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05.02.11

Visualizing World Inflation

Alex Gutow

We all know that a dollar doesn’t buy as much today as it used to. However, the United States’ inflation rates seem paltry when compared to some other countries around the world. Inflation is a current issue for many developing countries and one that can severely harm an economy. Take a look at some of the inflation rates across the

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04.19.11

The Future of Brick and Mortar

Alex Gutow

Fourteen years ago, web startups in every category seemed poised to change the fate of brick-and-mortar retailers. As we all know, many of these web startups failed to convince consumers to change their buying habits before they had burned through all of their investment money. The dot coms that survived, like Amazon, came to rule their respective categories and, with

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01.18.11

9 Ways iPhone Apps Can Save You Money

Samantha Eckles

Some people think iPhones are a waste of money. They believe the phone that was supposed to streamline our lives is nothing more than an excuse to sell useless apps. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Admittedly, some of these apps simply provide mindless entertainment. However, there are a host of applications out there that can help you save

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06.10.10

15 of the Weirdest Things Ever Sold For Money

Stan Reybern

Without a six-figure college degree or claim to fame, normal citizens are forced to get creative with their methods of cash earning. Some have been creepy, and others borderline illegal. Here are 15 of the weirdest things people have sold for money.

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04.29.10

The US vs. China: Economies Head to Head

Stan Reybern

The United States and China are two of the largest economies in the world. While remarkably similar in some aspects, there are fundamental differences in many areas.

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03.04.10

Visualizing America’s National Debt

Stan Reybern

An issue that concerns many Americans is the national debt. We know it’s huge, but many people don’t know much more than that. Who does the US owe, how much and for what?

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03.02.10

13 Weird Taxes (And Tax Breaks) From Around The World

Jonathan Rivers

Everyone knows that taxes are one of life’s only certainties. But while most of us are well acquainted with income and sales taxes, few of us are aware of the odd taxes that exist around the world.

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