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How To Have Your 'First Retirement' At 32

Not everyone waits until they're 65 to retire. Carl Seidman isn't a millionaire, but he's retiring at the age of 32. He calls it his 'first retirement,' and says he'll have many more to come. Seidman talks with host Michel Martin about why some people don't believe in waiting until their sixties.
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When Retirement Goes Wrong

You can plan, save and make all the right choices, but still have trouble securing your dream retirement. Stan Hinden's plans for his twilight years were undone when his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. He shares that experience, and other lessons, in the latest edition of his book, How to Retire Happy.
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FAA OKs Boeing Fix For 787 Dreamliner Batteries

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Boeing's plans to redesign the lithium-ion batteries for its 787 Dreamliner. The fuel-efficient planes were grounded after a battery caught fire in January.
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Indianapolis Airport Named Best In North America

The Indianapolis International Airport was named the Best Airport in North America by the Airports Council International. The annual Airport Service Quality awards are determined by year-round passenger satisfaction surveys. Other winners include Cape Town International Airport, deemed Best in Africa. In the Middle East, Abu Dhabi won the top honor.
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Retail Sales Rose In February; Spending Was 'Relatively Robust'

The 1.1 percent increase is a sign that despite higher payroll taxes and increases in the price of such things as gasoline, consumers are still willing to spend. And that's good news for the economy.
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Google Will Pay $7 Million To Settle Street View Data Capturing Case

Google also agreed to delete the private data its vehicles collected while photographing streets. Google has faced similar issues in Europe, where the U.K. decided it had broken the law.
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When It Comes To Health Care, Patients Don't Want To Weigh Costs

A in the journal Health Affairs found that patients feel little personal responsibility for keeping health costs lower. They were also unlikely to accept a less expensive treatment option, even if it was nearly as effective as a more expensive choice.
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Cruise Ship Leaders To Discuss Industry's Future

Leaders of several cruise lines are meeting in Miami on Tuesday to discuss the state of the industry. The conference comes after a series of setbacks, including a cruise ship losing power for days in the Gulf of Mexico.

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