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  • Retirement savings, paying off toxic debt should be priorities

    Retirement savings, paying off toxic debt should be priorities
    Dear Liz: I have read tons of books on finance and debt repayment, but I'm having trouble deciding what to do next. My husband and I are 52. He receives a monthly disability income, and I work two days a week. We still have about $105,000 left before...
  • Mérida — an appealing destination in Mexico's south

     Mérida — an appealing destination in Mexico's south
    MÉRIDA, Mexico — Until this winter, Mérida had just been a busy city I passed through on my way to the ancient Mayan ruins. Then, in mid-December, I made it my destination. I pretty much had to: I'd been hearing the city's name all fall, from...
  • Popularity of home elevators gets a lift

    Popularity of home elevators gets a lift
    Actress Jane Fonda bought a home in Beverly Hills last year with a feature that might seem counterintuitive for a fitness guru: an elevator. The Holmby Hills house that pop icon Michael Jackson leased has one within its 17,200 square feet of living...
  • Hazards of having an ex-wife as credit card joint owner

    Hazards of having an ex-wife as credit card joint owner
    Dear Liz: My boyfriend is deployed. I have his power of attorney, and during his deployment I have paid off all of his credit card debt. The accounts now need to be closed because they are ones that were acquired with his former wife. I know you say...
  • Teen summer employment expected to rebound, job firm says

    Teen summer employment expected to rebound, job firm says
    After facing several years of stiff competition from recent college graduates and other displaced workers, teenagers are expected to find more summer job openings as retailers expand hiring, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc....
  • The Morning Fix: MGM's roar goes to a meow. Lowe's backlash grows.

     
    MGM's roar goes to a meow. Lowe's backlash grows....
  • Retail Roundup: L.L. Bean's duck boots, McDonald's mobile, Lowe's

     
    Maine retailer L. L. Bean says the duck boot is back in style, at least among fashion-conscious, trend-hungry college students around the country. This year, the nearly century-old outdoor apparel company sold about 400,000 pairs of the hunting boot --...
  • It's hammer time for Vanilla Ice

     
    90s rapper Vanilla Ice has a home improvement show on DIY Network....
  • TCA 2011: Tim Allen is a new 'Man' in ABC comedy

     
    Tim Allen goes from working with men to dealing with women in "Last Man Standing"...
  • Fall TV: How is Tim Allen's 'Last Man Standing' like a hamburger?

     
    Twelve years after “Home Improvement” went off the air and with a decade-plus of studio films behind him, Tim Allen is reuniting with ABC to “reboot” the small-screen magic....
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links,......