Deb Fisher

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My husband’s other wife: She died, so I could find the man I love.

Shortly after my husband John and I were married, on a day he was at work and I was home moving my things into his house, I opened a cardboard box in …

Dear Prudence: I was obsessed with a young woman I mentored.

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Toxic Product Alert: Avoid Equity-Indexed Annuities

Upside with downside protection. Especially after the unfortunate adventures of 2008-2009 isn’t that what everybody wants? A product touting those features should sell like hotcakes, so naturally Wall Street is just too happy to supply it – Even if the product isn’t very good, it will sell. Which …

Surrogate Parenthood For Money Is A Form Of Human Trafficking

Last week marked the 28th birthday of Baby M, the child who was born from the surrogate pregnancy arrangement between Mary Beth Whitehead who was paid to use her eggs and womb and William Stern’s sperm to give birth to a child for Stern and his infertile wife, Elizabeth. After delivery, Whitehead …

Friday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Energy

In afternoon trading on Friday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.6%. Within that group, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) and Exelon (NYSE: EXC) are two of the day’s stand-outs, showing a gain of 2.2% and 2.1%, respectively. Among utilities ETFs, one ETF following the sector is the …

Walmart living wage: If the company paid its employees more, how much would prices go up?

In the series “The Secret Life of a Food Stamp,” Marketplace reporter Krissy Clark traces how big-box stores make billions from the federal …

Are men funnier than women? Sorry, Christopher Hitchens, they’re not.

In the course of researching our book, we met with humorists all over the world—and in most cases, those humorists were male. In Los Angeles, the …

Belle Knox's Porn Crusade Is Fantasy, Not Feminism

I really, really hate Duke. I'll preface this whole thing by laying out my unabashed (and probably illogical) disdain for the Blue Devils up front. Having graduated from the University of Maryland, I'm pretty sure I took a freshman course on my obligation to just despise Duke. And so I do.<p>With that …

Woman Mistakenly Declared Dead Died Trying To Escape Morgue Freezer, Lawsuit Alleges

A California family who claims a loved one was prematurely declared dead, and then "frozen alive" while trying to escape a morgue freezer, has filed a lawsuit against the hospital.<p>According to the lawsuit, Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, suffered a heart attack on July 26, 2010, and was pronounced dead …

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