Daily Freeman : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/safe-and-cost-effective-ways-prevent-fleas-and-ticks-your-pets Safe and Cost Effective Ways to Prevent Fleas and Ticks on your Pets http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/safe-and-cost-effective-ways-prevent-fleas-and-ticks-your-pets/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Gone are the days when pet owners had only two choices to protect their four-legged family from fleas, ticks and other… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:26:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/retirement/gen-x-must-step-its-retirement-savings Gen X Must Step Up Its Retirement Savings http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/gen-x-must-step-its-retirement-savings/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many Gen X-ers are lagging behind their counterparts when it comes to saving enough money for retirement. After paying down their… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EDT urn:article:12783578 The NFL Is Fumbling Its Hall of Fame Game http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/the-nfl-is-fumbling-its-hall-of-fame-game/12783578 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Football fans await the first NFL game of the year the way kids who believe in Santa Claus look forward to… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:30:00 EDT urn:article:12781595 4 Reasons Why Private Equity Firms Like KKR Offer the Best of Capitalism http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/4-reasons-why-private-equity-firms-like-kkr-offer-the-best-of-capitalism/12781595 NEW YORK (TheStreet) –- Most recent books about Goldman Sachs  , JPMorgan  , Morgan Stanley   and others published after the Great Recession did not provide any inspiring vision about their roles.… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/lifestyle/travel/airbnb-squatter-shows-vulnerabilities-sharing-economy Airbnb Squatter Shows the Vulnerabilities of the Sharing Economy http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/airbnb-squatter-shows-the-vulnerabilities-the-sharing-economy/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The sharing economy still has some growing up to do. It seems like almost every day we hear new horror stories… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:24:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/lifestyle/food-drink/10-places-get-great-hot-dog 10 Places to Get a Great Hot Dog http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/10-places-get-great-hot-dog-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For some people, nothing screams summer like a good old American hot dog. But did you know that this incredibly popular… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:39:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/save-money-bars-drink-without-running-your-bank-account-dry-0 Save Money At Bars: Drink Without Running Your Bank Account Dry http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/save-money-bars-drink-without-running-your-bank-account-dry/1 WATCH: More personal finance videos on TheStreet TV | More videos from Jim Cramer NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The problem with trying to save money… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:09:00 EDT urn:article:12784184 Weird Al Yankovic Just Made a Joke of the Music Industry http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/weird-al-yankovic-just-made-a-joke-of-the-music-industry/12784184 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Weird Al Yankovic is perhaps the only member of the music industry's old guard who actually understands the digital future of… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:00:00 EDT urn:article:12782492 Why Big Brewers Fail at Small Beer Festivals http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/why-big-brewers-fail-at-small-beer-festivals/12782492 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) – A big brewer at a small beer festival is a tough fit. As larger brewers including Anheuser-Busch InBev and the… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/fafsa-snafu-student-aid-applicants-could-get-jobbed-coding FAFSA Snafu: Student Aid Applicants Could Get Jobbed By Coding Glitch http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-freeman/story/fafsa-snafu-student-aid-applicants-could-get-jobbed-coding-glitch/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Coding glitches at the Department of Education (ED) may have put thousands of student aid applicants—and their federal funds—at risk. ED's… Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:22:00 EDT