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Job Market (Finally) Improving for College Grads — Dollars and Sense

For recent college graduates, the economic downturn and very, very slow recovery of the past few years have been brutal. But things may be looking up.

According to the Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers are on track to hire 13 percent more graduates from the class of 2013 than they did for those who walked away with their degrees in 2012.

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ATM Fees Skyrocket, Again, While Free Checking Disappears — Dollars and Sense

The days of the free checking account are nearing extinction and ATM fees are on the rise, according to the latest financial research from bankrate.com. Those annoying ATM surcharges that consumers incur every time they withdraw cash from a money mover that is not the property of the their bank have risen once again, to an all-time high of $2.50, up 4 percent from last year.

And lest you think we would mislead you by using a term like "skyrocket" in the headline to describe a mere 4 percent increase—there's more ...

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What Are The Richest and Poorest States in America? — Dollars and Sense

The average income of the American family is down for the second year in a row, with households earning nearly eight percent less than what they did in 2007 prior to having their financial throats cut by a downtrodden economy.

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Study: Half of Americans Will Die Nearly Broke

This should get your attention if retirement is in your near future. MarketWatch reports a recent survey shows that almost half of all U.S. retirees die with savings of $10,000 or less -- almost no money in the bank.

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Lon Morris College Suspends Fall Classes

Worst has come to worst at the oldest two-year college in Texas.  Officials at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have suspended the entire fall term of classes.

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You Won’t Believe What Ranchers Who Can’t Afford Corn Are Feeding Their Cows [VIDEO]

Farmers may not be happy about the recent drought that’s plagued much of the US, but it’s been a boon for cows with a sweet tooth — because ranchers who can’t afford the high prices of corn are now feeding the animals candy instead.

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Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year

Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food.

According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.

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The 10 Costliest US Hurricanes in History Left Severe Damage on Our Wallets

Hurricanes cause all sorts of damage, but do you have any idea just how much?

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