Troy Record : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record en urn:article:13689491 What This Year's Labor Day Sales Will Look Like http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/what-this-years-labor-day-sales-will-look-like/13689491 Labor Day is the eye of the late-year shopping storm: enjoy the relative silence The long Labor Day holiday weekend basically signals and end to… Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:53:00 EDT urn:article:13689267 Why You Might Want to Refuse That Inheritance http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/why-you-might-want-to-refuse-that-inheritance/13689267 Your dreams seem to have been answered: a distant relative has died and named you in the will. But after carefully considering the bequest, you… Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:28:00 EDT urn:article:13686795 Why You Should Invest in 'Set and Forget' Kitchen Gadgets http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/why-you-should-invest-in-set-and-forget-kitchen-gadgets/13686795 Life may not have reached Jetson-like heights where your home does the work for you, but with the latest 'set and forget' kitchen gadgets, we're… Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:25:00 EDT urn:article:13688958 Investor Optimism About the Markets Growing http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/investor-optimism-about-the-markets-growing/13688958 Despite the ups and downs earlier in the year, U.S. investor optimism seems to be rising — although one question still remains: Why? "Everyone seems to… Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:14:00 EDT urn:article:13688346 Paying Your Rent and Other Big Bills Via Mobile App? 'Why Not?' Say Happy Consumers http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/paying-your-rent-and-other-big-bills-via-mobile-app-why-not-say-happy-consumers/13688346 It wasn't loo long ago that mobile technology consumers would limit the amount of their purchases and payments via their smartphones. Mobile users have eased… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:27:00 EDT urn:article:13688334 Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Remains out of Reach for Many Borrowers http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/income-driven-student-loan-repayment-remains-out-of-reach-for-many-borrowers/13688334 For the last year, the U.S. Department (ED) has said that an essential cause of the student loan crisis lies partly with the borrowers. They… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:13:00 EDT urn:article:13687764 The World's 10 Least Livable Cities http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/the-worlds-10-least-livable-cities/13687764 Although "stability" is just one of five total factors that The Economist Intelligence Unit examined to come up with a picture of the least livable… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:48:00 EDT urn:article:13687710 The World's 10 Most Livable Cities http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/the-worlds-10-most-livable-cities/13687710 The Economist Intelligence Unit's annual index of livability for 140 global cities offers a window into universal values that speak about civility and opportunity. How… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:42:00 EDT urn:article:13687184 Here Are 3 Lessons to Learn from How Wealthy People Handle Money http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/here-are-3-lessons-to-learn-from-how-wealthy-people-handle-money/13687184 If rich people are good at one thing, it is that they know how to make or, at a minimum, keep money. So it makes… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:42:00 EDT urn:article:13687333 Companies Avoid Adding Multi-Factor Authentication http://business-news.thestreet.com/troy-record/story/companies-avoid-adding-multi-factor-authentication/13687333 Few companies have adopted multi-factor authentication to provide another layer of security against fraudsters because of the fear that consumers will abandon this extra step.… Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:52:00 EDT