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How to Get the Best Deals From the Retailers’ Price-Matching Wars — Dollars and Sense

Retailers are competing hard to get inside your wallet this holiday season, and as a result, there are big savings to be found in checkout lines all across the country. We know a few ways you can take advantage of this.

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The Middle Class Is Poorer Than It Has Been in 43 Years — Dollars and Sense

The median net worth of working-class Americans is now lingering at a 43-year low of $57,000. 

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Texas Battles High Tuition Costs With Controversial Degree Program — Dollars and Sense

Lawmakers in Texas are exploring affordable-education options for people under the financial hammer of the nation’s exploding tuition rates. The most controversial option is a bachelor’s degree for $10,000, which would cover tuition costs and textbooks.

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Job Market for College Graduates Is Improving — Dollars and Sense

Good news for college students: the job market is starting to look a little brighter, with 5 percent more employment opportunities predicted for new college graduates this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute.

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Two Million Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits — Dollars and Sense

Federal unemployment benefits are set to run out this holiday season for over 2 million Americans out there still looking for work. Their only chance for survival is if Congress decides to extend the deadline for them to file for an extension for those benefits. However, with amendments to the program made already earlier this year, the outcome appears very bleak.

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There Is Still Time to Save on Last-Minute Holiday Airfare, but Not Much — Dollars and Sense

There is still time to find a few holiday travel deals before Thanksgiving weekend. However, with last-minute flightscosting as much as $200 more than those booked in advance, it's hard to say just how good those deals will be.

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McDonald’s Suffers First Sales Drop Since 2003

The Golden Arches are sagging just a little bit, as fast-food kingpin McDonald's reported a near 2 percent decline in overall revenue for their locations that have been open for at least 13 months. Industry experts say this is the first time the burger giant has experienced a month-to-month drop in that sector since spring 2003.

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Facebook Makes You Spend More and Over-Eat — Dollars and Sense

Facebook may be giving people a false sense of self-esteem, leading to overspending and gluttonous behavior, according to new research.

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A Quick Look Back at the American Economy on Election Day 2008 — Dollars and Sense

Four years ago, during the last presidential campaign, the American economy was collapsing faster than it had since the Great Depression. Now, with the 2012 election upon us, most analysts agree that the economy is in a period of slow recovery—a bit too slow, according to just about everyone.

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Thanksgiving Turkeys Will Be Cheaper Than Expected This Year — Dollars and Sense

The price of turkey is going to be cheaper than expected this year, largely because many retailers were able to lock in the cost of the birds before the summer’s drought sent feed prices way, way up.

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