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Americans Prefer Swiping to Saving

Feb 2, 2007
The annual savings rate dropped to the lowest level in 74 years, the Commerce Department has reported. On average, Americans saved a "negative 1 percent" in 2006, meaning people not only didn't save but dipped into their savings and borrowed in order to spend more than their income.

New York Times Roundup

Feb 5, 2006
The Gray Lady publishes a slew of important and underreported stories its Saturday edition: Two federal courts strike down the Partial Birth Abortion Act because it doesn't have an exception for the life of the mother Yahoo and AOL are going to introduce digital postage stamps that companies can buy to ensure delivery of their e-mail Most Internet users have no idea how easy it is for courts to get ahold of their personal information The personal savings rate of Americans falls below zero for the first time since the Great Depression Now James Frey's editor says that he, too, was fooled by the fabricating fabulist.