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• Ok, try to be honest with yourself: when was the last time you actually looked at your 401(k) allocation? CNBC outlines why it's so important you stay on top of it.
• Bloomberg is reporting that General Motors will make history by appointing the first female CEO in the global automotive industry. Click here to read the latest developments.
• Are we any closer to a budget deal that would avoid another government shutdown early next year? Bloomberg has the last developments from Washington, D.C.
• The majority of economists now agree on when the Federal Reserve will start ending its bond-buying stimulus program. Read MSN Money to learn more.
• The Labor Deparment reports that employers added 203,000 jobs in November, which could help the Federal Reserve start "tapering" quicker. Read the CNBC report for more details.
• It's been a rough year for gold, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's a buying opportunity. Read our Cincinnati Enqurier column to learn why.
• Wondering how much your Christmas lights are adding to your electric bill? Duke Energy has a holiday light calculator to help you figure it out!
• Turns out, the economy actually did better in the 3rd quarter than originally thought, growing at 3.6% rate compared to the initial estimate of 2.8%. Reuters has more details.
• First-time jobless claims for last week fell to a two-month low, coming in at 298,000. Read the Bloomberg article for the latest.
• According to Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a payroll processor, private sector hiring in November increased by 215,000. CNBC has more details on why this number could influence the Federal Reserve.