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Should You Buy Shares of Facebook? — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]

Everyone’s been buzzing about Facebook’s IPO for weeks. But as shares of the social networking site began trading on Friday, analysts warned that not everyone should jump into the fray.

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Is Your Credit Score Good Enough for the Best Rates? — Dollars and Sense

Here’s the good news: Americans have better credit scores now than we have in the past few years. But there’s bad news, too: credit standards are now so high that it may not matter much.

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American Airlines Sued After Canceling Unlimited Airline Passes — Dollars and Sense

Back in the 1980s, American Airlines decided to boost its corporate coffers by offering unlimited lifetime airpasses for $350,000. Only 66 people purchased them, but now that American has yanked the passes from some of those travelers, they’re suing.

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Which States Are Best for Making More Money? — Dollars and Sense

Seems the path to riches may involve a moving truck. According to a new study, some states are more conducive to building wealth than others, and where you live could help you climb the economic ladder.

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Charity in Hot Water for Failing to Give Donations to Disabled Veterans — Dollars and Sense

A national charitable organization set up to help disabled veterans and their families is under scrutiny for allegedly spending millions of donation dollars on marketing and other services rather than putting it into the pockets of American veterans.

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Many Americans Expected to Be Too Broke to File for Bankruptcy — Dollars and Sense

Some major companies and corporations such as MF Global and AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, have filed for bankruptcy.

In the process, they may have, directly or not, caused some people to go bankrupt.

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Do Women Pay More than Men for Credit Cards? — Dollars and Sense

According to a new study by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, men and women aren’t equal when it comes to credit cards. It says that, on the average, women pay half a point higher on credit card interest rates than men do, even when income and level of education are factored in.

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Have Higher Cigarette Taxes Driven People to Smoke Pipes and Cigars? — Dollars and Sense

Three years ago, a federal act meant to help reduce the number of people who smoke greatly increased the tax rates for cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, and small cigars, counting on the fact that making smoking more expensive would prompt people to quit.

And while it may have caused some to do so, the move had an unintended effect: sales of pipe tobacco and large cigars, which aren’t taxed quite as harshly, have boomed.

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Why Could It Cost More to Eat at McDonald’s? — Dollars and Sense

During times of slow economic growth and high unemployment, business for cheap fast food restaurants like McDonald’s usually surges. It turns that out that profits may not be the only things skyrocketing at a McDonald’s near you, though.

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Is Getting a College Degree Worth the Money? — Dollars and Sense

As college tuition and contributions to college savings funds rise, experts are again examining the value of higher education and wondering if the cost is a good investment in someone’s future.

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