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  • San Francisco considera permitir rentas en Airbnb. Las autoridades de San Francisco se aprestaban a anunciar una nueva legislación que permitiría a los residentes de la ciudad rentar sus viviendas a través de sitios en internet como Airbnb, que compite con hoteles…
  • Boston: fraude a inmigrantes brasileños. El Secretario de Estado de Massachusetts William Galvin acusó hoy a la empresa Telexfree de fraude en agravio de miles de inmigrantes brasileños en la región de Boston. La empresa, con sede central en Marlborough,…
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  • Tips to manage spending in retirement. Advisers put a considerable amount of effort into talking to clients about accumulating a life savings. But advisers and their clients tend to devote less thought to how to spend that money when it’s time.…
  • Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit. Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer. Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey…
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  • Tax relief rescues are really a ruse. You’re deeply in debt to the Internal Revenue Service when you hear a radio ad promising to settle the bill for a fraction of what you owe. There will be a team of tax experts,…
  • Financial advice for people who aren't rich. For a couple of years now, a number of entrepreneurs have been racing to solve the same problem: the financial services industry’s persistent inability to provide personalized advice and appropriate investments at a reasonable price…
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  • The sneaky way car insurers raise your rates. Car insurance companies charge higher rates if you’re poor, less educated or just plain lazy, two new studies show. The companies calculate which customers are least likely to shop around after price increases and then…
  • The most hated U.S. airline is also the most profitable. Spirit Airlines inspires a special kind of wrath among the American traveling public: It’s the industry leader in customer complaints by a wide margin. Over the last five years, Spirit’s rate of complaints to the…
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  • Credit card rates on rise as spending wobbles. As consumer spending growth continues to slow, credit card issuers are using more perks to prod shoppers to use their cards, according to a new CardHub study. Meanwhile, credit card interest rates are rising—a separate but…
  • Q. and A. on Heartbleed. This week, security researchers publicized a significant security flaw, named Heartbleed, which could expose the personal information that people plug into websites, like passwords and credit card numbers.  Unlike some past Internet security problems, the…
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