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The 5 Smartest Ways To Make Extra Money

Hey, who here wants extra money? (Oh, hi there, <i>everyone</i>.) But, unless you're willing to take on a second (or third!) gig, producing those surplus …

15 Need-to-Know Custom Clothing Companies

No one does DIY quite like Brit + Co. Whether it’s friendship bracelets, a trendy up-do or the classic summer beach wrap, they have you covered. But, if you’re like me, you probably throw your favorite DIY ideas on a Pinterest board and end up saving them for a rainy day.<p>If you can’t customize your …

How To Pick The Perfect Mattress, Because You're A Grown-Up Now

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

Michael Kors sues Costco over ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is suing Costco saying that it illegally used pictures of its luxury bags in its ads in order to lure in customers without being authorized to sell the designer's wares.<p>In a federal lawsuit filed in New York, Michael Kors accused Costco of a bait-and-switch scheme. It …

Rising mortgage rates could end housing recovery

Higher rates mean more costly monthly payments and fewer all-cash investor purchases that help distressed markets<p>David Dayen<p>July 13, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>Last Friday, while most Americans shook off their post-Fourth of July hangovers, the United States …

Why underemployment may be worse than it looks

The level of underemployed workers looks bad on its face but even worse when it's not the government doing the counting.<p>When the Labor Department released its monthly non-farm jobs report Friday, it was all sunshine and roses except for one glaring weakness: A big jump in the unemployment rate that …

Businesses slow job creation, raising specter of summer slowdown

Private-sector job creation was weaker than expected in May, as the economy struggled to break free of what appears to be a summer slowdown on the horizon.<p>ADP and Moody's Analytics reported just 135,000 new positions for the month, below expectations of 165,000.<p>Services were responsible for all the …

Amazon plans major move into grocery business

Amazon.com Inc is planning a major roll-out of an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce, according to two people familiar with the situation.<p>While food is a low-margin business, Amazon could …

Obamacare Struggles To Meet Make-Or-Break Deadline

By David Morgan<p>WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - With time running out, U.S. officials are struggling to cope with the task of launching the new online health insurance exchanges at the heart of President Barack Obama's signature health reforms by an Oct. 1 deadline.<p>The White House, and federal …