Editors' picks: The most impactful national financial responsibility stories from 2013

Published: Monday, Dec. 30 2013 3:50 p.m. MST

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Eric Schulzke
Kayley Jones can think of three things she'd like to own: a nice SLR camera, a better violin to replace the one she used growing up and a more powerful laptop with better graphics. At the moment, she could "afford" any of these. But she is not all that tempted.

"I don't really need a lot of things," said the petite, energetic hairstylist from Auburn, Calif. "I'd rather have the money."

When the subprime crisis exploded and the market crashed in the fall of 2008, Jones was just 15. Now 20, she has only vague memories of the crash itself.

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Mom of 8
Hyrum, UT

The list is fine, but the word "impactful" in the headline?
Next let's have a list of the worst made-up words in 2013.

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