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Why Cab Drivers Hate Credit Cards, Christmas Edition

Why Cab Drivers Hate Credit Cards, Christmas Edition | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Taxi drivers are right to be outraged with exorbitant credit card fees, but the fault lies with cab companies and riders shouldn't pay for it.
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AP survey: No recession but weakness will endure (AP)

AP survey: No recession but weakness will endure     (AP) | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
AP - Another U.S. recession is not likely over the next 12 months. Neither is any meaningful improvement in the economy.
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Obama, Congress reach a debt deal (AP)

Obama, Congress reach a debt deal     (AP) | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
AP - Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama announced agreement Sunday night with Republican congressional leaders on a compromise to avoid the nation's first-ever financial default.
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Top 5 gadgets worth the wait - Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit

Top 5 gadgets worth the wait - Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Do you have money that's burning a hole in your pocket? Can't wait to get your hands on the latest tech gadget? Here are 5 gadgets you may want to wait for the next version of. Oh, and ignore the bit about the iPad 2...the video came out before Apple's announcement last week.
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Get Out of Debt in 2011

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Stuck in debt? Here are a few quick ideas and tips on how to get out of debt before the end of the year.
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Starting Out: Begin Funding for Your Financial Security

Starting Out: Begin Funding for Your Financial Security | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Young & clueless about money management? Here are seven easy things you can do to kick-start your finances.
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6 Costs You Should Always Negotiate

6 Costs You Should Always Negotiate | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
If you're not paying less than sticker price for these and other goods and services, you're leaving money -- and often lots of it -- on the table.
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Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses (AP)

Netflix separates its DVD, streaming businesses     (AP) | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
AP - Netflix Inc. is moving to formally separate the DVD-by-mail plan it built its business on from the online streaming service it's betting will be future of entertainment consumption.
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Debt deal could spur relief rally (Reuters)

Debt deal could spur relief rally     (Reuters) | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Reuters - A deal involving up to $3 trillion in deficit cuts over a decade that would let U.S. lawmakers raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avoid default could spur a relief rally in Wall Street stocks and a rise in U.S.
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Gas Prices Are About More Than Just Oil

Gas Prices Are About More Than Just Oil | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how gas prices are set? The Associated Press has a great story about all the factors that go into determining gas prices.
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Charities: Why It's Best to Give Close to Home

Charities: Why It's Best to Give Close to Home | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Where do you give money? To local charities or national ones? In a lot of cases, it makes more sense to support local causes. Check out this article for more info.
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Video: Top 5 things you should never have to pay for - Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit

Video: Top 5 things you should never have to pay for - Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Yahoo! Finance Financially Fit's Farnoosh Torabi shows you five things you should never pay for in this episode of Financially Fit. And while 2MF agrees with most of these tips, we take exception to the tip on signing up for a 2-year contract on your cell phone. Cell phones will oftentimes break after a year. Paying an extra $50 or $100 now for a 1-year contract might save you $300 or more down the road when you have to pay the full cost of the replacement handset if your phone breaks before you've hit the 2-year anniversary on your contract.
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6 Discounts You Can Get For Paying Cash

6 Discounts You Can Get For Paying Cash | 2 Minute Finance | Scoop.it
Cash discounts may not be as plentiful as in the past, but there are still some places where cash is king. Here are some things you can often get cheaper with cash.
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