The Register Citizen : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen en http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/technology/tech-mergers-soar-during-second-quarter Tech Mergers Soar During Second Quarter http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/tech-mergers-soar-during-second-quarter-0/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The technology sector saw a significant increase in mergers and acquisitions, recovering from multiple speed bumps earlier in the spring. Read… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:52:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/money/investing/where-find-returns-emerging-markets Where to Find Returns in Emerging Markets http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/where-find-returns-emerging-markets/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — There are more than 320 million new mobile phone subscribers in Africa since 2000, making telecom an industry of interest for… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:41:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/student-loan-debt-mapped-state-state Student Loan Debt Mapped State by State http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/student-loan-debt-mapped-state-state/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Generation Progress has released a 50-state fact sheet that tracks the levels of debt in each state in dollar amounts as… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:56:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/family/family-health/medical-marijuana-saves-lives-study-reports Medical Marijuana Saves Lives, Study Reports http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/medical-marijuana-saves-lives-study-reports/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — As it turns out, states where medical marijuana is legal are reaping one big benefit: lower death rates from opioid drugs.… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:16:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/problem-college-football-its-boring-and-costs-too-much The Problem with College Football: It's Boring and Costs Too Much http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/the-problem-college-football-its-boring-and-costs-too-much/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — With college football kickoff weekend looming, fans are tapping their social connections and making their tailgating plans. But more and more… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:20:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/cash-still-king-small-purchases Cash Is Still King for Small Purchases http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/cash-still-king-small-purchases/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Approximately two in three credit cardholders will opt to use cash often for purchases of less than five dollars, according to… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:00:00 EDT urn:article:12859205 Home-Flippers Take Breather Even as Mortgage Rates Decline http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/home-flippers-take-breather-even-as-mortgage-rates-decline/12859205 NEW YORK (TheStreet) — With 30-year mortgage rates at a 2014 low of 4.25%, late summer buyers may want to step in now and buy… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:00:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/credit/debt/why-your-credit-card-application-was-declined Why Your Credit Card Application Was Declined http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/why-your-credit-card-application-was-declined/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Figuring out the myriad reasons why lenders deny credit card applications can be complicated, but consumers can boost their likelihood of… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:29:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/smart-spending/autos/loyal-your-auto-insurer-your-reward-may-be-higher-premiums Loyal to Your Auto Insurer? Your Reward May Be Higher Premiums http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/loyal-your-auto-insurer-your-reward-may-be-higher-premiums/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Insurance companies often reward their long-term customers with "loyalty" rate discounts. But those savings might be outpaced by increased premium rates,… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:15:00 EDT http://www.mainstreet.com/article/lifestyle/travel/hotel-rooms-decorated-dorm-rooms-new-craze Hotel Rooms Decorated As Dorm Rooms -- The New Craze http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-register-citizen/story/hotel-rooms-decorated-dorm-rooms-the-new-craze/1 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — You live and breathe University of Wisconsin Badger football - or maybe it is that you can't get enough of the… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:33:00 EDT