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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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Why Is a Man with 11 College Degrees Working As a Crossing Guard?

Bruce Berry is a both a renaissance man and a lollipop man — the latter being British slang for a crossing guard. He has 11 advanced degrees, a completed Ph.D. and another doctorate in the works.

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IRS Releases List of States in America With Most Millionaires

In case you ever wondered where all the rich people lived, for hunting purposes, here is a handy little list released by our friends at the Internal Revenue Service.

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How Much Is Too Much to Pay for Gas? — Survey of the Day

With the average price of gas approaching four dollars a gallon, the question becomes whether Americans are going to start to seriously changing their current driving habits and vacation plans, in light of this hike.

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Sly Stone is Homeless, Living in a Car

As recently as four years ago, funk legend Sly Stone was living in a home in Napa Valley, CA that was large enough to be described as a compound.

Those days are gone now, as Stone — whose group Sly and the Family Stone was one of the most successful acts of the late 60s and early 70s — has lost his home and his fortune due to poor financial management and crippling bouts of substance abuse.

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Hallmark Sympathy Cards for the Unemployed

With the US unemployment rate hovering around nine percent, it’s nice to know someone‘s business is thriving. In this case, that someone is Hallmark, which recently began selling sympathy cards aimed at those who’ve lost jobs.

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Raleigh, NC Is the Best City to Live — Did Your City Make the Top 20?

 

The 377,487 residents of Raleigh, the state capital of  North Carolina, have something to cheer about as their city has been rated the number one city to live in the nation by Businessweek.com’s first-ever ranking of America’s Best Cities.

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Tooth Fairy Cutting Her Budget

In contrast to what's going on in Washington, American families are finding ways to cut back. A new Visa poll shows that even the Tooth Fairy is cutting her budget. Last year, kids got an average of $3 for each lost tooth

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Jon Stewart Rips Both Democrats and Republicans in Hilarious Debt Crisis Rant [VIDEO]

On Monday night’s ‘Daily Show,’ host Jon Stewart admonished Congress and compared the constantly-changing debt ceiling deadline to a Broadway opening, saying “The only catastrophe that has moved its date this often is ‘Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark.’

He then observed that despite a steady stream of meetings about the debt crisis, Republicans and Democrats have accomplished little other than seemingly swapping political positions with their opponents. “Both sides switched, everybody caved, and no one agreed,” he quipped.

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Women Are Winning

ANYTHING YOU CAN DO I CAN DO BETTER

You go, girl! According to a new survey, about half of American women think their careers are more successful than those of their male partners.

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