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Key Social Security strategies hit by budget deal

Congress has agreed to, and the president is expected to sign into law, a bill that shuts down two popular Social Security claiming tactics.

These college majors are dying

More than half of the college programs with the biggest growth between 2010 and 2014 were in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

3 fabulous — and affordable — Caribbean island locales for retirees

It’s for many good reasons that a Caribbean retirement is as alluring as the azure waters you’d be swimming in. But there are plenty of downsides, too.

Go ahead, price that Los Angeles mansion as high as you want

In Los Angeles, the latest trophy homes—many of them speculatively built—may top the $100 million mark. “It’s almost as if there is no shame in wildly overpricing a listing anymore,” one appraiser says.

When do we turn the clocks back?

In the U.S., clocks will turn back one hour on Nov. 1, at 2:00 a.m. local time.

Government accuses company of taking advantage of confusing financial aid process

Applying for financial aid is hard enough.

Why an Ivy League college might be wrong for you

Students looking to attend a college likely to boost their earning potential should consider some schools they may not have heard of.

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