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More Children Are Dying In Hot Cars. Safety Groups Say Tweeting Isn’t Enough

Is Tweeting enough to reverse the alarm trend of more children dying in hot cars ? Safety advocates say there is technology available now on certain vehicles that regulators could make standard if they was so inclined. The Trump administration’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday launched what it called a 12-hour “Tweetup” designed […]

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Ask Larry: Can I Increase My Social Security Retirement Benefit If I Work Past 70?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column explains what years of income can count toward higher Social Security benefits, benefits available after multiple marriages, benefits available after divorce and remarriage, adopted grandchildren and suspicious claims made by […]

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Consumer Still Reigns As Target, Lowe’s Both Exceed Earnings Expectations

Key Takeaways: Earnings from Target and Lowe’s exceed expectations Negative yield on just-issued 30-year German bond Fed minutes awaited and bond yields pop back up slightly Did we mention how the consumer is king? It’s worth beating that drum again after more evidence rolled in Wednesday from Target (TGT) and Lowe’s (LOW). Both big-box stores […]