5. If you think your state is broke now, just wait until the pension bomb explodes.
6. Speaking of pensions…here are The 10 Biggest Failed Pension Plans.
7. What do you do if you have a $100,000 income but have $55,000 in credit card debt?
9. This is interesting: Stores can now refuse small credit card charges. I wonder if this applies to debit cards too?
10. Finally, here is something for those who of you who like meat: Signs of Softness.