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Women are a lot less open than men to marrying to someone with big money troubles. (Jupiterimages/(C) 2008 Jupiterimages)
Women are a lot less open than men to marrying to someone with big money troubles. (Jupiterimages/(C) 2008 Jupiterimages)

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I don't: How debt affects your marriage prospects Add to ...

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I don’t: How debt affects your marriage prospects Women are a lot less open than men to marrying to someone with big money troubles. So get your debts squared away before you propose, guys.

Blaming the bankers This video, in which a 12-year-old scathingly critiques the Canadian banking system, has gone viral online. Interesting perspective, but don’t swallow it whole.



Parents, here’s why you’re feeling poorer The cost of kids is rising fast, according to statistics gathered by a U.S. government agency.



How to save money on currency exchange A blogger reviews XE Trade, an online currency exchange service that offers better rates than you’ll typically find at banks and foreign exchange offices.



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