<![CDATA[Personal Finance News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT Personal Finance 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Kat’s Money Corner: Budget-friendly room revamps http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article91881472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:37:13 CDT

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Indiana project offers exploited women hope, redemption http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article92319007.html#storylink=rss When Jaime Borkholder arrived at the Starfish Project jewelry party, she wasn't sure she would buy anything.

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:02:00 CDT By ALICE CULP ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article92319007.html
York manufacturing jobs vanishing; what replaces them? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91906847.html#storylink=rss After the downturn of 2007, York business leaders have different ideas about the best way to add high-paying jobs to the area. Eileen Joyce, York Daily Record

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:01:00 CDT By GARY HABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91906847.html
Texas hands Blue Bell potential $850K fine over listeria http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92688602.html#storylink=rss Texas fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year linked to the deaths of three people, but the ice cream maker could end up paying only a fraction of the $850,000 penalty under an agreement announced Friday.

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:36:01 CDT By PAUL J. WEBER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92688602.html
The Latest: Court hears church-state concerns over vouchers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92601522.html#storylink=rss The Latest on Nevada Supreme Court arguments about whether a broad program to allow public money to fund parents' choice to send children to private schools is constitutional (all times local):

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92601522.html
Recalls this week: Children's nightgowns, wall ovens http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92609547.html#storylink=rss Heat wraps, children's nightgowns and electric wall ovens are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:50:45 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92609547.html
No vouchers for private school students needing monetary aid http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92572397.html#storylink=rss State officials say nearly one out of three students who thought they would get a voucher for the 2016-17 school year are going on a waiting list instead.

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:31:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92572397.html
Text of Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92525977.html#storylink=rss Text of Hillary Clinton's speech Thursday accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, as provided by the Clinton campaign.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:30:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92525977.html
No thanks, we prefer walking: SC island opposes pedicabs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92552212.html#storylink=rss Town leaders on upscale Sullivans Island say they oppose pedicabs, or large tricycles in which paying customers ride in back, as an alternate means of transportation.

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Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92507872.html#storylink=rss Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, July 28, 2016

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:55:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92507872.html
Christie says town getting 'shafted' by taxes for schools http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92301402.html#storylink=rss Gov. Chris Christie told residents in a northern New Jersey town Thursday that they're getting "shafted every year" by the state's school funding system as part of his push to change it.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:46:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92301402.html
Central Oregon may have more insurance options than expected http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92386117.html#storylink=rss Central Oregon residents might have more health insurance options than expected next year.

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Couple to pay $539K for sending kids to DC schools illegally http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92353502.html#storylink=rss A judge is ordering two District of Columbia police officers to pay $539,000 for enrolling their three children in city public schools for years while living in Maryland and Virginia.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:10:27 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92353502.html
5 cool things to do with Facebook Messenger http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92290812.html#storylink=rss You'd be wrong to think that Facebook's Messenger app is all about messaging.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:51:01 CDT By BARBARA ORTUTAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92290812.html
Democratic donors rip Trump for failure to share tax returns http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92299992.html#storylink=rss The wealthy Democratic donors, many of whom run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:11:00 CDT By JULIE BYKOWICZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92299992.html
Average US 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 3.48 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92326157.html#storylink=rss Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels to encourage potential homebuyers.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:56:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92326157.html
6 key signs you're about to go broke http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article92300387.html#storylink=rss It's not uncommon to worry about money. More than 60 percent of people polled for the Marketplace-Edison Economic Anxiety Index reported being anxious about their finances either sometimes or frequently, and 32 percent said personal finances caused them to lose sleep, up from 28 percent in September 2015.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MICHELLE SMITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article92300387.html
Twin brothers from Texas guilty in $2.7M financial fraud http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92332082.html#storylink=rss Twin businessmen from the Dallas area face up to five-year prison terms in a more than $2.5 million currency scam promising 200 percent returns over a few months.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:10:47 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92332082.html
Ex-NFL player to use concussion settlement to pay back theft http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92290827.html#storylink=rss A former Cleveland Browns wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing over $100,000 from his charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses promises to pay it back once he gets his part of a settlement with the National Football League.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:10:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92290827.html
5 cool things to do with Facebook Messenger http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221677.html#storylink=rss You'd be wrong to think that Facebook's Messenger app is all about messaging.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:35:29 CDT By BARBARA ORTUTAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221677.html
Chamber-backed group attacks Kansas moderates http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92120837.html#storylink=rss A group making questionable claims about legislative candidates was funded by the Kansas Chamber of Commerce's political action committee, according to campaign finance reports.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:45:34 CDT By BRYAN LOWRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92120837.html
Editorials from around Pennsylvania http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92110267.html#storylink=rss Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:50:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92110267.html
Cash crunch: When customers pay late, businesses juggle http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92099577.html#storylink=rss Small business owners are contending with a calendar problem that becomes a cash flow problem — they're waiting longer to get paid.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:55:33 CDT By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92099577.html
US new-home sales climbed in June to more than 8-year high http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91877342.html#storylink=rss Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the U.S. housing market.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:26:01 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91877342.html
Ask Brianna: How do I save for retirement at my first job? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91887407.html#storylink=rss "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:10:31 CDT By BRIANNA McGURRAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91887407.html
Ex-pharmacy owner gets prison time for stealing from charity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91878547.html#storylink=rss A former Lexington pharmacy owner has been sentenced to more than six years behind bars after he was accused of stealing $1.1 million from a charity that helps with patients' medication costs.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:26:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91878547.html
US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91869217.html#storylink=rss U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:01:01 CDT By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91869217.html
US OKs end to Arizona enrollment freeze in program for kids http://www.kansascity.com/news/article91860882.html#storylink=rss Federal officials have approved Arizona's plan to allow additional low-income families in need of affordable health insurance to enroll their children for coverage for services in September.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:00:25 CDT By x ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article91860882.html
Ex-banana importer gets prison for retirement fund theft http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91745002.html#storylink=rss A former banana importer already serving a dozen years in prison for distributing drugs was sentenced on Monday to another seven years for stealing $750,000 from his employees' retirement fund.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:26:08 CDT By LARRY NEUMEISTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91745002.html
Kids and Money: Confessions of a cord cutter, or how I lived without cable for a year http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article91661082.html#storylink=rss If you're looking for a surprisingly pleasant experience that might even bring some sanity to your household budget, disconnect yourself from the cable.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By STEVE ROSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article91661082.html