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Set firm, smart money rules when you're young. Decades later, you'll be glad you did.
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The ability to own TVs and cellphones is not an accurate measure of how much economic security a family has.
A decline in summer jobs can’t all be blamed on the economy.
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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.
Some workers lose up to a quarter of their paychecks paying off old debt from credit cards, medical bills and student loans, as well as child support.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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