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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wednesday Reading: The Magic Kingdom Will Be Dry No More

A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that could hit you in your wallet.

  • Adult cholesterol levels are falling, study finds. (Well)
  • Small increase for Social Security recipients. (National)
  • Taxi hailing app pulls out of N.Y.C. (N.Y./Region)
  • An adventure in group cooking. (Dining)
  • After a ban, Waygu beef returns from Japan. (Dining)
  • Financial survival in a time of fiscal peril. (Wealth)
  • Parceling out a nest egg, without emptying it. (Wealth)
  • Just the thing for those who have it all. (Wealth)
  • Why private Medicare plans don't cost less. (Economix)
  • Apple expected to debut smaller iPad next week. (Bits)
  • How Chrome knows where you are. (Gadgetwise)
  • Disney's Magic Kingdom will be dry no more. (In Transit)
  • Seven Manhattan hotel rooms for $1 50, more or less. (Frugal Traveler)