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Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

Meghan Reidy really doesn't like her downstairs bathroom. She and her husband are hoping that family, friends and maybe even complete strangers can help fund the $500 renovation.

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Porsche rents Sistine Chapel for Pope's charity

For its fans, getting into a Porsche can be like a religious experience, but it's probably no substitute for getting into the Sistine Chapel.

For the first time ever, the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican -- one of the world's most celebrated example o...

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Deal with European retailer ends Sears' presence at KoP Mall

Sears is set to end its longtime presence at the King of Prussia Mall in Montgomery County.

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Change.org calls new baby leave most generous in tech

The latest Change.org initiative starts with itself.

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Apple Pay launches today

Apple Pay is finally here.

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Sears store closing at Schuylkill Mall

The Sears store and Sears Auto Center at the Schuylkill Mall will close in mid-January, according to Sears officials.

License extended for Limerick power plant

The license for the Exelon nuclear power plant is Limerick Township, Montgomery County has been extended.

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How body language projects success

"In the first few seconds of meeting someone, they will determine whether you are friend or predator, and the rest of the time their brains will be gathering information to support that," says Mark Bowden, author of Winning Body Language.

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1 property insurance claim can hike your premiums by hundreds

File just one property claim to your insurer and you can expect to see your premiums soar by hundreds of dollars in some states.

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Rich-poor gap 'concerns me': Yellen

Is rising income inequality un-American?

That's essentially the question Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised Friday in a speech on the widening gap between rich and poor in the United States.

"I think it is appropriate to ask whether this trend...

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Nightmare on Wall Street: Is it over?

For a stock market that's effortlessly climbed higher for years, the past month has felt like something ripped out of a Hollywood horror film.

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3 black eyes in the job market

A casual glance at the job market makes it appear that things are a lot better. The unemployment rate was 7.2% a year ago. Now it's 5.9%.

But there's a dark side to this recovery: Millions of people are still unemployed or underemployed.

A close look ...

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AmazonFresh groceries arrive in Brooklyn

No beets til Brooklyn.

Amazon is bringing its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service to Brooklyn Friday, marking its East Coast debut.

Customers can order groceries and other stuff like toiletries and electronics. Orders for more than $35 that come in be...

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