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How Much Money Will a Bad Credit Score Cost You? — Dollars and Sense

Savvy consumers know having a higher credit score means getting a lower interest rate and paying less over the life of a loan — but how much less?

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Charitable Giving Up, But Still Less Than Pre-Recession Levels — Dollars and Sense

Money may be tight for lots of Americans, but that doesn’t mean we’ve lost our spirit of giving. A new study says we actually gave more to non-profits and charities in 2011 than in the year prior — but we’re still way off from the donations seen in 2007.

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Where Are the Cheapest Places to Live in America?

There is no doubt inside the great American illusion of prosperity that the majority of the population suffers from the same sickness — high cost of living.

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Why Do Female Doctors Make Less Than Male Doctors?

Pay equity between men and women has been a hot topic in Washington as of late, and this should add fuel to the fire: a new study reveals female doctors are being paid less than their male counterparts.

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New Research Reveals Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health

It seems that there might be a correlation between long-term unemployment and poor health.

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Average American’s Net Worth Drops to a Level You Won’t Believe — Dollars and Sense

According to a study done by the Federal Reserve, the net worth of the average American family dropped a stunning 40 percent between 2007 and 2010 — mostly because of the housing crisis.

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Many Food Workers Aren’t Making Enough to Feed Themselves — Dollars and Sense

Nearly one in five Americans employed in the private sector has a food industry job, and according to a new study, the vast majority aren’t being paid a living wage.

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10 Very Strange Jobs That Actually Pay Pretty Well

As kids, we typically had to listen to adults preach to us about how we needed to study hard in school to become doctors and lawyers.

However, what they didn’t tell us is that it was possible to earn six figures doing other, more unusual work.

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