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2014/10/27
By Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Charles Passy, MarketWatch Seniors are getting a modest raise next year: the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a cost-of-living increase for 2015 of 1.7%. And while it's better than nothing, that increase only amounts to about $20 a month for the typical Social Security recipient, or about $240 per individual or nearly $500 per married couple receiving Social Security this year.
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2014/10/28
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2014/12/3
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Last year, more than 11 million toys were recalled, according to the public interest nonprofit group U.S. PIRG Education Fund -- many because they posed a danger to children.
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2014/11/20
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Most Americans have purchased at least a few items from discount stores like Walmart and Target -- and many of us have spent thousands at these stores over the years.
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2014/10/22
By Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Charles Passy, MarketWatch Seniors are getting a modest raise next year: the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a cost-of-living increase for 2015 of 1.7%. And while it's better than nothing, that increase only amounts to about $20 a month for the typical Social Security recipient, or about $240 per individual or nearly $500 per married couple receiving Social Security this year.
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2014/10/22
By Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Charles Passy, MarketWatch Seniors are getting a modest raise next year: the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a cost-of-living increase for 2015 of 1.7%. And while it's better than nothing, that increase only amounts to about $20 a month for the typical Social Security recipient, or about $240 per individual or nearly $500 per married couple receiving Social Security this year.
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2014/10/10
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch What would you say if -- right this second --
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2014/10/10
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Tesla (TSLA) drivers love their cars -- the Model S topped the latest Consumer Reports owner satisfaction survey --
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2014/10/11
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Tesla (TSLA) drivers love their cars -- the Model S topped the latest Consumer Reports owner satisfaction survey --
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2014/10/4
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Starbucks Corp.
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2014/10/3
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Companies are gonna hire like it's 1999 --
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2014/10/16
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch While most companies worry that Ebola fears could harm their bottom lines, some companies are poised to--or already are--reaping the benefits of consumers' fears about Ebola.
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2014/11/26
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch On Thanksgiving and Black Friday, savvy shoppers can score plenty of freebies while they're out shopping.
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2014/9/23
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch We hate to stomp on your stiletto-fueled dreams, but Jimmy Choo shoes --
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2014/9/23
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch For many Americans, the idea of cruising on a mass cruise line goes something like this: Hordes of too-close-for-comfort fellow passengers.
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2014/9/30
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch When you sign up for cable or Internet service, just what are you agreeing to?
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2014/9/29
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch When you sign up for cable or Internet service, just what are you agreeing to?
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2014/10/11
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch What would you say if -- right this second --
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2014/10/6
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Starbucks Corp.
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2014/10/16
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch While most companies worry that Ebola fears could harm their bottom lines, some companies are poised to--or already are--reaping the benefits of consumers' fears about Ebola.
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2014/10/14
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch What would you say if -- right this second --
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2014/10/14
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch From bedtime tuck-ins to circumcisions to apocalypse prep kits, you can now get a coupon for almost anything.
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2014/12/5
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch On special today: Old produce, big markups and hygiene problems 1.
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2014/10/25
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Many a shopper has walked out of warehouse clubs like Costco (COST) and Sam's Club (WMT) with a receipt containing at least a few extra zeros.
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2014/10/25
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2014/10/24
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2014/10/24
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2014/10/24
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch When we need books, soap, diapers, electronics -- pretty much anything --
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2014/10/23
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch When we need books, soap, diapers, electronics -- pretty much anything --
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2014/10/22
By Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Charles Passy, MarketWatch Seniors are getting a modest raise next year: the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a cost-of-living increase for 2015 of 1.7%. And while it's better than nothing, that increase only amounts to about $20 a month for the typical Social Security recipient, or about $240 per individual or nearly $500 per married couple receiving Social Security this year.
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