In today’s news: Raising the debt ceiling might not happen till the end of summer, states are cutting back unemployment benefits, small businesses are failing faster in some states than others, boating is riding a wave, and some tax refunds are delayed.
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Here are some interesting and amusing developments from the past week that aren’t exactly news, but might make you smile.
In today’s news: Playboy goes high-tech, jobless claims go down, hurricane predictions go up, bread and cereal prices may go up, and home sales are going nowhere.
In today’s news: Oil prices go up again but gas prices finally drop some, 401(k) rules may get stricter, the government wants your advice about mortgage paperwork, used car prices are revving up, and Android phones might have an awful flaw.
In today’s news: Commodity prices go splat, gas prices aren’t dropping, economists are now pessimists about a recovery, a college diploma isn’t opening doors these days, and restaurants are making you pay through the mouth.
In today’s news: A top Republican supports raising the debt ceiling, many Americans are spending less on their mortgages than ever before, the feds investigate Ford, female grads earn less than male grads, and lobbyists go to war over debit cards.
In today’s news: Gas prices are fueling inflation, Obama will push for more oil drilling, big banks are imposing big fees, Social Security and Medicare aren’t so secure, and New York is sitting on a jackpot.