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Williams: Make a plan before paying down your debt

As Americans become more conscious about the damage debt can do to their finances, there’s always a question of whether it makes sense to pay down first mortgages and home equity lines so they can direct more money to retirement ...

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Amazon to buy owner Quidsi for $500M

NEW YORK — Expanding its online retail empire, Inc. said Monday it is buying Quidsi, the owner of and, for $500 million in cash. Amazon said Quidsi will continue to operate independently after the acquisition, which is ...

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Report: College dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Dropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there’s an estimate of what it costs taxpayers. And it runs in the billions. States appropriated almost $6.2 billion for ...

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