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Valentine’s Day Survey

Survey: Fewer People Are Celebrating Valentine’s Day, But Those Who Do Are Spending More CBS Local/WCCO) — Americans are expected to spend a record amount on Valentine’s Day this year, despite the fact that a smaller percentage of people are

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Most Americans believe employers “do their best” to pay employees well

Though they’d generally like to be paid more, most Americans give their employers the benefit of the doubt when it comes to compensation, believing companies do what they can to pay employees well. The finding comes from a recent survey conducted

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Updates are needed to accept the new $10 bill

Have you ever been through the frustration of trying to get a bank machine to accept your bill, and it just won’t? The frustration was real in 2011 when Canada introduced the new polymer bank notes, and basically no machine would

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7 Ways to Earn Extra Money During the Holidays

Whether you want to boost your gift budget or just want to end the year with a little more money in the bank, here are some temporary gigs you can sign up for at this time of year. 1. TAKE

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The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2018

Methodology Figures are for pretax earnings from June 1, 2017, through June 1, 2018, before deducting fees for agents, managers and lawyers. Sources include Nielsen SoundScan, NPD BookScan, insider interviews and Forbes estimates. Additional reporting by Natalie Robehmed and Rebecca

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Why “The Twelve Days of Christmas” isn’t keeping up with inflation

Your true love is getting a bargain this year: Buying all the goods and services in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is just 1.2 percent more expensive in 2018, or less than half the rate of inflation. The total cost

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, December 4

Our Lunchtime Trivia Question of the day got a little bit into the festive season asking everyone to answer the following: In 2016 it is reported that Canadians Spent over $77 million dollars on these. What are they?   And

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Five of the richest pets in history

Some of the richest animals in the world have made their money through inheritance, but others have made it through marketing or acting. Here are 5 of the richest animals in the history of the world. 1. GUNTHER IV Gunther

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Lottery Ticket worth almost half of 700 million dollars

CLIVE, Iowa — After hearing someone from Iowa had won half of a nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot, Lerynne West couldn’t find the ticket she’d bought the day before so asked her sister to check her pickup truck. There it

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7 Daily Habits Extremely Successful People Swear By

They read a lot, and mostly nonfiction. Tom Corley, an accountant and financial planner, surveyed 233 wealthy individuals, mostly self-made millionaires, and found interesting patterns among them. A huge majority of these rich people, 88 percent, say they devote 30

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Canadians With American Medical Bills

It is an often overlooked expense when Canadians travel south of the border. Travel insurance can be fairly cheap with a young person travelling for a week might be $20 or $25 with coverage up to $10 million. A senior

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There’s an Ideal Time to Grocery Shop If You Want to Avoid Lines and Save Money

Grocery shopping on the weekend can feel like a competitive sport. Aisles are crowded, lines are long, and according to Ibotta, many items are priced above average. The shopping app crunched the numbers to determine which days of the week

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Lunchtime Trivia For Friday August 31

Once again it’s a question about work. This time it is what people don’t think about their employment! Our Question: When it comes to work, only 5% of people believe this about their current job. What is it?   And

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CAA Towing Bill Of Rights

It can be very stressful after a collision or vehicle breakdown to try to know what to do. Calling a towing company is sometimes your only choice about how to get your vehicle taken care of. But what happens then?

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Researchers May Have Pinpointed the Exact Amount of Money You Need to Be Happy

Humanity has been debating the truthfulness in that old adage “money can’t buy happiness” for centuries, but it seems we still don’t have a concrete answer. Some research has found that it does, but only up to $75,000 a year

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