Ellen Chang

I'm a freelance journalist who writes about energy, business and personal finance. Follow me on Twitter @ellenychang.

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What Does Boston Have Against Happy Hour? And Other Obscure Laws

What Does Boston Have Against Happy Hour? And Other Obscure Laws

Many states still have arcane laws on the books such as the ban of having happy hour or buying a car on Sunday. And in Texas, there's no longer any need to hide your sword. Oh, and don't think about trying to buy a car there on Sundays.

These Stocks Pay You to Own Them

These Stocks Pay You to Own Them

Dividend paying stocks are often appealing to investors, especially ones from companies which consistently increased their dividends.

As the Fed Unwinds Its Balance Sheet, Here's How to Watch Your Wallet

As the Fed Unwinds Its Balance Sheet, Here's How to Watch Your Wallet

Consumers are facing headwinds.

These Are the Top 50 Jobs in the U.S. Right Now

These Are the Top 50 Jobs in the U.S. Right Now

Here are the jobs to be searching for right now.

Low-Cost Loans Help Hurricane Victims Rebuild

Low-Cost Loans Help Hurricane Victims Rebuild

Homeowners who had purchased flood insurance will have to shell out extra money for rebuilding, and borrowing from a 401(k) or IRA might be the best option.