Some believe that pennies are an anachronism that needs to be removed from circulation. Plus, they're expensive to make.
Email has destroyed its business model, and even deep cuts in personnel and facilities might not be enough to save it.
Look for higher interest rates on mortgages, just for starters. Rates for other consumer loans, including credit cards, also could be affected.
Taxpayers and Social Security recipients have avoided pain -- for now -- but government employees and contractors will suffer.
Look for changes to retiree income and health care, as well as impacts to homebuying, student loans, and the best places to invest your money.
There's a lot of blame to go around, but many MSN Money readers say the president deserves most of it.
Rather than passing the savings to customers when the FAA temporarily stopped collecting taxes on tickets, the airlines raised their prices.
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