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Do Telecommuters Earn Less Than Office Workers? — Dollars and Sense

Telecommuters enjoy a lot of perks, but they may come at a steep price: a new study finds people who work at home get smaller raises, fewer promotions and lower performance reviews.

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New Survey Reveals Parents Are Not Teaching Kids How to Manage Money — Dollars and Sense

This might not come as any surprise to a lot of you, but most teenagers do not have any idea what they are doing when it comes to the world of finances.

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Greatest Boss Ever Gives Workers $7,500 for Dream Vacations [VIDEO] — Dollars and Sense

Even though many American employees don’t use their vacation days, numerous studies have shown time off is actually good for productivity. So the owner of a Denver-based tech startup not only insists his workers take a vacation, he gives them $7,500 in travel money.

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Show Them the Money! Majority of Women Now Earn Most of the Household Income — Dollars and Sense

That age-old custom of men being the primary breadwinners may now officially be dead — a new study shows the majority of women now bring home most of the bacon.

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Can the Nationwide Drought Wind Up Costing You Money? — Dollars and Sense

The record-breaking heat that’s recently affected much of the country has resulted in soaring utility bills — and that may not be the only way it hits your wallet.

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Don’t Like Your New Chevy? Return It — Dollars and Sense

General Motors announced a first-of-its-kind policy on Thursday: if you buy a Chevrolet and don’t like it, you’ll be able to return most models to the dealership within two months for a full cash refund of the purchase price.

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Many Americans Will Cut Back on Vacation Spending This Year — Dollars and Sense

While travelers globally say they’ll spend more money on vacations this year than they did in 2011, the story is a bit different in the US — here, many people will actually shell out less.

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Consumers Could Soon Pay a Fee on Credit Card Transactions — Dollars and Sense

Current laws prohibit merchants from adding surcharges to credit card transactions, even though the merchants themselves are dinged with fees for accepting the cards.

But thanks to a lawsuit brought by retailers against card-issuers, all that could soon change.

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