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Every parent wants to raise kids who are humble, generous, and eventually, financially-literate young adults. The good news is teaching kids about money is totally doable, even if you've faced a few dollar dilemmas in your own life.

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It's no secret that America loves its entertainment, from movies to music to video games. Just how much do they spend on these things every year?

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Just how expensive is it to raise a child? The answer is shocking!

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Most American's are unaware of the amount of water they waste on a daily basis. In this shocking infographic we reveal how much water is really washed away and how you can save money and water.

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The United States holds 75% of the world's gold reserves, although demand is significantly higher in Turkey, India and China. Learn all about gold and the pros and cons of investing in this commodity.

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The Department of Labor's latest annual survey provides a detailed look into how the average U.S. consumer "unit" spent their paycheck in 2012.

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Ever wondered how much the President of the United States makes? We did an in depth look at how much the president REALLY earns per year. Are his expenses reasonable or just ridiculous. You decide.

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You do not have to be a rocket scientist to understand the annual percentage rate on your loan. But you do need to know what to look for.

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Identity thieves want to turn your holiday into a nightmare by stealing your information and clearing-out your bank accounts. Stop them before they start with these great tips.

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Borrowing money from a paycheck you haven’t earned yet is risky. If you are going to use a short term loan, be sure to understand the dangers they present first. Just because you have bad credit doesn't mean you should pay more than you need to for a loan.

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Deciding whether or not to hire a contractor for a home improvement job can be a tough decision. Before making any decisions, assess the situation and consider your options. Should I call a contractor? When the toilet is leaking again, the kitchen faucet keeps dripping and the backyard deck has a dozen rotten floorboards, knowing what to do can be difficult. Should you hire a professional contractor to fix these problems, or should you tackle the jobs yourself?

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Loans can be a tricky thing, but when you understand them, you can make more educated financial decisions. It’s not easy to get by in today’s world without borrowing money.

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A colorful look at federal tax payments versus allotments by U.S. State.

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Shady Shamrock Shenanigans! The shocking truth on how the big three have been exploiting a loop-hole in the tax code for years to save billions.

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Do you have bad credit? Take control and don’t let your credit score trap you into a lifetime of debt. Improve your credit with these five steps.

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Buying a home-especially your first home -- can be both an exciting and daunting endeavor. The mortgage process can be confusing, time consuming and costly if entered into haphazardly. And the experience of purchasing your dream home can quickly turn into a nightmare.

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Creating a big, expensive epic that flops at the box office has got to be embarrassing. Depending on how bad the movie is and how badly it flops, it can destroy careers...

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Unexpected events can happen to anyone, from emergency car repairs to vet bills and more. And not every is ready. Before reaching for that high interest credit card, maybe you should consider a personal loan.

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We all know that the US is in massive debt, but just HOW massive is it? "TRILLION" really feels like just a word, that is until you put it into perspective...

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Everyone knows that having a pet is expensive, but what does it really cost in the lifetime of a pet? The answer may surprise you.

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There are certain fees that you can’t avoid. They’re the ones that tick you off the most.

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Find out how credit cards play staring roles in some of the biggest low budget film hits from independent film makers.

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Credit cards can be a great way to build or rebuild credit, but there are some things to watch out for as you're doing it. How much do you know about them?

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Saving money doesn't have to mean giving up everything you enjoy. In fact, there are some simple and easy things anyone can do to save money. All that is needed is determination and a little effort.

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How expensive is it to keep criminals behind bars or to put them to death? You might be surprised.

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Buying a home is an exciting process, but it's also a long-term commitment. And it's one that could end up ruining you financially if you don't take the right steps before making the decision. Take this quiz and find out just how ready you are to get a mortgage.

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If you've got some money that you're looking to invest, use this chart to help figure out what kind of account is best for your saving needs.

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Less and less Americans are taking vacations each year, but there are still enough workers that as many vacation days as they can. Here's a look at those people who can afford to take off, and what they do with that time.

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World MAP illustrating percentages of total budgets allocated for Military, Healthcare and Education.

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If you're a veteran looking to purchase a new home for you and your family, here's some good news: The VA has a number of different programs in place to help!

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Do you really need to ask your parents to help you buy your first home? We'll show you how to afford your home without mom or dad's help.

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Considering using a credit card for that major purchase? A personal loan might be the better options. Here's how they compare with each other.

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You've made the big decision: it's time to buy a house! Searching for your dream home, viewing photos, and imagining your furniture in the space, is all very exciting. Don't let the worries about the down-payment ruin your excitement. Here's 11 simple ways to save for your down payment.

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The average American consumes a LOT of food and beverage over the course of a year. Just how much, you ask?

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Do you have a bad credit score? The path to poor credit can happen almost overnight, or after a series of setbacks. Here's what you need to know.

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Big banks continue to increase fees and charges, even as smaller banks are consolidated and profits rise. Credit unions, on the other hand, continue to provide value to their members. Here's how.

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Credit cards aren’t as detrimental to your financial health some financial gurus make them out to be. In fact, they could benefit you in a number of ways, but skimming the fine print and going with the first credit card offer that comes your way could cost you wads of cash and your sanity if the mountain of debt becomes too enormous to handle.

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Considering cutting corners to reduce your tax bill? Sounds appealing if you’re lucky enough to fly under the radar, but tax fraud comes with harsh consequences if the folks at Uncle Sam’s headquarters, track you down.

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How did this mom save so much with so little effort? It was simple. And thanks to her discovery, she didn't give into the high-pressure sales games she knew she would face when shopping for a car.

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Your credit score is a big factor in your financial life. But what's the difference between a good and bad score? And how is this score calculated? Here are 6 things everyone needs to know.

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Mortgage loan payments are often the largest bill due ever month. With just a little effort, you can be free from your mortgage sooner than ever expected, and save thousands of dollars.

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Whether you’re considering a dog or already have one in the family, planning for these four surprises can keep your credit in one piece, before it’s too late.

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Love to shop but had those credit card bills? Use these popular tools and apps and never spend more than you have to again.

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Car dealerships hold the secret to your new ride, and they won’t give you their best loan offers unless you ask. Find out how what they are, and how to get them.

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Is it cold outside? That could be good news for your credit score. In a recent survey of consumer credit scores across the country, the coldest states won! See how they add up and compare them to yours!

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Moving can be stressful, especially when you add up all the costs. However you can save money – and time – with these great loan ideas when you’re relocating.

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Make this your best year by getting out of debt once and for all. It is possible – we’ll show you how!

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For many Americans, good health care continues to be financially out of reach. Insurance rates continue to increase, along with costs, deductibles, and everything else. It’s no wonder that medical expenses are the number 1 reason people file bankruptcy. Yet healthcare companies face a financial boom.

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Need extra cash quickly? This one hot tip can help you cash in for that extra amount, without applying for new credit or working more hours.

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Looking for a way to race those double black diamonds? Finance your favorite winter sports with these great loan ideas.

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Borrowing during the holiday season has become a rite of passage for many. But taking out loans for these items is sure to make you feel like the Grinch all year-round.

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Shopping during the holiday season is exciting…and expensive. Before you hit the stores with that new credit card, take a look at these top loans to see how much you can really save.

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Responsibly using a loan means the bills are paid on time. It also can make your credit score better. Here is why.

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Holiday shopping thrills and excites as perfect gifts and great deals abound. But what happens next month when the bills arrive? Using these cards make a huge difference.

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Finding the best deals while savings money doesn't take a Ph. D. These 4 tips will help you make the most of your holiday shopping while helping you save.

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This Thanksgiving, people all across American will enjoy delicious food, family and football at an average under $5.00 a plate. At the Nation’s Capital, guests at the State dinner will feast as well. For as little as $1,485 per place, you could celebrate the same way!

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Bad credit doesn't mean you have to miss all the great bargains. With these three power shopping tips, you too can take advantage of the season, and improve your credit.

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Most people know that U.S. lawmakers “have it better” than most, but do you know by how much? Does their wealth help or hinder their ability to create new legislation – legislation that determines the financial fate of all Americans. Discover the wealthiest of the House and Senate and see the numbers for yourself.

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Students all across the country depend on loans to get them through college, but what happens when thousands of dollars are given to students will little financial acumen?

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Your credit score is a lifeline to favorable loan terms and low interest rates. That’s why improving your score is more important than ever. These apps make it easier than ever!

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A corporation’s credit rating has to power to elevate or destroy that company’s stock and bond price. Yet the few companies that issue these ratings go largely unchecked, despite the havoc they have caused during the recession.

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Would you agree to a loan with a 700% interest rate? Victims of these predatory lending traps often do without even realizing it. Don’t be a victim; know these signs before signing on the dotted line.

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Every year, millions of dollars are spent for one purpose: to experience fear. From Halloween to thrill rides, extreme sports and more, the industry of fear has grown drastically, and you are a prospective customer. See for yourself how much average consumers spend just to be afraid.

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There’s no quicker way than to put ice on your credit card than to freeze them. Tried and true methods of controlling your spending are the best way to improve your credit.

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Mortgage loans might not be as exciting as finding your dream home, but knowing how much you can afford will help your dreams come true. This simple rule will keep you on target.

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Discover what credit reporting bureaus don’t like to tell you. These hidden gems will help you improve your score and keep you from making mistakes that you don’t even know can hurt your credit score.

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When you’re living on a budget and don’t have much money, services like dental work can seem impossible to get, even if you need it. However, you do have options when you know where to look for help.

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Reviewing your credit report helps you look out for identity thieves and ensures that your financial information is correct. But what happens when your information is wrong? Who can fix it and how?

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The first step to making any financial decision, whether applying for a loan, making a large purchase or paying loans down, is identifying your situation. Our financial calculators not only help you get a clear picture of your finances, they can help you find the best loans to meet your needs.

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Having a low credit score means paying higher interest rates, being disqualified from certain loans and could even keep you from that great dream job. Making these three easy-to-do changes can improve your score and your financial situation.

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Applying for a mortgage loan can take a lot of time and energy, no matter what your credit score is. But do you know how much your credit score actually affects your interest rate? You should!

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Unexpected expenses come in all shapes and sizes, but when that expense is for a funeral, the stress can be much worse. However, these practical options can help you find the solutions you need, even when you don’t have a lot of money.

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If you own more on your mortgage than your house is worth, and you can’t continue to make those high monthly payments, don’t give up! Consider these options before walking away and destroying your credit score.

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Having bad credit doesn't mean you have to keep putting money into a car that doesn't run well. These tips will help you get a better car. You might even improve your credit!

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Make the most of your car loan! No matter what kind of credit you have, you don’t have to settle for a jalopy just to get around town. These tips will show you how to buy the best used car you can afford.

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Most people understand that not paying credit card bills or missing a car or house payment hurts your credit score. Pay attention to these five surprising things that can hurt your credit score if you ignore them.

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Making large purchases can be stressful enough, especially when you're on a budget. But when the interest rate is high, that stress is even greater. Taking these steps can lower your interest rates and help you save on your purchase.

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Getting approved for a mortgage loan may seem impossible if you have bad credit, but it’s not. Taking these three steps can not only help you get approved, they can help you improve your credit score.

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Working under too much stress, especially on Labor Day, is never good for your health. Studies show that working in a stressful environment day in and day out is a major problem that can lead to sickness, disease and even violence.

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Labor Day is a holiday for the American worker to relax and enjoy the last days of summer. Yet many workers are deeply in debt and struggling to make ends meet, despite working 40 hours or more every week.

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Credit card minimums should be just that, the least amount you pay when you are in a bind. These top reasons to pay more are only the beginning steps to financial stability.

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These 6 pitfalls are common traps for people who just start making budgets. Avoiding them can improve your finances and save you the frustration of falling into another financial trap.

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Personal loans can be a great alternative to other forms of debt, especially when your need is temporary. However, there are a few things you should before applying for one.

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Protecting yourself from identity thieves is more important than ever as identity theft continues to grow. With personal information remarkably easy to steal and use, these tips will you keep your information safer and more secure.

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If a Credit Repair Service promises to improve your credit score quickly and with little effort, they are probably lying. Don’t despair. We’ll show you how to tell the difference between a credit repair scam and a legitimate business.

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Everyone knows bad credit means higher loan interest rates, but did you know that poor credit can affect other areas in your life? From car insurance rates to job promotions, your credit score is more important than you think.

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Are you looking for another reason to get or stay healthy? More energy, better outlook on life and fewer health problems are great reasons to be healthy, but you may be surprised that a healthy lifestyle will save you a lot of money as well.

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Detroit, the Motor City, has seen better days. As the city became the largest in United States history to file for bankruptcy, many celebrities from Detroit already had a head start. Their financial mismanagement represents only a fraction of the real challenges that plague the city.

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Everyone needs a vacation, but can you really afford one? Use these six tips when planning your next vacation and find out how easy it to save and still enjoy the vacation.

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Bad credit doesn't mean you cannot qualify for a credit card. However, if you are looking for a credit card, be sure you understand these 5 important keys before signing up.

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Many young people are ensnared by offers of easy credit, often before graduating high school. While these offers are appealing, they often encourage poor spending habits that can have devastating and long-lasting financial impacts.

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It’s no secret that many people are deeply in debt and worried about their financial futures. From lower home values and upside-down mortgages to credit card debt, store credit debt, and high auto loan debt, the cost is high. The first step is to change poor spending habits.

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Have you ever heard people say that it’s more expensive to eat healthy food? If you believe this, when you shop for groceries, you may not even think about ways to eat healthy. Instead, you’ll probably just look for the “deals” and whatever food is quick and easy. Don’t fall into this trap.

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Refinancing is popular these days. Just because the government encourages it doesn't mean it's a good idea. Here are the real pros and cons behind refinancing.

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Feel like you spend a lot and owe a lot more? You're not alone. Take a walk through the streets of the average Americans spending habits

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Millions of Americans are suffering financially from errors on their credit report. The worst part is they don't even know it's affecting them.

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When it comes to managing credit and bills, men run the show in most households.

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What event resulted in £100,000 in damages paid to Sienna Miller and 300 emails regarding paying off the police? Find out everything you wanted to know about the Murdoch Scandal.

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Learn who's most affected by this statistic, as well as the history of unemployment in the nation's past.

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A look at the spending habits of American's for Valentine's Day

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If you earn less than $49,078 annually, you may qualify for the EITC--up to nearly $6,000. Even if you haven't qualified before, you might now, so check it out to see if you're eligible.

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What gifts do men and women both crave this year? How many Americans are buying gift cards as gifts? Find out all about the commotion of Christmas 2011.

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Student debt is on the rise with graduates owing over $1 Billion in federal college loans.

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Thanksgiving diners spent 25% more on their dinner in 2010 than they did in 2009. What was the item with the biggest price increase? Learn how to trim the fat off your holiday feast budget.

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There are facets of the Occupy Wall Street movement in 951 cities around the world. See how the protests got started and read their core beliefs.

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The National APR Average dropped for the first time in three months last week. Learn to control your Halloween credit card bills.

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See how the economy is really affecting our quality of life with this somber look at our mental, physical and financial health

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Unemployment in America remains at 9.1%, but some states are suffering to a greater degree. Top-pick stocks show vast improvement from the previous week.

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Identity fraud affects millions of Americans every year — and that number keeps growing.

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In this edition we’re talking about consumer finance concerns about debt levels, both personal and federal.

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While less than one-quarter of Americans feel they’d need at least $1 million to retire securely, nearly a third say they’d want between $100,000 and $500,000. Find out how they are saving and more on The Weekly Credit Loan Report.

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Do you know exactly how much better off your credit card statements could look?

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Did you ever stop to wonder what the most expensive building in the world was?

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Why do so many professional football players declare bankruptcy, when they make so much money?

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If you've ever created an original work of art (or anything, really), then you know what a bummer it can be when someone steals your idea and copies it.

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Credit card rewards programs are very popular with consumers, however not all of them are the same. Here’s how to pick the right one for you.

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Most call it one of the biggest financial crises in living memory. Others call it one great big Ponzi scheme. Whatever you want to call it, a bunch of people lost a bunch of money and the world of high finance may never be the same.

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Political party names may have changed through time, but beliefs held have remained pretty consistent through the years.

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More and more Americans are becoming victims of identity fraud.

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Gasoline prices have been rising steadily for the past several years and they show no signs of slowing down any time soon. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Ever wonder where the most expensive place to buy a home is?

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What are you getting mom for Mother's Day?

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A detailed breakdown of taxes state-by-state in America.

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A visual breakdown of William and Kate's extravagant nuptials, with comparison to median wedding costs.

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Where in the world do women make the most money and hold the most jobs? This is an international look at women in the field of media jobs.

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So, just how bad is the growing consumer debt crisis? Is it a monster problem, or just a bad dream?

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If Wal-Mart were a country, what would it be like?

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Earthquakes take a tremendous toll, not just in terms of millions of dollars lost within communities, but on human lives lost as well.

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The Oscars and the Super Bowl are two of TVs greatest annual events. How do they compare in terms of size and viewership?

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From its humble roots in 1999, Google has grown exponentially—making it a force to be reckoned with.

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In contrast to previous decades, more and more of the world's population is flocking to make homes in cities.

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Debt can be more than just a budget gone wild: what causes debt to get out of control?

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How well did your state respond to the 2010 census, and what does it mean for your community?

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Which parts of the world saw the biggest economic growth in 2010?

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Average daily hours of work, sleep, play, or anything else is just a pie chart away.

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When our parents went to work, they often labored for the same company for their entire careers. That rarely happens today and is just one of the major changes taking place in the U.S. labor force.

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Many homeowners owe more on their homes than they are worth. Can they just walk away from the property and stop paying?

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2010 was a year of change and promises, recession and bankruptcy, oils spills and financial strife. We have covered most of these events with our dynamic infographics - to help us all understand our world a little better.

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The wad of money in your pocket is one form of money, but the money supply is hardly limited to that. So, where is the money, and what exactly is it?

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How will Obama's spending and the Bush Tax cuts affect me?

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Halo nation’s growth not likely to stall anytime soon. Not sure what this means? That you’re not a video-game junkie.

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What kind of life does the average dollar bill lead? Not a glamorous one, that’s for sure.

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The U.S. national debt continues to grow. But just how bad off is the country compared to other nations? You might be surprised.

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You might not know it, but Black Friday is no longer a one-day event. The pre-Christmas sales actually start in late October and run all the way through the first week of December. Get your charge cards ready!

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The United States may be the wealthiest country in the world, but all that money is far from distributed evenly. Poverty has a foothold in many U.S. cities.

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Are those first-class upgrades really worth the price of a ticket? Depends upon how much you like gourmet nuts.

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When it comes to The Great Recession, there are plenty of cities that are recovering nicely from the economic slump and those that have completely missed the boat.

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Need to buy a fire-breathing sword? How about a new outfit for your pet penguin? You'll need to shop in the virtual world, where virtual goods are a booming business.

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The United States is still the richest country in the world. But the country’s grasp on this title is slipping. It seems the wealth gap between developing nations and countries such as the United States is finally starting to close.

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The United States has been fighting a war since 1971, and it’s been losing.

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Do Americans like candy? They like it to the tune of $20 billion a year! That’s right- Americans spend $20 billion on their sweet little vices. They’re out there night and day buying candy bars, chocolates, hardy candy and everything else that packs in the sugar.

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Kids start costing you nearly as soon as they’re born. We all worry about paying for college tuition. But what about infant childcare? That can cost a bundle, too.

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Tax cheats are nothing new. From the days of Al Capone to modern celebrities such as Martha Stewart and Luciano Pavarotti, taxpayers have been trying to cheat the government out of its tax dollars for years.

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Everyone's always talking about credit scores, but why are they such a big deal?

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Maybe there is some false truth, then, to the old adage about crime doesn't pay?

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Online dating has become a serious industry, and it's constantly growing!

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Many states are facing huge debts, so Congress passed a $26-billion dollar stimulus bill to help those states out. Here's a look at each state and the debt it's facing.

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China has passed Japan for the first time ever in terms of GDP, a landmark event for their economy. Where do they go from here?

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Here's an in-depth look at how American shoppers spend their money.

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More than half of Americans have been negatively affected in many ways by the recent recession. Here's a look at just what it's done to the Land of Opportunity.

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Everyone has an opinion on something, whether it has to do with their political affiliation, age, race or education. Here's a look at Americans and their opinions on different aspects of the USA.

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Here's a look at the newest law passed to protect consumers' interest. As a consumer, do you feel any safer now?

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Obviously BP has lost a lot of money on their whole oil spill fiasco, but here's a different perspective on just how much money that is.

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Tourism is a huge business all over the U.S. that generates massive amounts of revenue. Here's a look at how much revenue that is, and how BP's oil spill is affecting it.

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While you enjoyed all of the food you ate this past Fourth of July, did you stop to consider where that delicious meal came from?

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It's impossible to ignore the immensity of Facebook, its users, and how much money is involved with it. Here's a look at some if its statistics, and how Facebook would look as its own independent economy.

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Americans have strong sentiments about the importance of savings, but do these sentiments correlate with their actions?

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Millions of people across the world are constantly connected by the internet. Here's a look at what everybody's doing when they're in front of their computer screen.

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The young generation is highly in tune with technology, but how in tune are they with their finances?

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With online bank accounts ever-increasing popularity, there are a few things you might want to know before you decide on which way you want to go with yours.

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Goldman Sachs is all over the news again amid a big controversy. Here's a look at their history of controversy and just what brought each instance on.

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Since its inception, the Euro has tried to economically link Europe through a common form of currency. Currently, however, many analysts are worried that the state of some countries' economies might put the Euro (and its countries) into more economic peril.

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If you're in debt, it will help you immensely to know just what kind of debt you're in, as opposed to others. This guide to debt will help you learn more.

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California is a big, bustling place. It ranks all around the world in terms of size, people and economy. Here's a look at how it sizes up against the entire rest of the globe.

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You may have heard about BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico over the past few days. This is a visual representation of just how much it's costing BP (and the rest of the world).

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Here's a crash course on Certificates of Deposit, what they do, and how you can use them to make money.

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The average American family has more debt than they know what to do with. Here's a look at that debt and all the financial troubles they face.

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If you think the FCC is bad, take a look at some of China's censorship policies. What's next, burning books?

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The new healthcare bill might look great from a lot of angles, but how about from the angle of big businesses? There's a lot of money being thrown around under the bill, and big companies are going to take a serious hit.

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The US Census does a lot more than just count population. Here's a breakdown of what it does and its progress through the years.

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The market of single-family homes has had its ups and downs in the past 46 years, and more recently has been through the most dramatic changes in its history.

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Water is such an inherent part in our daily lives that it's easy to take it for granted. If we're not mindful of our water use, we might soon find ourselves without it.

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The US has many trade sanctions enforced against countries that perpetuate the American ideals of human rights, as well as right and wrong.

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A law that's tip-toeing into passing will allow the SSA to garnish Social Security checks for those who have unpaid debts to the US.

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You can probably guess most of them, but not the last one.

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Generally speaking, most people around the world understand what currency, as well as credit and debt, are. In the United States, as well as most countries in the world, currency is made up of bills and coins. However, some currency is certainly considered strange.

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China is arguably experiencing the most rapid period of urbanization in the history of mankind. Around 300 million people are expected to migrate to the cities between 2005 and 2010.

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Like most people, you are probably confused about what exactly is in the new health care bill, and when these changes will take affect.

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Consumers demanded it, Banks fought against it, Congress passed it. See what was gained and what was lost with the new laws.

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The Misery Index was created by economist Arthur Okun and is found by adding the inflation rate to the unemployment rate to give an overall indication of the state of the economy.

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Take a look at which countries have won the most Olympic medals in history. As well as a breakdown of the most recent winter and summer Olympic games.

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A statistical look and historical accounting for the official currency of the European Union (EU), and the second most traded currency in the world after the U.S. dollar.

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The United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world. Yet the U.S. has higher rates of infant mortality, diabetes and other illnesses than many other developed countries.

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Over a lifetime, recession kids can expect to earn $100,000 less than their luckier cohorts.

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The Troubled Asset Relief Program(TARP) is one of the largest financial bailouts in history, and yet nobody seems to know where the money went. Here is a visual breakdown of where your money is being spent.

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A graphic look at which cell phone companies have the largest subscriber base.

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A look at the total U.S. dollar amount of exports on an FOB (free on board) basis, per $1 of gross domestic product (GDP).

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Consumer fraud in the United States shows no signs of slowing. As the FTC reports, fraud is growing, and everyone is being targeted, including you.

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A look at the countries who hold the bulk of US national debt.

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Technology has increased work efficiency and decreased working hours around the world. Here's a look at the average number of hours people are working each week.

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A look at the changes in consumer spending habits over the last century.

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It fuels us, our cars and our economy. Here is some insight into the popularity of America's addiction to corn.

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Countries with the highest and lowest inflation rates

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The last three years have seen a significant drop in the cost of housing in the United States, bringing prices back down from once astronomical levels.

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It's the Lorenz curve, a way economists measure what portions of the population are responsible for the income within a group of people, such as a nation.

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A look at the individual economic strength of the 50 states by GDP.

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Percentage of GDP made up by expenses like government social benefits, wages, grants and much more.

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A detailed analysis of how the World Bank is funded and how these funds are allocated to needy countries around the world.

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A look at how some of the world's major stock exchanges have fared through the ups and downs of the last 10 years.

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Illustration unravels the many hallmarks and revelations of The Federal Reserve System.

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We look into how much paper currency and coin production is in circulation, and some interesting facts surrounding the U.S. Mint's production.

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America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 is a bill proposed to reform the US health care system. This infographic explains where the money comes from and goes to.

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A rundown of military Spending as a percentage of GDP and in total dollar amounts. Info courtesy of the CIA World Factbook and the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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Americans seem to love debt. So much so that the typical American incurs debt at almost every stage of life, from the teenage years to the final years.

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Protecting your credit score is more important than ever, with consequences ranging from annoying to severe. Yet many people don't even know what can hurt your score. Find out here.

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