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The best steakhouses in all 50 states

We collaborated with Foursquare to find the top steakhouses in every state (plus D.C.) based on what Foursquare-savvy diners think. The restaurants were chosen using an algorithm that considers likes, saves, shares, and tip sentiment, among other Foursquare user information.<p>Foursquare also created …

Every Diner Should Serve a Gyro Omelet

We were passing through the Poconos on our way back to New York City when hunger set in. I'm not sure how else I would have come across the Pioneer Diner in Mount Pocono, PA, but after a parade of Cracker Barrels and gas station mini marts, it stood out like a vein of gold.<p>Pioneer looks like it …

7 tips to make retirement savings last

Even if you were smart (or lucky) enough to have a comfortable retirement nest egg, you may still worry that it may not last you through what may be 30 years of retirement. As many retirees and pre-retirees saw in 2008, one unexpected financial disaster can devastate your life savings.<p>And many …

Hot sectors offer hints to market direction

While most investors focus on the major indexes, a quick look under the hood can offer insight into the health and possible future direction of major financial markets.<p>Newton's first law of motion tells us that an object in motion will stay in motion until acted upon by an external force. Sectors …

Check under those sheets: Bedbugs may be digging in

Frequent business traveler Neil Kelley says bedbug bites were "all over my legs," and he was awakened in the middle of the night by a cockroach that crawled across his face at a resort two years ago.<p>"I itched like crazy," recalls Kelley, who was attending a food industry conference and volunteers …

Pre-retirement checklist: 10 tasks to complete

If you want to do retirement right, you'll need a checklist. But what tasks should be on your pre-retirement checklist? Here's what experts had to say.<p><b>Are you sure you want to retire?</b> First, revisit your retirement date. "For some, making a decision to stay on the job an extra year or two beyond …

Ahoy matey: Carnival to cut pollution on 32 ships

World's largest cruise company reaches agreement with EPA and Coast Guard.<p>Carnival Corp. announced Thursday that the cruise company would install $180 million in equipment over the next three years to reduce air pollution from 32 diesel-powered ships.<p>The largest cruise company in the world reached …

IBM moving some retirees off its health plan

IBM plans to move many retired workers off its health plan and give them money to buy coverage on a health-insurance exchange. The move is part of a corporate trend away from providing traditional retiree health benefits as costs rise.<p>The company says it acted after projections showed that costs …

Getting the MPG claimed for your car is tough

Customers unhappy that the EPA mileage claimed on fuel economy window stickers didn't match real-world performance have sued some automakers.<p>DETROIT -- Advice for shoppers who want to buy a fuel-efficient car: Use the fuel economy window sticker as a guide, not gospel.<p>Few drivers achieve the …

Winner, rankings in $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge

There's now a flurry of investment in stylish redesigns in the market for full-size cars from mainstream brands, with the makers going after retail buyers and higher-profit sales -- and shedding the segments dowdy rental car past.<p>So we set out to compare the new field of big cars to find the best …

Cadillac 'Super Cruise' mode leaves hands free

It's another milestone on the way to self-driving cars<p>I'm barreling along at about 60 miles an hour in a Cadillac SRX, and I'm Tweeting to the world while doing it — using both hands. The cruise control is set, and both of my passengers appear calm and relaxed while I do it. I'm keeping an eye on …