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Spring break splurges spark personal finance stories

Spring break is coming up for college students and families, and it’s an opportunity to prepare

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The other student loans: Credit-cards at college

You can bet student borrowing will be in the forefront of economic-woe headlines of 2013, and

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Retail angles: Weak sales, struggling big-box stores

Like the ghosts of Christmas past, I’ve been haunted the last few weeks by the names

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Silver and gold: precious metals, price swings

Silver and gold, silver and gold…It’s quite the refrain this season and not just in the

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Seasonal travel’s impact on airport-related industries

This week kicks off a month-long whirlwind travel season, with 24 million people expected to fly

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‘Tis the season for hunting, fishing business stories

Deer hunting season is under way or about to be in many regions, making this a

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B&S winner David Barstow on Wal-Mart bribery story

David Barstow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for the New York Times, spent 10 months tracking

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Presidential Chia Heads, other election merchandise

OK, when presidential candidates start appearing on Chia pet kits, you know the moment is ripe for

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Fire up a football feature about business-of-tailgating

When it comes to the business of sports, it’s natural to think of the transactions that

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Try these auto sales story ideas

The monthly new-vehicle sales reports are due out from automakers on Sept. 4, and expected to

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