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Business Media And Managing Your Finances

For nearly nine decades, the Kiplinger family has been dispensing economic forecasts and investment advice to millions of Americans seeking to manage their personal finances more astutely. But a changing journalism landscape has reshaped how readers gather information, and it’s put stalwart publications like Kiplinger’s Personal Finance under pressure to cope and adjust or perish. Kojo talks to Knight Kiplinger about the future of business media and personal finance in an age of economic uncertainty.

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Charles Blow's Memoir Reveals Incidents Of Sexual Abuse And Violence

In a new memoir, New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles Blow opens up about abuse he has suffered, and inflicted in his life. He tells Michel Martin why he told his story in Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
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From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
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Top Spending PAC Aims To Keep The Senate In Democratic Hands

Senate Majority PAC, run by allies of Senate Majority Leader Reid, is the top-spending superPAC in the midterm election season. Its donors are essentially a compilation of the party's big-donor base.
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Tech Firms Chip Away At Credit Cards' Share Of Transactions

Companies including PayPal and Apple are competing to convince merchants and consumers to use their swipe-and-go mobile payment systems. Credit card breaches may speed up the use of digital wallets.

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