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Presidents Day Pop Quiz: Funny Money Facts About the Men in the Oval Office

Filed under: U.S. Government, World Leaders, People, PlanningEven when it comes to U.S. presidents whose faces aren’t on bills and coins, discussions about America’s commanders in chief frequently come back down to money. Whether the question is campai…

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Obama’s State of the Union Take on the Economy: This Time, It’s Personal

Filed under: Economic Recovery, Unemployment, U.S. Government, Government Spending, Barack Obama, EconomyIn the 1960s, one of the rallying cries of the rising feminist movement was that “the personal is political.” In Tuesday’s State of the Union addre…

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How to Build an Emergency Savings Fund: 25 Ways to Make Extra Money

Filed under: Savings Accounts, Fast Money, SavingThe good news is this: America’s household debt is dropping. In fact, over the past four years, it has fallen by $833 billion. And, while that was only about 6 percent of the country’s total consumer deb…

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What’s Your Best Tip for Making Quick Money?

Filed under: Savings Accounts, Fast Money, How to Save Money, SavingIt’s a common story: the electric bill is due, the bank account is running low, the fridge is empty and the brakes need new pads. Suddenly, money goes from tight to nonexistent, and yo…

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Tainted Tuna: Why Food Poisoning from Fish Is No Fluke

Filed under: Health Care, Consumer Protection, FoodWhen it comes to eating healthily, fish has a great reputation. Low in saturated fat, high in vitamins, it’s known as one of the healthiest meats around. But recent studies show that mislabeling, food …

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