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We’ve scoured the web and brought you our favorite and most useful money-related articles. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

IBM is a trendsetter–well, in the realm of employee benefits, anyway–and it made a move this week that we are not down with. Why Your 401(k) Match Will Get Cut - Time

Paralyzed by the price of your child’s future college education? There are some moves you could make before the end of the year. Year-End Moves for Parents Who Aren’t Saving Enough for College Costs - MSNBC

Something to keep in mind for your next review? Study Suggests Deep-Voiced Female Candidates Are Slightly More Electable Than Their High-Pitched Counterparts - Jezebel

If you’re grumpy because you’ve gone over your shopping budget–again–you’ll find this breakdown of all the ways your own brain sabotages your shopping decisions fascinating. How Your Brain Corrupts Your Shopping Choices - Lifehacker

There’s one week a year that you should love: Dead Week. Nope, it’s not the Zombie Apocalypse, but a time to snag huge discounts on travel. Celebrate ‘Dead Week’ by Snagging Killer Deals - Daily Finance

It’s getting down to the wire for Christmas, your “Gifts” budgeting folder is turning an alarming shade of red and you still need to impress that one design snob in your life. Voilà: 11 Gifts to Impress Your Snobbiest Design-Savvy Friend - Broke Girls Guide

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What do you do when “Santa” can’t afford everything on your kid’s wish list? Find out the creative strategies moms use. What Real Moms Spend on Gifts During the Holidays

Here’s one way to save on the holidays: regift. Apparently most people won’t mind. Survey Says: It’s Totally OK to Regift!

We never expected mortgages to be controversial, but this post sparked a heated debate. Should the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction Be Cut?

Have you ever considered what would happen to you and your children if your spouse passed away? Our assistant editor shares her personal story of loss. How My Dad’s Life Insurance Saved My Family

The lottery is not a financial plan. Neither is a hypothetical book deal. Sorry. 5 Money Fantasies That Make You Sound Financially Stupid

 

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