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Good News for the Economy: Consumers Ready to Spend This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense

Holiday spending is expected to increase this year, as a new report indicates that more Americans are finally seeing a little reprieve from the last four years of economic anxiety.

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Tips on How to Avoid Going Broke This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense

The season of giving could lead to a year of financial distress, as a recent survey indicates that holiday generosity is making more Americans bro-ho-ho-ho-ke by the beginning of the new year.

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Could Gas Prices Fall Below $3 This Holiday Season? — Dollars and Sense

The chances of gas prices falling below the $3 mark anytime in the near future might seem unlikely, but analysts say that it could come close. Fuel costs, already dropping, are expected to continue to do so for the rest of the year.

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Shoppers Spending More on Themselves This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense

While many analysts predict that holiday shopping will remain on the conservative side yet this year, a new survey suggests that more people intend to give the gift of giving to none other than themselves.

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Study Shows that Most Workers Don't Expect Holiday Bonus
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Study Shows Most Workers Don’t Expect Any Holiday Bonus — Dollars and Sense

Listen up employers. According to a new study, most workers would be happy with virtually any amount as a holiday bonus, even a measly $25.

That's most likely because the majority don't expect to get anything at all.

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The Most Unsurprising Study Ever Reveals Most Fireworks-Related Injuries Happen in July

Here’s a fact that should shock absolutely no one.

A survey conducted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission indicates that most fireworks-related injuries take place during or around the Fourth of July holiday festivities.

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Does Father’s Day Get The Same Attention As Mother’s Day? [POLL]

Retailers and greeting card companies would like you to think Father’s Day is just as important as Mother’s Day. Is that really the case?

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11 Reasons You Won’t Be Getting a Father’s Day Present

It’s hard to be a good father, but it’s easy to be a lousy father since even bad mothers at least have to endure nine months of pregnancy and 27 hours of labor.

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