Here are some interesting and amusing developments from the past week that aren’t exactly news, but might make you smile.
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In today’s news: More Americans than ever aren’t saving for retirement, more aren’t working, foreclosures are down, prepaid card usage is up, and the white iPhone may finally arrive.
In today’s news: Obama promises to cut trillions, one in six Americans are on the federal dole, more jobs are being posted than in years, stores report slightly higher sales, and the government may force airlines to pay for your lost luggage.
In today’s news: Car sales are climbing, housing is still a good investment, the IRS gets generous, banks are anything but generous, and the iPhone gets a new challenger.
In today’s news: A Republican budget-cutting plan is criticized by another Republican, gas consumption drops as gas prices climb, Amazon will sell a cheaper Kindle – with a catch – Nissan’s electric cars need a jolt, and Wal-Mart cuts prices.
In today’s news: The government avoid a shutdown, China is running a trade deficit, governors are unpopular when they cut spending, BP is back, and more retirees are living together.
Here are some interesting and amusing developments that the staff at Money Talks was talking about this week, but never got around to writing about…