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Mitch Lipka

Should you pick a college based on earnings potential?

Jan 04 2016

As high school seniors across the United States fill out college applications, many will run a cost-benefit analysis of the cost of a school against the lifetime earnings potential of a degree from there. But that is not the only equation to consider.

Predictions for the 2016 housing market

Dec 28 2015

No housing expert has a crystal ball, but Svenja Gudell, recently appointed chief economist for the housing site Zillow.com, has looked at enough data to make a pretty good guess.

Apps to help you organize and use your gift cards

Dec 21 2015

BOSTON Cathy Kamimura is an extreme user of gift cards. She currently has about 100 valued at more than $2,000.

Apps to help you organize and use your gift cards

Dec 21 2015

BOSTON Cathy Kamimura is an extreme user of gift cards. She currently has about 100 valued at more than $2,000.

#GivingTuesday raises nearly $117 million for U.S. groups

Dec 02 2015

BOSTON #GivingTuesday, a charitable initiative which uses social media as its catalyst, raised nearly $117 million in online donations, a jump of 155 percent over last year, according to preliminary calculations exclusively provided to Reuters by the event's organizers.

#GivingTuesday raises nearly $117 million for U.S. groups

Dec 02 2015

BOSTON #GivingTuesday, a charitable initiative which uses social media as its catalyst, raised nearly $117 million in online donations, a jump of 155 percent over last year, according to preliminary calculations exclusively provided to Reuters by the event's organizers.

#GivingTuesday raises nearly $117 million for U.S. groups

Dec 02 2015

BOSTON, Dec 2 #GivingTuesday, a charitable initiative which uses social media as its catalyst, raised nearly $117 million in online donations, a jump of 155 percent over last year, according to preliminary calculations exclusively provided to Reuters by the event's organizers.

Are women more generous than men?

Dec 01 2015

When it comes to giving to charity, women are in the driver's seat.

How holiday shopping mania led to Giving Tuesday

Nov 30 2015

If you end up with a massive money hangover after the five-day holiday shopping mania that stretches from Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the antidote is Giving Tuesday.

Gear up for holiday TV and Star Wars deals

Nov 18 2015

As the holidays approach, the number of promotional sales climb and shopping choices become more and more daunting.

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