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Working at Home: An Impossible Dream?

Work-at-home jobs exist but finding them's not easy

In fact, its been estimated that for every one legitimate home-based business opportunity, there are over 40 scams waiting to take your money....

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FDIC Closes NetBank, ING Assumes Deposits

Competition, mortgage slowdown, delinquent loans blamed

FDIC Closes NetBank, ING Assumes Deposits...

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Toyota Recalls Floor Mats, NHTSA Warns Prius Owners

Not all Priuis owners buy the floor mat theory

Toyota Recalls Floor Mats, NHTSA Warns Prius Owners...

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28 Days of NutriSystem

Trick or treat? Time will tell.

28 Days of NutriSystem...

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Topps Beef Recall Expanded

Hamburger patties may be infected with E. coli

Topps Beef Recall Expanded...

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Mixing Acetaminophen and Caffeine May Cause Liver Damage

It's not just coffee -- some medications also contain caffeine

Mixing Acetaminophen and Caffeine May Cause Liver Damage...

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Facebook Has 'A Long Way to Go,' Investigators Say

States probing social networking site's safety and security measures

Facebook Has 'A Long Way to Go,' Investigators Say...

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Cuomo Charges Facebook Ignores Sexual Predators

New York investigation could cool Microsoft's ardor

Cuomo Charges Facebook Ignores Sexual Predators...

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TJX Offers Settlement For Data Breach, But With Strings Attached

Company offers credit monitoring, store credit and discounts as compensation for losses

TJX Offers Settlement For Data Breach, But With Strings Attached...

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Economists Warn Debt Crisis Could Hammer Consumers

Shockwaves could spread from Wall Street to Main Street

Economists Warn Debt Crisis Could Hammer Consumers...

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Scammer Claims To Be 'Verified By Visa'

Phishing emails try to trick consumers into revealing passwords

Identity thieves are constantly looking for new ways to trick consumers into revealing personal information in response to phishing emails. ...

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Credit Card Theft Takes Many Forms

Merchants often the big losers; consumer vigilance essential

Credit Card Theft Takes Many Forms...

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Pet Industry Agrees on Need for Toxicity Standards

Wal-Mart relies on spin doctors, while others call for research and stricter standards

Pet Industry Agrees on Need for Toxicity Standards...

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Two Credit Bureaus Offer Consumers Credit Freeze in 50 States

Trans Union, Equifax reverse policy; Experian undecided

Two Credit Bureaus Offer Consumers Credit Freeze in 50 States...

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Mattel, Not China, To Blame For Toy Recall, Company Admits

But U.S. manufacturers, consumer advocates all for stronger government oversight

Mattel, Not China, To Blame For Toy Recall, Company Admits...

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Simplicity & Graco Cribs Recalled After Infant Deaths

Nearly 1 million cribs on recall list

Simplicity & Graco Cribs Recalled After Infant Deaths...

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Industry Responds to Reports of Lead in Wal-Mart Pet Toys

'Poison is poison,' toxic metals specialist warnsWal-Mart calls out its spin doctors

Industry Responds to Reports of Lead in Wal-Mart Pet Toys...

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Gamers Irate Over NFL Madden 2008 Glitches

Bugs make nation's most popular video game "unplayable," fans complain

NFL Madden 2008, the nation's most popular video game, has so many glitches that consumers are saying the Electronic Arts game is unplayable....

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Wal-Mart Attacks Lab Tests that Found Lead, Chromium in Pet Toys

Threatens legal action to silence independent lab's reports

Wal-Mart Attacks Lab Tests that Found Lead, Chromium in Pet Toys...

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Southwest Airlines Sticks With Open Seating

New system assigns passengers to a boarding group

Southwest Airlines Sticks With Open Seating...

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Congress Considers Legislation To Help Homeowners In Trouble

Bills would raise limits on federal loans for homebuyers

Congress Considers Legislation To Help Homeowners In Trouble...

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REI Recalls Childrens Trailer Bicycles

REI Recalls Childrens Trailer Bicycles...

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New F150 Erupts in Flames as Ford Truck Fires Rage On

More than 10 million vehicles recalled but fires continue

New F150 Erupts in Flames as Ford Truck Fires Rage On...

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Bank of America Takes Bigger Bite with $3 ATM Fee

How can you avoid lining the pockets of big banks?

Bank of America Takes Bigger Bite with $3 ATM Fee...

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August Foreclosures Up 115% Over Last Year

Nevada, California, Florida the Foreclosure Big 3

August Foreclosures Up 115% Over Last Year...

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Wal-Mart Reviewing Results of Tests on China-Made Pet Toys

Consumer Product Safety Commission ignores inquiries, FDA claims no jurisdiction

Wal-Mart Reviewing Results of Tests on China-Made Pet Toys...

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Study Finds Too Many Parking Spaces

Parking spaces outnumber drivers 3-1, Purdue study finds

Study Finds Too Many Parking Spaces...

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Feds Sue Infomercial Maestro Kevin Trudeau Again

'Natural Cures' weight-loss book misleads consumers, agency charges

Feds Sue Infomercial Maestro Kevin Trudeau Again...

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Hackers Steal Information On 6.3 Million Ameritrade Customers

'Unauthorized code' enabled thieves to breach database

Hackers Steal Information On 6.3 Million Ameritrade Customers...

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Verizon Wireless Challenges Spectrum Auction Rules

Telecom giant opposes "open access" conditions supported by Google

Verizon Wireless Challenges Spectrum Auction Rules...

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Online Camera Stores: Take a Close Look

Rigged reviews, bait-and-switch tactics common

Bait-and-switch swindles can occur in any industry, but many online camera dealers seem to have made bait-and-switch their routine business model....

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Quechup Spills Spam Into Email Boxes

Social network hijacks user accounts to send unauthorized invites

U.K.-based Quechup has quickly garnered a less-than-tasty reputation for sending mass invite mailings that appear to be from the email of a trusted friend....

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FTC Warns Many Mortgage Ads Are Deceptive

Claims about "incredibly low rates and payments" are often false

FTC Warns Many Mortgage Ads Are Deceptive...

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Lithium Ion Batteries to Power Mercedes Luxury Hybrid

Mercedes confident the batteries will be safe

Lithium Ion Batteries to Power Mercedes Luxury Hybrid...

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Study: Kids Getting Too Much Sodium

Popular snacks contain way too much salt, set kids up for hypertension

Study: Kids Getting Too Much Sodium...

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Phishing Scam Targets Xbox Live Users

Email claims to be about changes in the target's account

Phishing Scam Targets Xbox Live Users...

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Feds Aware of Prius Runaway Acceleration

Car seems OK after a "reboot" but the problem often recurs later

Feds Probe Prius Runaway Acceleration...

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CANIDAE Denies Reports of Painkiller in its Pet Food

Independent Texas lab found acetaminophen; FDA "checking into" it

CANIDAE Denies Reports of Painkiller in its Pet Food...

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Caffeine Content Labels Suggested for Soft Drinks

Researchers find content varies widely among brands

Caffeine Content Labels Suggested for Soft Drinks...

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Lab Tests Find Painkiller in Samples of Pet Food

But tests don't find any melamine

Lab Tests Find Painkiller in Samples of Pet Food...

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Foreclosures Continue at Record Levels

One of every seven subprime borrowers is delinquent, report finds

Foreclosures Continue at Record Levels...

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Feds Require Side Curtain Airbags by 2013

Smaller test dummies will provide more protection for petite females

The NHTSA will require automakers to equip all vehicles with side curtain air bags that provide head and torso protection in side-impact crashes by 2013....

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Apple Cuts Price Of iPhone

Offers $100 credit to early adopters

Apple Cuts Price Of iPhone...

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Dodd Offers Legislation To Stop Predatory Lending

Bill would tighten subprime lending guidelines, stop unscrupulous practices

Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) says he will introduce legislation that would crack down on predatory lenders and give homeowners more protection against e...

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Connecticut Sues Brokers, Realtors in Alleged Subprime Scam

'Vast predatory lending scheme' targeted low-income homebuyers

Connecticut Sues Brokers, Realtors in Alleged Subprime Scam...

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Purina Denies Claim on Bichon Frise Deaths

ASPCA opens investigation into unexplained dog deaths

Purina Denies Claim on Bichon Frise Deaths...

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Secondhand Smoke Bad for Pets

Smoking just as dangerous for pets as contaminated food

Dr. Carolynn MacAllister, an Oklahoma State University Coop Extension Service veterinarian, says if secondhand smoke is harmful to people, it stands to rea...

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Researchers Link Smoking To Dementia

Another good reason not to smoke

Researchers Link Smoking To Dementia...

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BMW Automatic Transmissions Prone to Failure

Owners face repair bills up to $7,000

The BMW automatic transmission that is failing through the country wins this week's "Lemon of the Week" Award. Consumers from all over the U.S. are reporti...

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Latest Spam Scam Targets Bank Of America Customers

Bogus email warns of "invalid login attempts"

Latest Spam Scam Targets Bank Of America Customers...

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Number of Children Injured by Dangerous Products More than Doubles

Study blames lax enforcement, corporate foot-dragging

Number of Children Injured by Dangerous Products More than Doubles...

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Bush, Bernanke Pledge To Stabilize Mortgage Meltdown

But no bail-outs for speculators; higher FHA limits possible

Bush, Bernanke Pledge To Stabilize Mortgage Meltdown...

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