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Still Living With Your Parents as an Adult? Well, You’re Hurting the Economy

While many college grads are only too happy to fly their parents’ nest and get a place of their own, the dip in the economy has meant some can’t — or won’t — until they feel more financially able to do so comfortably. What does this mean for the economy? Unfortunately, nothing good.

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Waiting for Service Appointments Costs Americans Billions a Year

According to a new study, waiting at home for deliveries or scheduled repairs to cable, phones, internet service or utilities costs Americans a staggering $37.7 billion a year in lost income.

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Stone, Bruce Forster
Stone, Bruce Forster
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Study: Some US Companies Pay No Taxes

Check your tax return from last year. If you paid taxes, you may have paid more, percentage-wise, than some of this country's largest corporations.

More details after the jump.

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Michigan’s Economic Recovery No. 2 in US

Economy watchers are oohing and aahing over Michigan’s recovery, saying the Great Lakes State is coming out of the recession at the second-fastest rate in the US. The one state outpacing Michigan is North Dakota, where the economy is being fueled by an oil boom.

More details after the jump.

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Getting Dinner From A Dumpster Is A New ‘Hipster’ Trend

I don't think these people are dumpster-diving because they can't afford to buy food. I think they're doing it so they can save a little on their grocery bill. I'm not so sure I could do it just to save money or to be a 'Hipster'. But, if it came down to eating or starving to death then all bets are off, I would climb right over you to get at it.

Hit the jump to read more about this new trend in Brooklyn, New York.

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Lucky Ticket Text Tuesday Underway!

It's Tuesday! That means more chances for you to win with "Lucky Ticket Text Tuesday'" on Cars 108! It's fun and easy! Just text the word LOTTERY to 89000. That's it! Then wait for us to call you back. If we do, you win $20 in Michigan Lottery tickets. Scratch them off and keep the winnings!

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
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Governor Snyder Proposes Car Registration Rate Hike to Pay for Roads

If Governor Rick Snyder gets his way, it will cost you $120 more each year to register your vehicle in Michigan. Snyder is also suggesting local governments can charge up to an additional $40 per year, which would be used locally.

Is it worth it? Sound off in the comments section. Certainly Michigan's roads need attention, but are you in favor of paying $120 more per year for each of your vehicles?

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $173 Million
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Powerball Jackpot at $173 Million

Ever dreamed about quitting your job and buying a beachfront home in Hawaii or Florida or Fiji? Or all of the above? Tomorrow night's (Wednesday) Powerball jackpot is at 173 million dollars. If you take a one-time payout, that still comes to 105 million bucks before taxes. After taxes, you'll be left with slightly more than half of that. Guess you might have to keep working! Ha!

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Social Security Gets 3.6% Increase

More than 55 million Social Security recipients are going to get a raise.  In 2012 they will get a 3.6% increase in their benefits because of inflation. It is the first increase in benefits since 2009. The cost-of-living increase will affect about one in five U.S. residents.

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Connecticut Bank Opens Branch In A High School

My first question was, why in the heck would they want to do that? After reading the story, it really does make a lot of sense. The idea is to teach kids how to be responsible with money.

Get the rest of the story after the jump.

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Buffett: Billionaire’s Tax Rate: 17.4%

Billionaire Warren Buffett has revealed how much money he made last year....and how much he paid in taxes. After making more than $66 million, he paid under $7 million in taxes....a tax rate of 17.4%.

In a New York Times opinion piece this summer, Buffett claimed the tax rate was too low compared to middle-income wage earners. Buffett is the worlds third richest person, with a net worth of $39 billion .

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Cash In On Your Old iPhone

With the introduction of the new iPhone 4S, we're bound to see a number of older phones being offered up for sale. That said, a large number of  phone owners (iPhones and others) will simply put that old phone on the shelf and forget about it.

Don't save it, sell it.

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