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Is Daylight Savings Time Helpful or Harmful? – History & Effects

Each year in early November, we all set our clocks back by one hour to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time. Or at...
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Labor Unions in the United States – How They Work, Pros...

When you read news stories about the middle class in America, you often see terms such as "squeezed" or "declining." As a 2017 study...
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What Is the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups)

H.R. 3606, Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) was passed by the House and Senate on March 27, 2012 and signed into law by...
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What Is FINRA – History and Rules for Arbitration & Mediation

Millions of securities transactions of all types and sizes take place every day in the United States. You may invest in mutual funds through your 401k at...

Where Should You Put Your Money During Times of Financial Turmoil?

The recent news of the financial turmoil on Wall Street is unsettling. For younger folks like me, it's even more unsettling, because my...
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How to Improve the U.S. Federal Tax System to Ensure Fairness

"Congress, Congress! Don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree." This 1930s ditty reflects the sentiments of most Americans today as Congress once...
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What Is Sequestration – Definition & How It Cuts the National...

While our country's ability to borrow money is a valuable asset, particularly in times of need such as wars or economic recessions, continuously maintaining...
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4 Financial Norms to Challenge During the Current Economic Crisis –...

The past 3 years have been rife with changes - economically, financially, and socially. We've seen a lot of cultural and financial icons go...
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How Expensive Healthcare Affects Working Americans & Retirees

America spends nearly 18% of its gross domestic product (GDP) for healthcare, more than 50% higher than the next highest nation, Switzerland. However, it...
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Social Security Going Broke – Solutions for When the Money Runs...

More than one-half of Millennials believe there will be no money in the Social Security system by the time they are ready to retire,...
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How To Protect You and Your Family From Financial Ruin In...

The media is saying we're in a recession, because they love to strike fears in the hearts of Americans. We tune into news programs...
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What Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) – Stock Market...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is an index of 30 of the largest publicly owned, U.S.-based companies and has been an economic force for...