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What We’re Reading: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Fiscal cliff, Facebook fakes, and Thanksgiving travel tips

Now that the election is over, the nation can prepare for the next crisis: the Fiscal Cliff. But what is it and why should we be concerned? Forbes gives a nice summary of the one-two punch that’s coming at the start of the new year: end of tax cuts and slashed government spending. And the New York Post explains that one of the Bush Era tax cuts ending is the tax on forgiveness of debt from a short sale.

According to an internal study by the social media behemoth, almost 9% of Facebook profiles are fake or duplicates. And real users can suffer when fakes pop up and start causing social media problems. And according to experts it’s a problem that is expected to grow. The New York Times reports on how Facebook is trying to combat the issue.

A lot of people are going to be moving through airports next week during Thanksgiving. A lot. If you haven’t been in awhile or just want to make sure you make it out alive, check out this Thanksgiving Air Travel Survival Guide.

Couponing gives me the hives, but if you’ve ever wanted to get in the game but don’t know how to get started, TLC lays out 10 tips for extreme couponing.

Dave

Senior Information Specialist

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