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7 Effects of Inflation & How to Protect Yourself From the...

Inflation is like a silent thief that whittles away the value of your money, making each dollar worth less and less over time. Yet some inflation is normal and even useful in a healthy economy. Learn how inflation affects you and how can you plan for it — or even use it to your advantage.
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Can a National Lottery Fix the U.S. Federal Debt? – Pros...

Public lotteries have a long history. From Caesar Augustus (where tickets had prizes of slaves, real estate, and ships) to European governments during the...
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Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) – What It Does for Investors

Investors rely heavily on what publicly traded companies tell us about their businesses — but who’s making sure they’re telling us the truth? The answer is the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Learn more about the SEC and how it protects investors.
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Should the Minimum Wage Be Raised to $15? – Pros &...

Should the minimum wage be raised? The question has triggered debates in legislatures and at dinner tables for decades. Read on for a brief history of minimum wage legislation, the factors influencing the wage debate, and the primary arguments for and against raising the minimum wage today.
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7 Facts About U.S. Federal Income Taxes You Should Know –...

The current tax system in the United States is based upon the Revenue Act of 1913, which replaced the high tariffs of that period...
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Understanding Economic Subsidies & Incentives for Corporate Relocations

The taxpayers of America are unknowing victims of corporate extortion, effectively subsidizing big companies at the rate of billions of dollars each year for corporate...
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How to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits – Requirements

Most of us expect to work until we retire and then live peacefully and contentedly on a pension and our savings. What we don't...
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Golden Parachute Clause Definition – Examples of Payments

"Golden parachutes" get a lot of  press, and they always sound like elite packages for high-level executives. Very few people get them, and very...
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Fake News? 8 Ways to Determine If a News Story Is...

During a 2017 interview on the Christian Trinity Broadcasting Network, President Donald Trump claimed his use of the word "fake" to describe the media was...
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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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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...
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Understanding the Impact of a Federal Minimum Wage Increase

On February 11, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order raising the minimum pay for workers employed by companies that have federal contracts....