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NerdWallet Writer for The Associated PressAs parents prepare their rising freshmen for life at college, many are leaving out a crucial piece of information: how to build credit.The college years are the best time to begin the process. After … more
A vote by Britain to leave the European Union, called "Brexit," has rattled world markets and created a great deal of uncertainty about the direction of the world economy, but a local economist said not to expect it to impact South Carolina. Doug … more
WASHINGTON (AP) - Most people don't shop for lower prescription drug prices. They should, especially now that there are easier ways to do so. More than a dozen websites and apps are vying to help U.S. consumers find the lowest prices for … more
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis. The most immediate pain will be felt in … more
Lions Gate to buy Starz in $4.4 billion deal NEW YORK - Film and TV studio Lions Gate is buying cable channel operator Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion. Lions Gate is the company behind "The Hunger Games" movies and the "Orange Is The New … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen have the highest suicide rate in the U.S., while librarians and educators have the lowest, according to a large study that found enormous differences across occupations. The study didn't explore … more
NEW YORK - They're not household names such as McDonald's or The UPS Store, but small franchises beyond the usual restaurant groups and retailers are attracting buyers who want something new or different and see greater challenges and opportunities … more
DALLAS - Airlines used to give discounts to passengers who were traveling to a relative's funeral, but those days are just about gone. Now buying a ticket to attend a funeral or visit a relative in the hospital is no different than last-minute … more
When Keith Charpentier saw an opportunity to expand his Charpy's Pool business, he didn't swat away the idea. After all, serving a strong customer base of more than 4,000 pool owners who already trust his employees to visit their backyards … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Expect more talk about small business issues such as taxes and regulations as the post-convention presidential campaigns intensify, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton trying to woo entrepreneurs and show they … more
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