February 10, 2019 3:06 am

The Cost of Home Ownership

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Owning a house is one of the most beautiful and cherishing memories of a person’s life. It usually comes after years of hard work and sacrifice. Once you get your own house, all the troubles and conflicts seemingly go away. However, buying a house is just the beginning and many hurdles follow it. There are […]

Income Inequality in America: By the Numbers

For as long as I can remember, one of the biggest hot-button issues in this country has been the staggering inequality between how much is made by the top one percent and the remaining 99. Supporting advocates against it are the numbers, all of which show that not only is this gap wide, it is […]

Top Government Safeguards To Know When Dealing With Your Credit Card Company

Living in the United States, or even virtually any other developed nation, usually requires the ability to obtain some form of credit. In the past, financial companies had free reign on many aspects of credit, allowing them to charge and set terms as they saw fit. The Credit CARD Act of 2009, however, changed all of that. Several important […]

How To Make Money With Your 3D Printer

As any tech enthusiast can tell you, we are living in one of the most exciting times in recent history. So many new devices, gadgets and software have already made their mark, with many more being announced virtually every day. One technology in specific has the capacity to truly revolutionize the way we do business: […]

How the Senate Aims To Saddle Us With Further Increases In Gas Prices

The last decade has been brutal on car owners in the United States, in terms of gas prices. In 2005, the average cost of gas was around $1.60 per gallon, a figure that would continue to rise at a geometric rate over the coming years. The gas prices we see at the pump today easily […]

The Driving Forces Behind the Recent Slide In the Stock Market

The past couple of days have been especially hard on market investors. On Wednesday, June 11th alone, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which averages out 30 of the most influential stocks on the exchange, lost over 100 points, one of the most significant falls this year. So what happened? Earlier this week we saw four […]

Will Solar Power Be the Next Big Hit For Warren Buffett?

Warren Buffett has long been seen as one of the titans of the finance industry. CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire and master strategist, when Warren Buffett identifies a good investment, the whole financial community sits up and takes notice. As a result, when Buffett-backed company, MidAmerican Renewables, began snapping up some of the biggest solar-energy […]

Living Off the Grid: What You Need To Know In Order To Survive

While our country and the economy have seen a bit of a comeback in recent years, it is still hard to contest the claim that we are living in difficult financial times. Rising costs of just about everything imaginable and a dismal employment forecast are just a couple of factors contributing to a difficult setting […]

Apple’s Stock Split: The Most Valuable Company In the World Takes Aim At Small Investors

Apple has long been one of the chief innovators in terms of technology. The iPhone, iPad and Macbook are just a few examples of how successful Apple has become in the world of tech. So much so that they are now the most valuable company in the world. Unfortunately, this valuation has caused the stock […]

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