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Hello mother, hello father … I’m back

Living with parents has become increasingly common, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Pew noted that for the first time in more than 130 years, Americans ages 18-34 are more likely to live with their parents than in any other living situation.

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Shopping tips for first-time car buyers

As the weather warms, scores of families will be out kicking the tires at car lots or at a neighbor’s house down the street while looking for that first car for their teenage son or daughter. There’s a lot to think about.

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Lessons from landing that first summer job

Landing that first summer job is an important milestone. It may even crack open the door to a future career. Whether you’re hoping to land a sacking job, line up lawn mowing services or launch the next great startup from the comfort of your second-floor bedroom, now is a particularly good time to start the summer job hunt before school projects and final exams get in the way.

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Roth IRAs for kids are catching on

The accounts, which combine the benefits of socking away money for the future with tax-free growth, have no age requirements. All it takes to open a Roth individual retirement account is money earned from baby sitting, grocery sacking, burger flipping or any other job.

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Tax scammers also prey on young filers

While members of the Internet generation may be computer savvy, they also are inviting targets because most have little or no experience with filing tax returns. All it takes is biting on an email claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service or a bogus tax preparation firm promising fatter refunds and faster returns.

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KU's Carlton Bragg discusses his development

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Kansas coach Bill Self on Jayhawks' win over Iowa State

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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

Add singer/songwriter to the list of accomplishments of Mizzou's Olympics-bound wrestler J'den Cox. He recently worked through "Routine," with his mother, Cathy Cox, in the Tigers' wrestling facility.
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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

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Five injured in KCK shootings

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Introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors

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Royals' Volquez says everything was in the middle in 13-4 loss to Astros