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Monday, November 5, 2012

Monday Reading: The Risks of Buying on the Waterfront

A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that could hit you in your wallet.

  •  A slow return to normal skips the gas station. (National)
  • Making babies, to make ends meet. (Sunday Review)
  • Single for the holidays. (Travel)
  • Apps for last-minute hotel rooms. (Travel)
  • How do you raise a prodigy? (Magazine)
  • Would you buy on the waterfront? (Real Estate)
  • Borrowing to build your own home. (Real Estate)
  • Learning by phone. (Education Life)
  • Tips from a professional cheater. (Education Life)
  • Second illness infects those struck by meningitis. (National)
  • Cellphone users steaming over hit-or-miss service after the storm. (Business)
  • California city takes on “Big Soda.” (National)
  • Storm-battered supply chain threatens holiday shopping. (Busi ness)
  • Runners help storm-stricken New Yorkers. (Sports)
  • The slide in wages. (Economix)
  • Beware storm-flooded cars on the market. (Wheels)
  • Owners of electric cars unfazed by storm. (Wheels)
  • Turning off Kindle's Special Offers. (Gadgetwise)
  • Apps to help find movie times. (Gadgetwise)
  • Embracing children for who they are. (Well)
  • Easing the mental fallout from Hurricane Sandy. (Well)
  • The importance of carbon monoxide detectors. (Motherlode)