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Physician's Money Digest, August 2006, Volume 13, Issue 8

$8.4 billion—Amount ofmoney ExxonMobil claims it madeduring the first quarter of 2006.(Newsweek, 2006)

65.8%—Percentage of employeesaged 20 to 29 who cashed outtheir 401(k) when they switched jobsin 2004. (InvestmentNews, 2006)

48.6%—Percentage of employeesaged 30 to 39 who cashed outtheir 401(k) when they switched jobsin 2004. (InvestmentNews, 2006)

1,000,000—Estimated numberof homeowners who will see theirhouse payments double in the next 2years. (Economy.com, 2006)

57%—Percentage of Americanswho say parents should charge theircollege-graduated children rent.(Money, 2006)

55%—Percentage of college studentswho receive financial help fromtheir parents for costs other thanhousing and tuition. (Newsweek, 2006)

14%—Percentage of college studentswho say their parents help themsettle their credit card debt.(Newsweek, 2006)

1.23 cents—Cost for the USMint to produce a penny, up 27%from 2005. (USA Today, 2006)

5.73 cents—Cost for the USMint to produce a nickel, up 19%from 2005. (USA Today, 2006)

148 million—Number ofgallons of wine France and Italy planto distill into fuel or disinfectant toprevent a wine glut and maintainprices. (Time, 2006)