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Social media changes the world of barter, and one mom gets a PlayStation 2, clothes and toys for $45.
Sweaters are a very popular gift this year. But how can you tell if you're getting a good buy?
Hedge against increases expected next year in cotton apparel prices by shopping holiday sales. But for some items, it's best to wait.
I know many eBay aficionados who could blaze through listing my stuff in no time at all, but I'm not one of them.
Target gets flak for a commercial that makes fun of the Halloween outfit a mother made for her little boy.
Denim looks better and fits better the less it is washed, jeans makers say. Some advocate freezing instead.
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Most people hate the idea, according to a recent poll. But the government is inching closer to allowing airlines to make the final decision.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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