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How a Dollar Is Made (Literally)

How a Dollar Is Made (Literally)

People spend their lives trying to figure out how to make money, but do they know how money is literally made? You might be surprised to discover what materials involved in money production and how long it takes to actually turn a bill into the form you recognize and use on a daily basis. Here is...

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33 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business

No matter what the economic situation, someone somewhere, eyes bright with potential, is looking to start a new business. Funds are often the biggest hurdle to what could otherwise be a lucrative opportunity. Here are some ways - traditional and/ or creative - to raise money for your startup...

How Sanitary Is Your Currency?

How Sanitary Is Your Currency?

When taking out a few bucks to pay for a smoothie, you’re probably not thinking too much about where your money has been. Money is such a standard part of daily life that we rarely give it a second thought (except for when we’re thinking about how much of it we have). However, bills travel all over...

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What Is Situational Poverty?

Poverty is defined as the situation wherein one is extremely poor. There are different kinds of poverty, situational poverty being one of them. Situational poverty occurs when an individual or a group suddenly faces poverty because of external circumstances and is usually a temporary situation....

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What Is Legal Contract Age?

Before an individual can enter into a binding legal agreement known as a contract, he or she must meet the legal contract age. The legal contract age is also referred to as the age of majority, which is 18 years old in most jurisdictions. Individuals below the age of 18 years old are not obligated...

PayPal Suspends Wikileaks Donation Account

PayPal Suspends Wikileaks Donation Account

PayPal has suspended Wikileak's Donation Account following a breach of contract. On Saturday, December 4, 2010, PayPal issued a statement at the official PayPal blog which read: "PayPal has permanently restricted the account used by WikiLeaks due to a violation of the PayPal Acceptable Use Policy,...

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What Is an Insurance Premium?

An insurance premium refers to the amount of money that is stipulated by an insurance company that a insurance policy holder must pay in order to maintain the active coverage of the insurance. Insurance premiums asked by different insurance companies will vary even if these companies offer the...

4 Tips for Effective Couponing

4 Tips for Effective Couponing

Couponing has been getting a lot of attention these days. In these trying economic times, getting ahead through savings is the right thing to do. Before you do start couponing there are certain things you should know about. Getting into couponing may look straightforward – clip or collect coupons...

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Ensuring Personal Success With an MBA in Finance

A great number of people are pursuing an MBA in Finance and there are many good reasons for this trend. An MBA degree with a focus in finance provides students with many marketable skills that employers value. This degree enhances skills learned in university study. Anyone who wants to increase...

Are Banks Open on Columbus Day ?

Are Banks Open on Columbus Day ?

Columbus Day is a federal holiday and is observed as such by all federal government, and banks. Columbus Day became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1905 and later became a federal holiday in 1934. People have celebrated Columbus voyage since the colonial era. It makes for an unexpected...