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The Other Winner of That Big Powerball Prize? The I.R.S. — Dollars and Sense
The Other Winner of That Big Powerball Prize? The I.R.S. — Dollars and Sense
On Wednesday, the Powerball lottery reached a record $587.5 million. So far two winning tickets have been announced, one in Arizona and one in Missouri. But there's at least one more guaranteed winner: the Internal Revenue Service. Lottery winners can take their prize in the form of a lump sum or an annuity paid over the next 29 years...
What Colleges Have the Lowest- and Highest-Paid Graduates? — Dollars and Sense
What Colleges Have the Lowest- and Highest-Paid Graduates? — Dollars and Sense
The dream of many college graduates—to earn a good-enough starting salary to pay off student loans without being rendered homeless or forced into starvation—comes easier or harder depending on where they graduate. With that in mind, which American colleges offer the worst possible opportunity for a earning a decent entry-level salary, and which offer the best?
Two Major Companies Switch to Health Insurance Allowance — Dollars and Sense
Two Major Companies Switch to Health Insurance Allowance — Dollars and Sense
Last week, Sears and Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Red Lobster) announced that they were seriously entertaining the idea of doing away with their traditional health insurance programs and opting instead to provide their employees with a heath-coverage allowance. The two major American companies plan to allow employees to select coverage through an online marketplace, where workers will have th
What Are the Most Expensive Hotels in the World? — Dollars and Sense [PHOTOS]
What Are the Most Expensive Hotels in the World? — Dollars and Sense [PHOTOS]
Would you consider spending an extra couple hundred dollars a night to avoid staying at a dingy hotel full of circus pimps and other sleazy variations of the dark side trading company? Perhaps. But even that extra cash wouldn't come close to getting you a room at the most expensive hotels in the world. A night at of those would cost you much, much more. How much more?

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