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What Do You Plan On Doing with Your Tax Refund? — Survey of the Day

The good news is that 67 percent of Americans expect to to get a refund from the IRS this year. The bad news is that much of this money is going to be spent taking care of other debts, rather than be used for something fun.

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What the…?! Michigan Lottery Winner Remained on Food Stamps [VIDEO]

One would think that winning $1 million in a state lottery would automatically disqualify the recipient from getting food stamps. But one would be wrong.

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Recent College Grads Make Less Now Than a Decade Ago — Dollars and Sense

Since the economy took a turn for the worse, more and more young adults are moving back home with their parents after graduating from college, and this could be one reason why: recent grads are making less now than they did a decade ago.

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15 Clever Ways to Save Money on Gas

Turmoil in the Middle East is nothing new. Gas prices going up is nothing new. What is new is the possibility that we could be looking at prices at the pump lurking in the neighborhood of $5 a gallon by the summer. And that’s painful.

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How Long Will It Take to Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? — Dollars and Sense

Making minimum payments on your credit cards could cost you — big. And a new tool will show you just how much.

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What Is Bank of America Charging Customers for This Time? – Dollars and Sense

Bank of America, seemingly undaunted by last year’s consumer backlash after instituting debit card fees, is now trying out new charges on checking accounts.

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What Is the Richest Country? Hint – It’s Not the US

The United States is often touted as being one of the richest countries in the world, but compared to many other nations, it seems we have some serious catching up to do. In fact, in a new Forbes list of the wealthiest lands on the globe, the US didn’t even place in the top five.

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Casino Dishes Out Money to Gamblers for Each Pound They Weigh

Fat Tuesday took on a whole new meaning earlier this week at a Florida casino, where gamblers were given a dime in slot machine credits for every pound they weighed.

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