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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 27

Capitol Hill at it again. Our elected representatives are doing that thing again where they take a funding bill right down to the wire, risking a shutdown. This time, you may recall, the issue is the federal Department of Homeland

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Sports And Money: The Story Behind Yoan Moncada’s Big Payday

Cuba and the U.S. might be moving toward normalized relations, and this development will likely only speed up a trend that has been growing over the past decade: Cuban baseball players joining Major League Baseball. Historically, Cuba has groomed some of

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Feb. 26

101.8 inches. That’s how much snow has fallen in Boston this winter, which is only six inches shy of the city’s record. Most of that snowfall has accumulated in February, and Boston has already broken its 30-day record by more

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What Happens If You Don’t Pay Your Taxes?

You spent a frustrating weekend sorting through a mountain of receipts, or you’re irritated because you misplaced your W-2. And the idea struck you: what if I just don’t pay my taxes this year? It’s tempting to put the task

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Millennials and Money: The Business Of Being A Yo-Yo Man

This week, BusinessJournalism.org kicks off a look at the changing face of entrepreneurs among young people and the millennial generation. Following your passions can be an up-and-down business. But as a professional yo-yo performer, Mark Hayward has mastered the trick. Since

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Key moves on Keystone. Welp, he did it. As expected, President Obama vetoed legislation passed by the Republican-led Congress that would have paved the way for an oil pipeline stretching from Canada to Texas. Politico has the scoop on what

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Entertaining Business: The Biggest Problems With the 2015 Oscars

The final Oscar ratings are in … and they are bad. Really bad. The show had its lowest ratings in six years with 37.3 million total viewers, which was a 14 percent drop from 2014. And even their key demographic didn’t tune

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Transportation And Money: Get Those Last-Minute Spring Break Travel Deals

With spring break fast approaching, it’s not too late for college students (and wanna-be college students) to book a trip that won’t break the bank. Airline fares and resorts often raise prices in response to basic supply and demand, but

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Millennials and Money: The New Face Of Entrepreneurship

Despite being dealt one of the worst economic situations in recent history, Millennials are optimistic about money. This is especially true in the U.S. where, according to a Pew Research study, young people are more likely to be optimistic than

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Feb. 24

PawSox on the move? A small Rhode Island town’s beloved minor league baseball team — an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox — might be moving to Providence, according to the Boston Globe. The paper writes that the Pawtucket Red

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