Personal finance from around the Web:
- College students are spending too much time drinking and having sex. The solution? A grade-inflation tax on colleges. [Center for College Affordability and Productivity]
- Senator Chris Dodd will propose this week that the Fed should assume regulatory control over big banks ($100 billion in assets or more). [Daily Beast via Financial Times]
- Happy 10th Anniversary JetBlue! Today only, you can book a $10 flight to any of the first 10 cities the airline offered service to from JFK when it launched back in 2000. [Baltimore Sun]
- Amid all of the Oscar hype, how much is that statue actually worth? Based on current gold values, a melted-down Academy Award is worth around $500. [WalletPop]
- According to the Federal Trade Commission, this week is National Consumer Protection Week. Consumers can find links to free and useful information at consumer.gov. But, just in case you were curious, here’s how to file a consumer complaint with the FTC. [The Consumerist | Digerati Life]
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