The Oakland Press : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press en urn:article:13021336 20 Gas-Guzzling SUVs You Can Now Afford to Drive Because of Lower Gas Prices http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/20-gas-guzzling-suvs-you-can-now-afford-to-drive-because-of-lower-gas-prices/13021336 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lower gas prices are making gas guzzling SUVs more affordable to drive. With the national average of gas just over $2… Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:47:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/since-house-hunters-loyalty-to-a-lender-could-cost-up-to-24000-try-this-new-tool Since House Hunters' Loyalty to a Lender Could Cost Up to $24,000, Try This New Tool http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/house-hunters-loyalty-lender-could-cost-24000-try-new-tool/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The hunt to find a perfect house in the just-right neighborhood can take weeks, or even months. We'll traipse through open… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:59:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/medical-marijuana-inc-acquires-kannaway-the-amway-of-hemp-and-cbd-products Medical Marijuana Inc. Acquires Kannaway, the 'Amway of Hemp and CBD Products' http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/medical-marijuana-inc-acquires-kannaway-the-amway-hemp-and-cbd-products/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Amway of CBDs and hemp products has been acquired by the first-ever publicly traded marijuana penny stock. Medical Marijuana… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:21:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/with-retirement-investments-its-crucial-that-you-difference-between-advisor-broker With Retirement Investments, It's Crucial That You Difference Between Advisor, Broker http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/retirement-investments-its-crucial-you-difference-between-advisor-broker/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — With your financial future on the line, it really does help to know what motivates the financial professionals managing your money.… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/how-bankism-makes-slaves-of-millennials-and-could-ruin-the-economy-in-2015 How 'Bankism' Makes Slaves of Millennials and Could Ruin the Economy in 2015 http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/how-bankism-makes-slaves-millennials-and-could-ruin-the-economy-2015/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Capitalism is on its way out and "bankism" is fast becoming the dominant global economic system, the Trends Research Institute warns.… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/how-to-choose-a-tax-preparer-amid-all-the-alphabet-soup How to Choose a Tax Preparer Amid All the Alphabet Soup http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/how-choose-tax-preparer-amid-all-the-alphabet-soup/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — There are a variety of professional credentials or licensing designations that appear as initials after a person’s name to identify his… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/3-best-us-real-estate-markets-for-first-time-home-buyers-in-2015 3 Best U.S. Real Estate Markets for First-Time Home Buyers in 2015 http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/3-best-us-real-estate-markets-first-time-home-buyers-2015/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Low mortgage rates and an improving job picture will prompt many renters to switch to homeownership in 2015, and here are… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/millions-of-americans-keep-secret-accounts-and-hide-purchases-from-spouse Millions of Americans Keep Secret Accounts and Hide Purchases From Spouse http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/millions-americans-keep-secret-accounts-and-hide-purchases-spouse/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — All the signs were there, if only you had taken the time to notice. The receipt you found in the pocket… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/careers-are-budding-in-emerging-legal-marijuana-industry-even-for-high-school-grads Careers Are Budding in Emerging Legal Marijuana Industry, Even for High School Grads http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/careers-are-budding-emerging-legal-marijuana-industry-even-high-school-grads/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When Deena Goldwaser worked at a florist shop, she often helped bachelors pick between roses and tulips. “I can… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:30:00 EST http://www.mainstreet.com/article/wanna-go-to-the-super-bowl-tickets-are-available-but-wont-be-cheap Wanna Go to the Super Bowl? Tickets Are Available, But Won’t Be Cheap http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-oakland-press/story/wanna-go-the-super-bowl-tickets-are-available-won’t-be-cheap/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For all those Seattle Seahawk and New England Patriot fans that want to go see the Super Bowl, but don't have… Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:15:00 EST