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.
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.
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.
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…
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:…
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…
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…
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…
5 Most Dangerous Student Loan Payment Strategies
You should pay your student loans ... just not like this.
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.
Is Colorado's Pot Tourism Industry A Myth?
Is cannabis tourism really booming in Colorado, or is it all smoke and mirrors?
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.…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…