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When An Index Card Of Financial Tips Isn't Enough, This Book Is There

Yes, according to an economist who wrote a blog post that went viral in 2013. Now he has expanded the basics in a book, The Index Card.

Lawyer Monique Pressley accompanied Bill Cosby and lawyer Brian McMonagle at a criminal court appearance in Elkins Park, Pa., last month. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Lawyer Faces National Scrutiny While Defending Bill Cosby

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Distance to Gibraltar The American Dollar
Vondelpark (Noon) The American Dollar
Aelopolis Sabzi
Yellow Noise Spiro
Spit Fire Spout Rain Spiro

A memorial is seen on West Baltimore street at the site of the city's 300th homicide on Nov. 19, 2015. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

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A 'Heartbreaking' Story: How An Editor And A Crime Victim Crossed Paths

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Trump In Vermont: 'I Would Love To Run Against Bernie'

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Resistance Omer Klein
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Hotel The Antlers
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Olivia Block's recent compositions are a mix of music and found voices — often taken from used microcassette tapes, artifacts from the answering-machine era. Michael Schmelling/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Composer Finds A Trove Of Ghostly Voices, Stuck Out Of Time

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Chicago Shooting Drives Calls For Emanuel To Go, So Far Without Result

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Is There Anything Else, Charles? Wess Meets West
Leaving Behind a Whaling Economy Wess Meets West
Decora Yo La Tengo

"By the middle of the next decade, the cars and trucks we buy will go twice as far on a gallon of gas," Obama promised in 2013. "That means you'll have to fill up half as often; we'll all reduce carbon pollution." Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Is Obama's Hope For Better Fuel Economy Sputtering Out?

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Mary Reed and her daughter, Emma McMahon, at the Safeway where Mary was shot along with 18 others on Jan. 8, 2011. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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Out Of Tucson Carnage, A Family Emerges Unbroken — And 'Grown Up'

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Vladmir's Blues Max Richter
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The stomach of Oetzi, who was mummified in ice, was home to bacteria that scientists were able to identify. The same species lives in the gut of many modern humans. EURAC/Marion Lafogler hide caption

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Stomach Of Ancient Iceman Held Microbes Like Ours

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Stromness Hauschka
Agdam Hauschka
Crazy Quilt Kevin Hays & Brad Mehldau

Andy Raymond demonstrates the Armatix iP1, a .22-caliber smart gun that has a safety interlock, at Engage Armaments in Rockville, Md., last year. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Obama's Action Create A Market For 'Smart' Guns?

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Spectacle Foxhole
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Friday I'm In Love (Orchestral Pop) Walt Ribeiro

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