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Mantle Topps 1952

All-Time Record Sales Price Set For 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Baseball Card

A new record and personal best has been set in baseball card collecting. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card was sold by Goldin Auctions this weekend for a whopping ...
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Gasoline Prices Could Fall Further, Faster in August

Gasoline pump prices have dropped by 11 cents a gallon over the last 16 days according to AAA, closing the month of July at a national average of $2.66 a ...
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Mantle Topps 1952

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Baseball Card May Set Auction Record

There appears to be a new record or personal-best set for die-hard baseball card collectors. Goldin Auctions has one of the top samples of the famed 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle ...
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More Than 135 Million Records Breached So Far in 2015

The latest report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reveals that there has been a record total of 436 data breaches recorded through July 21, 2015, and more than ...
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New York Lottery Issues Wanted Poster for Missing Winner

The New York Lottery has proved that it will go to great lengths to give away money, at least to winners. The organization has issued a "wanted poster" for a ...
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American Families Spent 16% More on College

It’s not exactly news that the cost of attending college is rising. What is news is how quickly it rose last year and who is paying. The average American family ...
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Credit Reporting Companies Top CFPB List of Consumer Complaints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last week published its first Monthly Complaint Report, providing data the agency has collected regarding consumer complaints collected during the first four years of ...
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Lyft a Better Value Than Uber

Lyft is a less expensive way for business travelers who use ground transportation than Uber is. This information comes from data provided by Certify, a travel and expense management company. ...
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Credit Card Issuers Show Growing Appetite for New Fees

The average credit card in the United States carries a total of six different fees. The greatest number of fees charged by any issuer totals 12. Some are common -- ...
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More Trouble in Student Loans?

If you want a good term that generates controversy, despite the need for it, it is student loans. This has become a growing debt burden on America's professionals to the ...
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Orange Is the New Black — at Least for Male Car Buyers

The most popular car color among car buyers in 2014 was orange, with male buyers showing a much stronger preference for the color than females. Men’s bias for the color ...
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Is a $1 Billion Lottery Jackpot Possible?

Beginning in October, the rules governing the multi-state Powerball lottery are changing, and the already-long odds of winning are going to get even longer. The good news: the jackpots will ...
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Increased Student Loans Can Yield Higher Tuitions

It makes sense, from a supply and demand standpoint. More money in a market allows sellers to raise prices. The principal appears to apply to student loans, in many cases. ...
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What to Do, or Not Do, If You Win the $123 Million Lottery

Winning the lottery has been a fantasy for millions of Americans for many years. Imagine winning tens of millions of dollars overnight. Or imagine winning over $100 million! The Mega ...
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44% of Millennials Have Had Some Trouble With Credit Card Payments

According to a recent survey sponsored by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), some 96% of millennials between the ages of 18 and 32 who have credit cards consider themselves to ...
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