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For some friends, losing a job can feel similar to grieving a loved one—so you need to tread carefully. What to Say (and What Not To) When a Friend Gets Laid Off - The DailyMuse
Everyone knows that mortgage rates are still low, but here are a few other things to expect if you're buying or selling a home soon. 4 Real Estate Trends for Summer 2013 - Zillow
And while we're on the topic ... Although general home construction is down, thanks to the housing crisis, the ones that are being erected are curiously getting bigger. The Return of McMansions - Economix, The New York Times
This writer wants better consumer protection policies in place when it comes to combatting aggressive sales tactics and manipulative retail practices. It's Time for a Shoppers' Bill of Rights - DailyFinance
Gardening season is upon us ... and your green thumb could save you some green. 8 Foods That Are Cheaper To Grow Than Buy - Business Insider
Sales are off the charts for this summer splurge—a sign that the economy is heating up. Look at Those RVs Go: Americans Return to Homes on Wheels
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Apparently, even money pros aren't always perfect. I'm a Financial Planner: How I Got into $50,000 of Debt
Planning to hit the open road on your own? These tricks could save you a bundle. Flying Solo: Summer Travel Tips for Singles
These entrepreneurial overachievers struck it big before high school, and they've got advice for your wannabe wunderkinds. 4 Teenage Moguls: What They Know That You Don't