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The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host by RON LIEBER


By RON LIEBER

Dropped by one homeowners’ insurance company, an Airbnb host gets conflicting information from two others.

Published: December 19, 2014 at 07:00PM

from NYT Your Money… 7 more words

​T-Mobile reaches $90 million settlement with feds over cramming

By Marguerite Reardon,  C/NET

T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million to settle a complaint filed against it by the Federal Trade Commission, which accuses the wireless operator of cramming unwanted charges on customer bills. 201 more words

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Sony hack got your worried? Here are some cyber safety tips

by Brad Knickerbocker,  The Christian Science Monitor

You may be thinking, “If they can break into Sony’s corporate computers, can they do it to me?” 129 more words

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At U.S. Ports, Even Santa’s Bag Might Be Peeked Into by RACHEL ABRAMS


By RACHEL ABRAMS

For months, federal safety agents have been screening thousands of shipments of toys and other imports, looking for hazards in the nation’s holiday gifts. 15 more words

The Sculpture That Fell Through a System’s Cracks by DAVID SEGAL


By DAVID SEGAL

A U.P.S. customer asks for the Haggler’s help in getting a refund after a damaged shipment.

Published: December 20, 2014 at 07:00PM… 10 more words

Selling the Family Home Is Liberating for Many Retirees by HARRIET EDLESON


By HARRIET EDLESON

By putting on the market a house where they have lived for many years, retirees can free up money for travel or to finance a mortgage-free lifestyle. 15 more words

Looking Outside the Government Box for Suitable Health Coverage by ANN CARRNS


By ANN CARRNS

Over three dozen states have at least one insurer offering individual plans outside the government exchanges, but they aren’t eligible for financial help. 14 more words