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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Jan. 30

Super Bowl tickets are crazy expensive. How much would you pay, really, to go to the Super Bowl? Bloomberg reports you could have gotten in for a smooth $3,000 to $4,000 in recent years. But this year? The average price

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 29

The financial toll of an outbreak. The measles virus is popping up around the U.S., especially in Arizona where a government official said the situation was at a “critical point.” The virus undoubtedly puts public health at risk, but it

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You may miss SkyMall, but the airlines won’t

You probably breathed a sign of nostalgia last week when you heard about the demise of SkyMall, the quirky catalog found on airplanes that sells stuff nobody really needs. And while airlines look like heavies for dropping the catalog from

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How much do airlines owe you for flight delays?

This week’s major snowstorm on the East Coast prompted airlines to cancel thousands of flights. It will take days for the system to get back to normal, putting travelers at risk of a flight delay, a cancellation or involuntary bumping.

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In Boston, high tech mixes with snow removal

Boston took it on the chin this week, when the first big blizzard of 2015 hit the city hard. More than 20 inches of snow piled up, closing schools, the airport, and public transportation. But nobody is sitting around waiting

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 28

Inequality all around. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new study breaking down income inequality in all 50 states. Spoiler alert: Inequality has grown everywhere. From 1979 to 2007, the top one percent of earners in each

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Lance Armstrong would cheat again — and the financial reason why

Believe it or not, it’s been two years since cycling champion Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs. In an interview to be broadcast by the BBC on Thursday night, Armstrong says he would probably

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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 27

New York City is spared. After shutting down roads to non-emergency vehicles and closing subways, NYC ended up only receiving a light sprinkling of snow come Monday morning. Eastern Long Island wasn’t as lucky, as parts of Suffolk County received

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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 26

Let it snow. The Northeast is preparing for what could be record snowfall on Monday. Airlines preemptively canceled more than 2,000 flights, according to FlightAware, as airports in New York and Boston expect to see blizzard conditions in the storm,

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Across America, giving airports an upgrade

Have you been to your local airport lately? All across the U.S., airports such Detroit Metropolitan, New York’s JFK International, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International and San Francisco International, have spent billions on overhauls. They’ve added new and upgraded terminals,  runway improvements

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