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5 things to know: 8-14-12

By Dan Miranda ·
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Posted: 6 am ET

President Barack "Shock Hawk" Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt "Too Legit To Quit" Romney have some plans in store for you. Tax plans, that is. This and more, today on

1. Are you pro-Bama or pro-Mney? Make sure to know the differences between their tax plans before you make your decision.

2. Did you know you can retire and live like a king in Thailand and pay less per month than you would in a cheap college apartment? Here are the most inexpensive places to retire.

3. Are you a child executive who uses a credit card in order to purchase things on Facebook with your smartphone? Identity thieves must love you.

4. In robo-signing, part deux, the robo-signer sets his sights on credit card debt.

5. Think gas cars' reign of supremacy is running on empty? Think again.

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