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More Workers Want Extra Cash Rather Than a Holiday Party — Dollars and Sense

More employees wish their employers would just skip the holiday party this Christmas season and show their appreciation with cold hard cash instead, according to a recent survey by career site Glassdoor.

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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 flights costing 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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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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Study Shows that Most Workers Don't Expect Holiday Bonus
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Study Shows Most Workers Don’t Expect Any Holiday Bonus — Dollars and Sense

Listen up employers. According to a new study, most workers would be happy with virtually any amount as a holiday bonus, even a measly $25.

That's most likely because the majority don't expect to get anything at all.

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Study Finds Target Is Cheaper Than Walmart — Dollars and Sense

If you’re a Walmart shopper because you’re cost-conscious, it may be time to switch your allegiances — turns out Target is now cheaper, and the pricing gap between the two mega-stores is the widest it’s been in two years.

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Will Drought Cause Popcorn Prices to Jump in Movie Theaters? — Dollars and Sense

The drought crippling the Midwest has many farmers standing with their hands in the air wondering what to do about the countless rows of crops that have been left for dead by the summer’s scorching triple-digit heat.

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How Much Money Do Parents Shell Out in Allowance? — Dollars and Sense

Lots of adults remember receiving an allowance when they were growing up — but chances are good it wasn’t what today’s kids get. A new poll reveals modern children pocket almost $800 a year from their parents.

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