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It may seem like sticker prices only creep up, up, up. But while you may be paying more for things like prescriptions and tuition, you’re actually shelling out less for these items of daily life. Are You Paying More Than Your Parents? – CNN Money

Too many monthly charges (Netflix, Hulu Plus, Sirius Radio, the list goes on … ) can derail your budget. But these five may be worth the outlay. 5 Subscriptions That Will Save You Money - DailyFinance

From deciding who picks up the dinner tab to selecting a tour that everyone can afford, traveling with friends can be equal parts fun—and stressful. Here’s how to hit the road in harmony. How to Travel with a Group of Friends (and Not Lose Your Mind) - Lifehacker

According to new research, if U.S. companies want to stay competitive, they need to boost their on-the-job training offerings. American Workers Are Far Behind - Fortune

New rankings take the spotlight off elite schools to reveal which give you the best bang for your buck. Lists That Rank Colleges’ Value Are on the Rise – The New York Times

Ever feel like just when you finally get used to your smartphone, a new-and-improved version comes out? How Planned Obsolescence Encourages You to Buy New Things – The Billfold

A new poll reveals that the very wealthy think the American economy is doing just fine … and since many members of Congress are members of that group, it could impact our wallets. Why the Wealthy Aren’t Worried About the Economy – The Washington Post Wonkblog

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One woman shares how she went into debt bailing out Mom and Dad! Why I Lie to My Parents About How Much I Make

New research reveals the financial pitfalls of modern child rearing—and how people are coping. Parenting 2.0: What It Takes to Raise Kids in America Today

The internet is chock full of talent, and you need to work on a personal brand to stand out. Here’s how to leave your competitors in the digital dust. Brand Yourself: 6 Mistakes That Could Be Holding You Back