing your breakfast on the doc? To prove that you are so not alone when it comes to mortifying health mishaps, Health readers shared some of their stories with us. And our own medical editor, Roshini Rajapaksa, MD, weighs in on when you really do need to talk to your doctor about an embarrassing episode or symptom.

Jury ends day of deliberations over former lawmakerupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 17:17:00

Jurors in the corruption trial of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of Louisiana ended their second day of deliberations without a verdict Friday, said a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Jury starts deliberations in ex-lawmaker's corruption trialupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 19:45:00

The jury in the corruption trial of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of Louisiana began deliberating Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Alexandria, Virginia, said.

FSB: Getting small biz contracts to small businessesupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 10:07:00

In 2008 a lucky engineering firm snagged the top spot on a list of leading small business contractors to the federal government. Based in Alexandria, Va., the company had signed an impressive 39 contracts with government entities ranging from the U.S. Navy to the Department of Energy. The catch? The "small business" in question, VSE Corp., employs 1,920 workers and posted $1 billion in revenues last year.

People.com: Madeleine McCann's Parents Head to U.S. for Oprah Specialupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 15:40:00

Just a day after the two-year anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance, her parents will appear on the talk show

Water taxis to ferry hundreds across Potomac for inaugurationupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 21:44:00

While nearly all maritime activity on the Potomac River will be halted on Inauguration Day, a handful of Mall-goers will sail from Virginia to Washington on water taxis.

Time.com: McCain's Brother Calls 911 to Gripe About Trafficupdated: Sat Oct 25 2008 02:00:00

The brother of GOP presidential candidate Sen. John McCain said Friday he'll withdraw from campaign activities after calling 911 to complain about traffic

Time.com: Study: Girls Equally Good at Mathupdated: Thu Jul 24 2008 19:00:00

Sixteen years after Barbie dolls declared, "Math class is tough!" girls are proving that when it comes to math they are just as tough as boys

Time.com: Fish pedicures: Carp Rid Feet of Scaly Skin updated: Mon Jul 21 2008 08:00:00

Fish pedicures are creating something of a splash in the D.C. area, where a northern Virginia spa has been offering them for the past four months

Time.com: Paying for Gas with Credit? Not Hereupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 16:00:00

When gas station manager Roger Randolph realized it was costing him money each time someone filled up with $4-a-gallon gas, he hung a sign on his pumps: "No more credit cards"

Time.com: US Charges 2 in China Spy Caseupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 11:00:00

A Defense Department analyst and a former engineer for Boeing Co. were accused Monday in separate spy cases with helping deliver military secrets to the Chinese government

FSB: Preferential contracting made easyupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 11:08:00

The Small Business Administration and preferential contracting - procurement policies designed to assist small companies and other vendors designated as disadvantaged in open competition - have been inexorably linked for more than 50 years.

Fortune: Swimming upstreamupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 12:52:00

I am an optimistic fool. In fact, that's a core value of the Motley Fool - not Pollyanna-ish optimism, but optimism nonetheless. I was bearish on the overall market for most of 2007, but I still invested. Why? Because Foolish investing means seeing the individual trees, not worrying about the forest. If I may continue with that hoary metaphor, there are lots of strong oaks out there, many fast-growing and stout saplings, but there is also plenty of dead wood that will look healthy until it tumbles.

Time.com: Feds Testing Airport Body Scannerupdated: Thu Oct 11 2007 15:00:00

The federal government will begin testing a body-scanning machine that could eventually be used instead of the metal detectors passengers walk through at airports

Time.com: Report: Bin Laden Planning 9/11 Videoupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 18:00:00

Terror mastermind Osama bin Laden plans a new video addressing the American people regarding the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, terror monitoring groups said Thursday

'Black Widow' is Buffalo's newest wing-eating champupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 03:22:00

When it comes to wolfing wings, Sonya Thomas is a wiz.

Woman wins wing eating contestupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 03:22:00

Woman wins wing eating contest

SI.com: John Rolfe: NFL crime site enjoys unusual peace updated: Wed Jun 20 2007 08:43:00

If the NFL offseason feels a little too long and sleepy, well, that's because it has been of late, at least according to NFLCRIMES.COM.

SI.com: Blaney heads list of America's top girls playersupdated: Thu May 24 2007 22:03:00

Shaylyn Blaney, Ward Melville (East Setauket, N.Y.), midfield, Sr.

Three secrets to a good night's sleep updated: Mon Mar 19 2007 10:15:00

Whenever I tell friends that my mattress is decades old and that I have low-back pain, their eyes pop open. This repeated facial expression has prompted me to think that, yes, there could be a connection. Another clue is an experience I had recently when sleeping on a fabulously comfortable hotel mattress. My husband tried to pry my fingers from the mattress corners, but I wouldn't budge. I wanted to live there. Time for a new mattress.

Your e-mails: 'Libby is the fall guy'updated: Tue Mar 06 2007 13:08:00

A federal jury has found former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby guilty on four of five counts in his perjury and obstruction of justice trial.

Money Magazine: No. 4. Columbia/Ellicott City, Md.updated: Mon Jul 17 2006 08:15:00

In 1772, the Ellicott brothers began turning a tobacco-country outpost into what would become the new country's largest flour-milling center.Almost 200 years later and not five miles down the road, legendary developer Jim Rouse began to develop Columbia as an improved alternative to cookie-cutter suburbs.Today the 160,000 residents of the neighboring communities reap the benefits of the old and new visions: Ellicott City has grand homes and a charming downtown. Columbia has park space totaling more than a third of the community's 14,000 acres, a wide selection of townhouses apartments, and a mall that's got everything.

Fortune: Lettersupdated: Mon Apr 17 2006 00:01:00

Secrets of Greatness: How I Work I APPRECIATE the superhuman effort and hours put in by the superachievers profiled in the March 20 issue ("All in a Day's Work"). What is missing is how they balan...

CNNMoney: Is it time to cash out?updated: Thu Dec 15 2005 16:15:00

Jim and Diane Smith are homeowners on the edge. For the past several months they have been taking mental notes on every new housing statistic in the papers: existing-home sales, housing starts, inventories and so on.

Money Magazine: What Novices Need Most: a Reality Checkupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 16:41:00

team? The hell with all the bubble talk. If so many people are making money in real estate, how hard can it be? ...

Money Magazine: What Novices Need Most: a Reality Checkupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

Tired of hearing about your not-so-bright cousin's latest real estate flip? Jealous that your mother-in-law's profits from the ancestral family split-level are big enough to buy a semipro baseball ...

CNNMoney: What novices need most: A reality checkupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 13:33:00

Tired of hearing about your not-so-bright cousin's latest real estate flip? Jealous that your mother-in-law's profits from the ancestral family split-level are big enough to buy a semipro baseball team?

CNNMoney: Report: New taxes levied on cellphonesupdated: Mon May 09 2005 09:46:00

State and local governments, reeling from declines in taxes from land-line phone service, are imposing new taxes on cellphone users, according to a story published Monday in USA Today.

CNNMoney: Last-chance retirement planupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 17:56:00

I'm 52-year-old woman who makes $115,000 a year, but has no savings due to withdrawals I made to pay for a parent's cancer treatment. I now want to save quickly for retirement at 65. My plan at this point is to use the first six months of 2005 to save an emergency fund and then try to replenish my 401(k). Any advice?

105-pound woman wins lobster-eating contestupdated: Sun Aug 22 2004 09:28:00

America's top speed-eater wolfed down 38 lobsters in 12 minutes Saturday to win the World Lobster Eating Contest.

FSB: The New Deal: Investors Take Allupdated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

If you've dodged the recession, sidestepped consumers' gloom, and kept your business going during 2001, you probably think you've escaped the worst. But the biggest threat to your future may be one...

FSB: All-Star Entrepreneurs Ready, Set, Grow What CEOs of ultra-fast-growing companies know that you don't--and how updated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00

Five years after founding his company, Alan Rudy wondered what exactly had gone wrong. No, the business wasn't headed for financial ruin; in fact, it had grown to more than $30 million in revenues ...

Money Magazine: Paula and Daryle Jordan Alexandria, Va. Income: $150,000 to $200,000updated: Fri Dec 01 2000 00:01:00

The Jordans have an aching sense of how quickly children grow up. "There's only so much time to mold their minds," says Paula, 38. So the two-career couple spend most of their earning power and fre...

Money Magazine: The Web Store Solution Small firms turn to e-business service providers to help build Internet storefronts.updated: Fri Sep 01 2000 00:01:00

Troubleshooting computer problems all day is child's play for Carol Higgins, a 26-year-old desktop-support engineer who works in Alexandria, Va. But building a website to support Binky Computers fo...

Fortune: Digital Paperupdated: Mon Jun 26 2000 00:01:00

Digital document transmission HQ: Alexandria, Va. Founded: 1995 Employees: 60 Sales: $4.4 million Stock: Privately held Address: www.digitalpaper.com

Fortune: If You Like to Bet Big, Here Come Hot-Rod Index Fundsupdated: Mon Sep 07 1998 00:01:00

If August's wild Dow vacillations didn't frighten you, you may have the fortitude for a trio of souped-up index-fund families. Rydex Series Trust Funds, Potomac Funds, and ProFunds lead a growing n...

Money Magazine: HOW TO AVOID THESE FOUR COSTLY CELLULAR-PHONE TRAPSupdated: Fri Aug 01 1997 00:01:00

Cell-phone connections can be fuzzy; so can their payment plans and bills. About 17% of Americans use cell phones, according to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, paying an avera...

Money Magazine: PORTLAND, ORE. WILL BE TOPS IN U.S. HOUSING APPRECIATIONupdated: Sat Jun 01 1996 00:01:00

Location, location, lo...well, you know the story. Over the next year, look for Portland, Ore. to provide the highest housing appreciation among the 50 biggest U.S. metropolitan areas: an average p...

Money Magazine: NOW MAY BE YOUR CHANCE TO SAVE THOUSANDS BY REFINANCING YOUR HOMEupdated: Fri Sep 01 1995 00:01:00

WITH THE INTEREST RATES ON FIXED-RATE mortgages near their lowest levels in 20 years, homeowners everywhere are thinking about refinancing--and right ly so. Whether your existing loan is an adjusta...

Money Magazine: EVERYBODY INTO THE CREDIT UNION POOL!updated: Thu Jun 01 1995 00:01:00

MAYBE YOU THINK YOU DON'T QUALIFY FOR a credit union, where savings yields tend to be higher and fees lower than they are at banks. It's true, participation in credit unions is by law restricted to...

Fortune: COMPANY GIVERS GET SMARTupdated: Mon Aug 22 1994 00:01:00

Like spouses in a healthy marriage, corporations and nonprofit organizations are redefining their relationships to suit a new environment. Once upon a time, corporate largess consisted of one-shot,...

Money Magazine: YIELD OF THE MONTH FOR SAVERS WILLING TO TAKE A LITTLE RISK THIS PAYOUT IS 6.3% -- AND RISINGupdated: Fri Apr 01 1994 00:01:00

Many utilities pay out nearly all of their profits in the form of dividends, sometimes neglecting to hang on to enough cash to finance growth. But despite its high yield, New England Electric (tick...

Fortune: 42,496 SECRETS ARE BAREDupdated: Mon Jan 24 1994 00:01:00

Ever wonder where in California is home to the greatest concentration of German Americans with a household income of $45,000 or more? Well, you would if you were running the West Coast ad campaign ...

Money Magazine: Nine sturdy utilities for a precarious year With interest rates and competition on the rise, only the most updated: Wed Dec 15 1993 00:01:00

If you're expecting electric utilities to meander through 1994 as the reliable old dividend machines they've always been, you're in for a shock. Like bonds, utility shares will take a pratfall if i...

Money Magazine: YOU SAY GOOD HABITS MUST BE INGRAINED EARLY updated: Fri Oct 01 1993 00:01:00

You should start teaching kids the value of money by the age of seven, say respondents to our August poll. But no matter how dutifully you do so, peer pressure may still lead the children astray. T...

Fortune: THE COMPANY CUREupdated: Mon Sep 06 1993 00:01:00

President Clinton is turning his attention to health care at last. But some companies, tired of waiting for Washington to bring down costs, have taken the stethoscope into their own hands by settin...

Money Magazine: INSURANCE YOU DON'T NEED Dropping policies like these could cut your premium costs by 10%.updated: Thu Jul 01 1993 00:01:00

Failing to protect yourself and your family against serious financial loss is a huge mistake. Still, though it's not as potentially ruinous, overinsuring is a gross error too. The cost of buying bo...

Money Magazine: Our new Deficit Watch; help your child get a job; writing prenups right; collectible radios WHEN YOUR CAR OR HOME INSURER DROPS updated: Tue Jun 01 1993 00:01:00

Ron Sladon Sr., 63, of Lexington, Ky. (below) learned his car insurer wouldn't renew his policy after he recently filed $2,500 in claims for two accidents -- neither of which were his fault. ''I wa...

Money Magazine: Life insurance savings; college scholarship services; car-seat recalls; last-minute gifts HOW TO SAVE 30% ON LIFE INupdated: Mon Dec 21 1992 00:01:00

Are you healthy? If so, you may qualify for unusually low universal life or term rates. More and more life insurance companies are tinkering with the three main rate classes that partly determine t...

Money Magazine: Investing right now and for the year ahead STOCKS MAY GO TO A NEW HIGH, BUT THE RALLY WON'T LASTupdated: Tue Dec 01 1992 00:01:00

All year long, we've been warning that stocks were overpriced, that investment profits would be hard to come by and that you could actually suffer losses of as much as 15%. That cautionary advice l...

Money Magazine: RATING SOCIAL SERVICE GROUPS updated: Tue Dec 01 1992 00:01:00

These charities give you the broadest range of choices among our five categories -- the 44 organizations listed below do everything from helping the homeless to raising money for the Olympics. In a...

Fortune: ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE RETROACTIVE RICH-BASHINGupdated: Mon Sep 21 1992 00:01:00

Wonder why so many Americans don't expect a fair shake from government? Consider this small parable. The victims are boat owners. For more than two years, the boat industry has fought to get rid of...

Money Magazine: DON'T LET A WOBBLY BANK UNDERMINE YOUR FINANCESupdated: Sat Aug 01 1992 00:01:00

Banks have enjoyed a surge in profits this year, but their newfound stability may not last. So don't get lulled into complacency by positive news about their earnings and stock price increases. You...

Fortune: HOW TO VET YOUR INSURANCEupdated: Mon Aug 12 1991 00:01:00

In seizing control of troubled Mutual Benefit Life Insurance, the state of New Jersey further stoked concerns nationwide that other companies offering life insurance and annuities may be endangered...

Money Magazine: MORTGAGE RATES WILL STAY BELOW 10% ALL YEARupdated: Mon Jul 01 1991 00:01:00

If you're thinking of buying a home, now may be the time to lock in a great mortgage: forecasters say that rates figure to remain in the single digits until the economic recovery builds up early ne...

Fortune: MORE VETERANS' HOMES GO PRIVATEupdated: Mon Mar 25 1991 00:01:00

South Carolina has become the fourth state to subcontract nursing-home care for some of its ailing military veterans. The others: Alabama, Maryland, and Mississippi. More may follow. The number of ...

Money Magazine: INSURANCE WOES? SUPER-COBRA COMES TO THE RESCUEupdated: Fri Feb 01 1991 00:01:00

If you are laid off or fired -- as half a million Americans are expected to be over the next five months -- one concern you won't face immediately is the loss of health insurance. That's because CO...

Money Magazine: CHECK THIS FACT BEFORE YOU BID FOR A HOUSE updated: Tue Jan 01 1991 00:01:00

If you want a good clue about where housing prices are headed in your area, here's one key piece of research that can help you: find out whether the average number of days that houses have remained...

Money Magazine: ASK THE EXPERT: ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS TAX SHELTER, INVESTMENT COURSE, RENTAL PROPERTYupdated: Fri Jun 01 1990 00:01:00

Q. Would it make sense for me to buy a new house with my savings just to get a large, tax-deductible mortgage? I'm self-employed, single, in my forties, have a healthy income and no debts. My savin...

Money Magazine: The Once and Future Houseupdated: Wed Mar 21 1990 00:01:00

Let's kiss off the '80s: No more trying on houses, showing off the fit, then shedding them to acquire next year's model. Nobody's knocking the dollars such trade-ins and trade-ups generated, but si...

Money Magazine: HOW'S A 15% RETURN ON SILVER SOUND?updated: Thu Mar 01 1990 00:01:00

Q. I have been offered an opportunity to purchase $10,000 worth of silver or gold, which would be sold to a guaranteed buyer 10 years later. The brokerage, Morgan Bradford & Co. of Los Angeles, tal...

Money Magazine: WHAT TO DO ABOUT CATASTROPHIC'S REPEAL Best advice: sit tight for nowupdated: Mon Jan 01 1990 00:01:00

Exactly how private insurers will overhaul their supplemental Medicare insurance policies now that Congress has moved to repeal the controversial 17- month-old Catastrophic Coverage Act was hazy as...

Money Magazine: THE RIGHT AND WRONG WAYS TO CUT YOUR MORTGAGE COSTSupdated: Fri Dec 01 1989 00:01:00

Paying off your mortgage early can save you thousands of dollars in interest. For example, by prepaying $50 a month on a 30-year, $100,000 mortgage at 10%, you could avoid owing $60,322 in interest...

Money Magazine: WHY CONDOMINIUMS ARE UNDERAPPRECIATEDupdated: Wed Nov 01 1989 00:01:00

Don't be fooled by figures some developers bandy about indicating that condominiums appreciated in value faster than single-family detached homes in recent years. There are always anomalous windfal...

Money Magazine: GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE ON A HOMEOWNERS OR AUTO CLAIMupdated: Thu Jun 01 1989 00:01:00

Jane Sorrell Walden, 40, of Durham, N.C. slowly drove homeward during a torrential downpour on Aug. 11, 1986 only to find a swarm of reporters, cameramen and curiosity seekers gawking at her three-...

Money Magazine: NIFTY NINETIES YOUR FINANCES INSURANCE ''The revolution in insurance is just beginning.''updated: Wed Oct 12 1988 00:01:00

Our ancestors' eyes undoubtedly started to glaze over shortly after an ancient Roman actuary unveiled the first mortality table. The average consumer hasn't paid much attention to life and health i...

Money Magazine: MIXING LIFE INSURANCE WITH NURSING-HOME CARE: A DUBIOUS POLICYupdated: Thu Sep 01 1988 00:01:00

The runaway price of long-term nursing care can be a real worry for millions of older Americans, not to mention for their children. The average nursing- home stay lasts more than a year -- 408 days...

Money Magazine: INSURANCE Cutting the Cost of Your Coverageupdated: Fri Apr 01 1988 00:01:00

Mastering the insurance market is like committing the intricacies of the city bus system to memory. It can be useful, but not something you would advertise at cocktail parties. But even though pick...

Money Magazine: LAWSUIT INSURANCEupdated: Thu Oct 01 1987 00:01:00

-- Driving the family car home after drinking at a party, a Florida teenager crosses into oncoming traffic and slams into another car, seriously injuring all three of its passengers. One suffers pe...

Fortune: After the bombing, business as usualupdated: Mon May 12 1986 00:01:00

When U.S. jets bombed Libya, the world braced for a round of terrorist retaliation. Yet the international business community's initial response was calm. The Dow Jones industrial average paused onl...

Fortune: Defining the freedom of pitchupdated: Mon May 27 1985 00:01:00

In a case with important First Amendment implications, a U.S. District Court judge has ruled that a financial newsletter falls under the jurisdiction of the 45-year-old Investment Advisers Act and ...

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