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Open Phones: Did You Spend Your Refund?

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

. . . before you got it? Did you save any of it? As this Time Magazine column points out, "mental accounting" may explain why we spend small windfalls many times over, but are able to save large ones. What about you?  

 

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Ten Ways the Government Shutdown Will Mess Up Your Life

Friday, April 08, 2011

It feels a little like watching the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve—only, everyone's dreading midnight. The government shutdown is mere hours away. Those hardest hit will be federal employees, who won't see their paychecks for a while. For the rest of us, here are ten things that will experience turbulence if and when the government shuts down.

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