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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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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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Hockey’s Sean Avery offers some important money advice

It’s a tale as old as professional sports. An athlete gets a multi-million dollar contract, and spends his money on the assumption that he’s actually worth what his million-dollar base salary says he’s worth. Sean Avery, the former New York

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Why Max Scherzer’s mega-contract isn’t all that sweet

The Washington Nationals signed Max Scherzer for seven years at the cheap price of $210 million. No, that isn’t sarcasm: Scherzer’s $210 million deal is a bargain. Before you tear your hair out by this seemingly illogical statement, you should

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 22

Jeff Greene at Davos. The multibillionaire delivered a speech filled with warnings and pessimism about the U.S. economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Greene, who traveled to the forum with his family and two nannies on

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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20

Work in paradise. Good news for vacationers who can’t unplug while they’re away from the office: co-working spaces doubling as vacation retreats are popping up around the world to cater to workaholics. Some workers even stay at these destinations for

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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19

Uber pitches cooperation in Europe. Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick announced on Sunday that the ride-service wants to work with politicians to find ways for it to operate legally in the EU. In looking to find new partnerships with European countries, Kalanick said

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Urban Meyer’s lawyer must be updating his Ohio State contract

On Monday night, Ohio State (or as some call it, The Ohio State University) defeated Oregon to claim the national college football title. It should have been a lucrative day for OSU coach Urban Meyer, who has one of the

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