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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...

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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...

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...

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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Accelerating Your Career Path With an Online MBA in Marketing

A MBA in Marketing is a great choice for those who are looking to supplement their work experience with an advanced degree and move forward in their career. It can be hard and sometimes virtually impossible to go to school while juggling a job and family life, but an online program can help make...

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...

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What Is Economics?

The study of the production, distribution and consumption of both goods and services is called economics. What economists do is to try to understand the economy and how it responds to the many factors that would influence it. The concept of modern economics started in 1776. This was the year Adam...

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Top Five Places to Buy Checks Online

Running out of checks is a huge inconvenience and searching the Internet for a quick replacement is no easy job. Any account holder knows full well the last place to purchase checks are banks as banks charge nearly double what most check printing companies do. As with most purchases, be warned...