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Victims of Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme say they have been scammed--again
The Stanford and Madoff scams blew up a decade ago within two months of each other. The outcomes for victims could not be any different.
Here's a new way to pay for college that doesn't involve student loans
A new kind of payment plan known as an Income Sharing Agreement is designed to shift risk from the student to the college.
Where is the next Madoff hiding? Experts offer clues
Ten years after Bernie Madoff's 'scam of the century' blew up, could a new version be lurking on the horizon?
Is a struggling California town a victim of its own charm?
An organization that buys up open space to protect it from development makes Pescadero a lovely place to visit, but a much poorer place to live.
Remington rifle settlement--including free trigger replacement--is official
The landmark settlement covers millions of Remington firearms we first investigated in 2010.
Grading the Amazon HQ2 finalists
Amazon has narrowed the possible locations for its $5 billion second headquarters to 20 cities. Here is how they stack up.
Texas is back on top as America's Top State for Business in 2018
Turbocharged by rising energy prices, Texas is back on top of CNBC's annual state competitiveness rankings for the first time since 2012. The Lone Star State is the first four-time winner.
Are cryptocurrencies a minefield of fraud?
A suge of Bitcoin wannabes has a top U.S. regulator warning about possible fraud. Investor beware.
After more than 200 years in business, Remington files for bankruptcy
Plagued by falling sales and a product safety scandal we exposed in 2010, America's oldest gun manufacturer officially filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday.
Hitching your wagon to a star? How to safely invest in your favorite celeb
Investing in showbiz can be risky business. But there are ways to do it and avoid the most common pitfalls.
Remington to file for bankruptcy. What about the guns it promised to fix?
An attorney for America's oldest gun manufacturer refuses to say whether the soon-to-be-bankrupt company will live up to its agreement to fix millons of guns.
Grading the 20 finalists for Amazon's HQ2
Amazon has narrowed the list of contenders for its $5 billion headquarters project to 20, and we have report cards on each one.
Remington rifle settlement is stalled even as deaths continue
The vast majority of the allegedly defective guns have not been fixed, and it is unclear if they ever will be. This, as another hunting season begins.
Few Remington rifles have been fixed three years after settlement
The vast majority of the guns have not been fixed, and it is unclear if they ever will be. This, as another hunting season is underway or about to begin in much of the country.
Small community grapples with big water crisis
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan is but one example of a nationwide problem. In one Central California community, they have been forced to drink bottled water for nearly five years.
Texas and Florida hurt by the economic body blow from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma not only devastated thousands of lives and destroyed billions of dollars' worth of property, they may also have done long-term damage to the competitiveness of two of America's most economically important states — Texas and Florida.
Red states take on blue states in Remington rifle settlement
...The new group, consisting of attorneys general from 11 predominantly southern and Midwestern states led by Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, accuses the other states of a hidden agenda "to achieve other goals about firearms regulation in general."
How to control your money even after you die
Just because you are not a multi-millionaire, it does not mean there are not plenty of people--and taxing authorities--who want to get their hands on your estate. Here is how to control your money even after you are gone.