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How to Save Your Thanksgiving from Bad Weather, Bad Food and Big Business

Filed under: Health Care, Food, HolidaysThanksgiving is almost here, and with our pantries and refrigerators groaning under the weight of turkey and pies, cranberry sauce and yams, it might not feel like the most appetizing time to start delving into q…

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Election Day Roadmap: How the Swing State Results Will Roll in on the Way to 270

Filed under: Election 2012

Well, here we are: Election Day.

After $2 billion in total campaign spending, three presidential debates, hundreds of campaign ads, and thousands of campaign appearances, the presidential race is … wait for it … a t…

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Are Swing States Doing Better at Retirement Savings Than the Rest?

Filed under: Retirement, Economy, Election 2012For one more week, politicians and election followers will focus their attention on voters in swing states that are likely to be the key to victory in the Presidential race. Amid the many questions those v…

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Save a Bundle on Back-to-School with Sales Tax Holidays

Filed under: Taxes, Family Money, Shopping

When times are tough, every penny counts. That’s why shoppers look forward to what has become an annual summer ritual in many states: the chance to avoid sales tax on certain purchases.

Most of the tax h…

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Is American Manufacturing on Track for a Comeback?

Filed under: Economy, Ford Motor Co, Apple, Wal-Mart Stores, Toyota, General Motors, Chrysler, CaterpillarWill America ever be great again? There are signs far up the supply chain that suggest an emerging renaissance in U.S. manufacturing.

In Decembe…

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