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5:55 p.m. Today
My mother died a month ago — my siblings want me out of the family home in 30 days

This man says his siblings have accused him of living there rent-free and taking advantage of his mother.

5:32 p.m. Today
I’m worth $1.8 million — and want my girlfriend to waive her community-property rights before we marry

‘How do I explain to someone that I care about the money that I’ve sweated so hard over for almost two decades?’

5:32 p.m. Today
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5 things to cut out of your diet right now to reduce high blood pressure and lower the risk of heart failure

A study of 4,500 people over 13 years and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine comes to some surprising conclusions.

5:31 p.m. Today
My grandson’s live-in girlfriend hates me and doesn’t want me to stay at their home — should I still leave him all my money?

This woman is upset that she’s been shunned by her grandson’s partner.

5:31 p.m. Today
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Lie down and read this before buying a mattress on Memorial Day Weekend

‘You can get a crappy mattress for thousands of dollars and a great one for less than $1,000.’

5:30 p.m. Today
When it comes to Memorial Day sales, unsuspecting shoppers can get duped by stores advertising deals that are indeed too good to be true. - Spencer Platt/Getty Images
6 things NOT to buy during Memorial Day sales

You might get a good deal on a mattress, but wait to buy these items.

5:29 p.m. Today
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Look out, Memorial Day barbecuers — 62,000 pounds of raw beef just got recalled over E. coli concerns

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service advised disposing of the products or bringing them back to the store of purchase.

5:28 p.m. Today
Why it’s a smart move to list your home on Memorial Day Weekend

‘A lot of home buyers are hitting open houses instead of the beach.’

5:27 p.m. Today
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Millennials are humblebragging about their wealth to attract dates on Bumble and Tinder

‘I’ve totaled a brand new Lamborghini,’ one humblebragging singleton announced on his dating profile.

5:20 p.m. Today
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