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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 • 4 years ago

As Marijuana Economy Boom In Denver, There's Nowhere To Smoke It

DENVER (MainStreet) — While Amendment 64 legalized marijuana for recreational use in Colorado, it does not address where users can legally consume except to outlaw its consumption on site at dispensaries that sell it.

Mainstreet • 4 years ago

Halle Berry Child Support Settlement Escalates Battle Of The Sexes

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry joins the ranks of celebrity moms like Madonna and Britney Spears who are paying child support to the father of their children.

Mainstreet • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 years ago

Marijuana Prosecution: The Harvey Family Goes To Federal Court In Washington Over Home-Growing

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Even as landmark developments in the legalization of the cannabis industry proceed at an increasingly fast pace this year and at both a federal and state level, one cautionary tale stands out because it seems on many levels…

Mainstreet • 4 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 • 4 years ago

5 Most Dangerous Student Loan Payment Strategies

You should pay your student loans ... just not like this.

Mainstreet • 4 years ago

5 Common Mistakes 401(K) Investors Make

See if you share these common misconceptions.

Mainstreet • 4 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 • 4 years ago

Is Colorado's Pot Tourism Industry A Myth?

Is cannabis tourism really booming in Colorado, or is it all smoke and mirrors?

Mainstreet • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 years ago

The Social Security Mistake More Than One-Third Of Retirees Are Making

It's a decision that can cost retirees thousands of dollars in income per year.

Mainstreet • 4 years ago

The One Thing College Grads Need That Makes Them 3 Times More Likely To Get Job Offers

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Want the inside track to getting a job after graduation? There is one thing you can do that will make you more hirable, in fact, three times more likely to receive job offers: having completed an internship – more…

Mainstreet • 4 years ago

Obamacare Isn't Worth It To 72% Of Americans

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Seven out of ten Americans believe the Affordable Care Act has not made a positive impact yet, a Bankrate.com report said.

Mainstreet • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 years ago

Obamacare Enrollment For Uninsured Is Low, Survey Shows

Though enrollment has increased, the Affordable Care Act did not serve the uninsured, one of the prime reasons for its implementations.

Mainstreet • 4 years ago