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Four Unconventional Ways to Pay for College

In this changing economy, it is very beneficial to obtain a college degree.  Having a college degree will help you secure that great paying career you have always wanted. However, college is not cheap. Most students are left with thousands of dollars of debt when they graduate college. Having so much loan debt will give you less disposable income and …

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Smart Investment Strategies in Wake of Bad News

If there’s one thing the nightly news proves, it’s that bad things are bound to happen. Financial crisis, natural disasters, political scandals and corporate malfeasance are, regrettably, a part of life. In today’s globalized economy, bad news halfway around the world can cause rippling impacts around the world. As a result, many investors hit the panic button every time a …

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The Great Gatsby Market, According to Cramer

As a member of the middle class, I can say unequivocally that it is getting harder and harder to keep up with this treadmill called working for a living. That is, someone is at the controls making the treadmill (money printing) go faster and faster, and the harder I work, the further I fall behind.  And so it goes in …

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Hulu vs Cable: How Canceling Cable Saved Us $1,000

For many years I have threatened to cancel our cable television service, and for many years I’ve made excuses why I didn’t think it would work well for our family. While I don’t watch a lot of television, I expected a mutiny from my family at the very thought of pulling the plug. That was until digital over-the-air programming and services …

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15 Items to Stockpile Ahead of Severe Flu Outbreak

It appears this year’s flu outbreak is rapidly spreading across the United States, and we have yet to reach the traditional peak period later this winter. It is not yet clear if this year’s strain differs significantly from those for which many Americans were immunized, but what is clear is that many urban population centers are seeing an overwhelming  number …

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