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The Impact Of Recreational Marijuana Use On A Denver Neighborhood

The estimated 275 dispensaries that exist in Denver are largely located in lower income areas, according to a recent study released by the University of Colorado in Denver. But residents don’t perceive the presence of a dispensary as undesirable.

Mainstreet 5 years ago

Extreme Couponing For The Extremely Lazy

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Extreme couponing -- who's got the time for it? Still, you want to save money without spending all of your time clipping coupons and hunting for deals. The good news is that you can save thousands of dollars every year…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

The Fastest Ways To Improve Your Credit

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Everyone wants to improve his credit. We're also told that there are no shortcuts, that it's a marathon not a sprint and that patience is the name of the game. While there's a truth to this, such truisms ignore a simple fact:…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

How To Retire And Be Truly Happy

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many workers don't have the highest hopes for their golden years, according to a recent survey commissioned by the non-profit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. One out of three workers expect their standard of…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

What Employers Really Think Of Millennials

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — As the Millennial generation slowly dusts itself off from the ravages of the Great Recession, it's finding a new career issue to contend with: a study by American Express and Millennial Branding shows significant disparities…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

5 Great Cars You Can Buy For $8,000 Or Less

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Do you need a car that's more reliable than your cash flow? Then check out Kelley Blue Book's top picks for best used automobiles under $8,000.

Mainstreet 5 years ago

Weedmaps Grows Into The Big Leagues

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Weedmaps, the dispensary listing service, is, on every level, a breakout success story of the so-called "Dot Bong" era. Despite the name, it is rather plainly, an IT company with a solid and proven bottom line revenue model.…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

Student Loan Borrowers Don't Know What They're In For

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Student loans from the federal government are generally easy to get. With the exception of PLUS loans, which are co-signed by parents or guardians, credit scores are not checked, because most borrowers are assumed to be just…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

Documents Show IRS Washington Targeted Groups

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Documents obtained by a watchdog group indicate that the policy of extra scrutiny - and alleged harassment - of Tea Party groups applying for tax exempt status came from IRS headquarters not a field office. They also show a…

Mainstreet 5 years ago

How Much Do You Need To Earn To Buy A Nice Home?

There are two ways to look at that: simple and hard. The simple answer is mainly math, covering such things as mortgage interest rate, size of down payment and cost of the home. The harder look adds issues including how secure your job is, how many…

Mainstreet 5 years ago