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Vacation Planning That Makes "Cents"

Recently, I read an article on another site that asked the question, “Does Disney Ever Help with Low Income Families Visit Disney World?” (their wording, not mine).  652 more words

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Charter's Takeover of Time Warner Cable Cleared; Deal Affects 1 in 6 U.S. Households

Antitrust regulators on Monday cleared a mega-merger that will create the country’s second-largest cable company.

The Department of Justice and the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission approved Charter Communications’ $78 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable and its $10.4 billion purchase of Bright House Networks. 369 more words

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Costco Could Hike Its Membership Fee for 2017, Analyst Predicts

It could soon get more expensive to be a Costco member.

A UBS analyst predicts the warehouse giant may be planning to increase the cost of becoming a member in 2017. 294 more words

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78 Kmart, Sears Stores to Close Nationwide; 4 Locations Are in California

Ten Sears and 68 Kmart stores will close around the U.S. this summer, including four locations in the central part of California, Sears Holdings said. 630 more words

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Volkswagen Emissions Scandal: Judge Says Nearly 600,000 Vehicle Owners Will Get Buyback, Fix Offer

Volkswagen has reached deal to repurchase or fix nearly 500,000 diesel cars that cheat on emission tests, giving car owners the choice of what to do. 483 more words

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Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on Front of $20 Bill; 5 Women to Join Alexander Hamilton on $10 Bill

Alexander Hamilton will stay on the front of the $10 bill, and Harriet Tubman will boot Andrew Jackson from the face of the $20.

After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman’s portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew… 643 more words

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