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Dollars and Sense: Will trouble in Greece shake U.S. markets?

Money
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/26/15, 08:50 am

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Dollars and Sense: Earnings season, oil, and a Swiss surprise

Money
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/19/15, 10:20 am

Earnings season underway. A week ago, Alcoa’s report kicked off the quarterly earnings season, and while it was good, the news has been mostly downhill since then. A lot of companies, especially banks, missed expectations. Both Bank of America and CitiGroup fell short, and they’re not alone. JP Morgan Chase also missed projections—not by a little but by quite a lot. 

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For one young couple, 'the simple life' meant starting out in a tent

Personal Finance
by Mary Reichard
Posted 1/13/15, 05:03 pm

While some might dream of downsizing and retiring to a simpler life—say to a 400-square-foot cabin in the woods—Mandy and Jeremiah Jones decided to start out that way. After college, the newlyweds lived in a tent for more than a year while Jeremiah constructed their small cabin. Unlike most young couples, they now live in a house that’s completely paid for. Five wooden steps lead to the door of their home in rural northwest Arkansas, which is surrounded by curious cows and a pet chicken named Phineas.

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