The Register Citizen : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/news/pa-man-throws-away-125-million-lotto-tickets PA Man Throws Away $1.25 Million in Lottery Tickets http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/pa-man-throws-away-125-million-lottery-tickets-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The lottery: supreme exercise in chance. A contest of blind luck, in which all are equally disadvantaged by the force of… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:13:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/should-420-be-national-holiday Should 4/20 Be a National Holiday? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/should-420-be-national-holiday-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Nobody knows exactly where it started (High Times has the earliest recorded explanation, crediting the Waldos, a group of high school… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:33:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/easter-sales-expected-be-soft-boiled Easter Sales Expected to Be Soft Boiled http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/easter-sales-expected-be-soft-boiled/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Easter eggs are still colorful, but there may be fewer of them in the basket this year. The average American… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:21:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/retirement/retirement-outlook-hopeful-if-you-have-plan Retirement Outlook Hopeful -- If You Have a Plan http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/retirement-outlook-hopeful-if-you-have-plan/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Retirement confidence is up from the record lows of the last five years — especially for those with actual retirement plans.… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:21:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/autos/prepare-pay-more-gas-summer-approaches Prepare to Pay More For Gas As Summer Approaches http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/prepare-pay-more-gas-summer-approaches/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Gasoline prices have experienced an uptick recently but will continue to edge up slightly as summer approaches, industry experts said. Prices… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:29:00 EDT urn:article:12670148 Here's the Truth Behind the Recent Market Rally http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/heres-the-truth-behind-the-recent-market-rally/12670148 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Market rallies can cause as much consternation as corrections and pullbacks. Every time there is a significant rally I'm often asked… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:04:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/student-loan-re-fi-bill-wait-till-next-fiscal-year-least Student Loan Re-fi Bill? Wait Till Next (Fiscal) Year, At Least http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/student-loan-re-fi-bill-wait-till-next-fiscal-year-least-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Dueling budgets released this month by Congressional Democrats and Republicans were dead on arrival in the House and Senate respectively, but… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:03:00 EDT urn:article:12669148 Mortgage Rates Remain a Gift to Homebuyers http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/mortgage-rates-remain-a-gift-to-homebuyers/12669148 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As the spring home buying season kicks into higher gear, mortgage interest rates seem to be co-operating with eager buyers. The… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/credit/debt/search-free-checking-account-it-time-join-credit-union In Search of a Free Checking Account: Is It Time to Join a Credit Union? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/search-free-checking-account-it-time-join-credit-union/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It rankles. You put your money in an account at a bank, you know they use it, and still they want… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:34:00 EDT urn:article:12667821 These Are Your Last-Minute, Tax Day IRA Options http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/these-are-your-last-minute-tax-day-ira-options/12667821 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It happens to the best of us: April 15 creeps up for months and sprints to the finish, leaving so little… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 EDT