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Even the tooth fairy is getting frugal

This final note today. Turns out even the tooth fairy isn't safe from budget cuts.

A survey from Visa -- I'm not sure why they're doing surveys on the tooth fairy, but never mind -- a survey from Visa found that last year, kids who put their lost teeth under the pillow got an average of $3 from her fairyness.

This year? $2.60.

Hey, that's more than I got.

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Jeremy Hobson is host of Marketplace Morning Report, where he looks at business news from a global perspective to prepare listeners for the day ahead.

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