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By one measure, even the Great Depression wasn't as bad as the US economy's current skid. Here are the trends to watch for next year.
According to Fidelity Investments, the average 401k balance is up more than 11 percent from a year ago, which was also a record.
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Consumers are responsible for about two-thirds of the U.S. economy, so the more we spend, the better for everyone. But I've got to tell you: I'm not doing my part. Not even close.
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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