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Why Spirit Airlines Will Never Be Great Again

Filed under: Company News, Investing, Market News, Travel

Sometimes you get what you pay for when you book a cheap flight.

Passengers on Spirit Airlines (SAVE) Flight 310 over the weekend had to wait nearly 20 hours to fly from Los Angeles to Flo…

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Where Do the Most Spoiled Children in the U.S. Live?

Filed under: Family Money It’s no surprise that children aren’t cheap, but their full price is a bit daunting. According to the USDA, the average cost of raising a child to adulthood is a stunning $226,920 — and, as Bundle.com recently noted, the actu…

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Invest Like J.R. Ewing

Filed under: Dell, Apple, Starbucks, Whole Foods, Investing BasicsIt’s a tough admission to make, but we’re all friends here: Lately, I’ve taken to watching old DVDs of Dallas. It’s become a vice I can’t shake. And, much to my surprise, I’m learning a …

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The Super Bowl in Dallas: An Economic Field Goal At Best

There’s no doubt about the Super Bowl’s importance in sports, but will it really be a touchdown for Dallas’s economy? While one study pegs the economic impact at $611 million, the number seems dubious — especially considering i…

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Dallas’s JR Lassos $11.5 Million in Damages from Citigroup

Citigroup is on the hook for $11.5 million in damages after losing an arbitration case against actor Larry Hagman, best known for his role as J.R. Ewing in the television series “Dallas,” who had accused the bank of fraud and mi…

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