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09.28.11

Making a Living Online

Samantha Eckles

There are a number of ways that people can make a sustainable living from home. With the recent decline in the job market and the growth of online businesses, it is becoming more and more common to make an income through online work. As of 2010, 20 million Americans were working from home. In the past year, online business have

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09.12.11

Stimulating the Economy

Erik Chang

The question on everyone’s mind is how do we stimulate the economy? While no answer is a guaranteed success, there are a number of options to look into. First, the government could increase its own spending. It could release federal funds for the construction of federal projects. There’s no lack of projects to be accomplished and increasing state and local

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09.08.11

The Most Efficient Charities in America

Samantha Eckles

With so many charities, it can be hard to choose which ones to donate to. To help you, we researched American charitable organizations that have the best reputations for making the most of the donations they receive. However, keep in mind that administrative expenses don’t necessarily indicate that a charity is improperly managing its finances as many great non-profits have

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07.11.11

Creating an Ergonomic Workplace

Stan Reybern

Ergonomics has become a buzzword around offices everywhere and for good reason. The proper set up of work equipment can help employees be more productive and prevent injury. While there are a number of firms that specialize in implementing ergonomics in the workplace, they are certainly not a necessity, especially for smaller companies or home offices. Moreover, you also don’t

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07.01.11

Fourth of July Celebrations

Stan Reybern

The Fourth of July, a time for barbeques, pool parties and, of course, fireworks. However, firework displays are not free to put on, with some cities spending millions just to light up the sky for an hour. With many states facing massive debt this year, let’s take a look at the cities who chose to celebrate with a bang and

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06.29.11

Crowdfunding: Private Equity Made Accessible

Erik Chang

Imagine if all the pocket change in an entire city could be directed to fund or grow a small business. One handful of change might not make a difference, but a thousand of those small contributions can create a solid source for funding for an aspiring company. Funding through many people, or crowdfunding, is a way in which many private

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05.27.11

PayNearMe Helps Consumers Pay With Cash

Samantha Eckles

If you’re one of the 24% of Americans who don’t possess a debit or credit card, it can be a challenge to pay your bills. However, a recent startup called PayNearMe is trying to make your life easier. This new company has partnered with 7-Eleven and Ria Financial Services to help consumers pay their bills and wire funds using cash

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