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    How Much Do You Pay To Maintain Your 401(K)?

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    Consumers pay an estimated $30 - $60 billion a year in 401(k) management fees. But the average American has no idea how much they pay or that they pay any fees at all, according to the AARP. Guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with Ian Salisbury of SmartMoney Magazine about the fees and the call by consumer advocates for more transparency.
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    How One Poet's 'Genius Grant' Became A Gift To Future Generations

    Amy Clampitt was named a MacArthur genius in 1992. Today, the home she bought with her award money is used to house rising poets in tuition-free residencies.
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    Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

    To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.
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    Senator's Legislation Would Strip NFL Of Nonprofit Status

    The Redskins' refusal to change its name has prompted the legislation from U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
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    When The Power's Out, Solar Panels May Not Keep The Lights On

    With the price of solar panels falling, more municipalities and homeowners are installing them. But having solar panels doesn't mean you won't lose power in a blackout — at least not yet.

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