The Mercury : Personal Finance en Metropolitan Opera Labor Dispute a National Embarrassment NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The labor situation at the Metropolitan Opera is grim and getting grimmer. The labor dispute that has been brewing all year… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:01:00 EDT Obamacare Drives Women to Get Tubes Tied NEW YORK (MainStreet) — An apparent glitch in the Affordable Care Act championed by President Obama could put women's health at needlessly greater risk by… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:25:00 EDT 4 Personal Finance Tips For Recent College Graduates NEW YORK (MainStreet) — As recent graduates find their sea-legs when it comes to navigating the real world, there are some essential tips they need… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:51:00 EDT How to Handle Financial Infidelity NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It's called financial infidelity, and it's one of the biggest causes for failing marriages today. All told, about half of all… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:36:00 EDT Post-9/11 GI Bill Was a Windfall for For-Profit Colleges: Senate Committee NEW YORK (MainStreet) — In his June 18 testimony before the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:50:00 EDT The Top 10 Consumer Complaints of 2013 By Christine DiGangi NEW YORK ( — A dissatisfied customer typically is not a quiet one: Venting to friends, launching a social media assault on… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:13:00 EDT Sales Tax Holidays: Back to School Bargain or Retail Rip-off? NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many back-to-school shoppers have been waiting for this weekend. At least a half dozen states will be sponsoring "sales tax holidays"… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:29:00 EDT urn:article:12825654 What You're Paying For Financial Fees -- and How To Avoid Them NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investing for your financial future is a high priority for Americans at any age, but it means you have to watch… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:00:00 EDT Retirees Are Living on Less and Loving It NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Retirement is not something to be feared. Sure, in our working years we worry about how it might all work out.… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:58:00 EDT urn:article:12827363 Lock Up Your Money in Big Down Payment, Get Big Returns NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Anyone up for earning "incredible yields with no risk"? That sounds like a come-on for an investment that in truth is… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:00:00 EDT