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The 3 Best and 3 Worst States for Economic Mobility

The 3 Best and 3 Worst States for Economic Mobility

Move north if you want to increase your chanced of moving up the US economic ladder.

8 Winter Travel Destinations on the Rise

8 Winter Travel Destinations on the Rise

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean people stop traveling. Here are the destinations with the biggest increase in bookings for this winter compared to the same period one year ago.

The Poorest Counties in America

Poverty rates have been on the rise nationwide, but it’s nothing compared to the poverty rates in certain counties where as much as half of the population lives below the poverty line.

Pearl Harbor Day: Readers Share Their Thoughts

Pearl Harbor Day: Readers Share Their Thoughts

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, MainStreet would like to hear the personal reflections of those who lived during the attack.

The Ultimate Guide to Black Friday 2011

The Ultimate Guide to Black Friday 2011

‘Tis the season for giving … and buying. Here’s a complete breakdown of the awesome sales happening at national retailers this Black Friday.

Thinking About Ordering Gifts From Overseas? Think Again

Thinking About Ordering Gifts From Overseas? Think Again

Overseas retailers may be advertising their own Cyber Monday deals, but it’s almost never a good deal for American consumers.

CarMD Ranks Toyota as the Most Reliable

CarMD Ranks Toyota as the Most Reliable

Toyota has been deemed the most reliable car manufacturer, according to new index from CarMD.

Rebuilding a Family's Finances After Unexpected Loss

Rebuilding a Family's Finances After Unexpected Loss

Thousands were lost on Sept. 11, many of whom were breadwinners for their families. MainStreet talks to financial advisers about how Americans should prepare for the unthinkable.

The World's Safest Airlines

The World's Safest Airlines

There are many ways to measure safety, but one research group thinks it's got the formula to put its ranking on solid ground.

13 Super-Pricey Swimsuits

13 Super-Pricey Swimsuits

How much would you pay for a bathing suit you can’t swim in? Try $1,000.