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Cruise Vacation Pitfalls to Avoid

Whether you’re a first-timer on the open seas or a veteran cruiser, an oceanline vacation is an awful lot of fun. There’s a special tingle in your leg when you board the ship. It’s like you are entering a craft that was built just for your good time. Contrast that feeling with the airport cattle […]

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Bull Market May Be Close to Over

The extent to which the New York Stock Exchange bull market run has bewildered experts and delighted investors is unprecedented. Considered to be the longest bull run in recorded history of the market, the dynamic growth and gains in major indexes have led some investment experts to question whether the “too much of a good […]

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J.C. Penney Can Survive In Retail with a New Hand

In 1902, J. C. (nee James Cash) Penney started a retail/dry goods place in Kemmerer, Wyoming. In this small town, 50 miles from nowhere, he named his new enterprise, “The Golden Rule.” It was good advice then and good advice now. Doing unto others as you would have them do unto you is the foundation […]

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New Economy Ideas for Money Management

“Back in the day…” That’s a catch-all term for anything that happened before the turn of this century. It can be used as a criticism of the old, or of the new. It’s handy that way. Today, Money Examiners wants to use the expression without judgment in either direction. Instead, we want to talk about […]

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The Cloud Leaves Oracle Down

In after hours on Monday, tech giant Oracle posted estimate-beating earnings, but disappointing revenue, sending the stock plunging in after-hours trading. A large factor in the revenue miss is the company’s lackluster performance in the competitive cloud market. The revenue miss ($9.19 billion reported vs. $9.28 billion expected) comes after the company had already decreased […]

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Looming Revolution in Cryptocurrency

Anyone remotely familiar with cryptocurrency is well aware that this particular marketplace has become notorious for its unprecedented and unpredictable volatility. Although cryptocurrency was originally intended as a decentralized form of payment, the staggering fluctuations in market price for major players such as Bitcoin has led many vendors to avoid integrating this payment method into […]

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Plan a Winter Trip to a National Park

What do you think when I say, “National Park?” Most people think of summer vacation with the family taking a road trip to Yellowstone, Yosemite, or Acadia. Good memories, those. But did you know that a winter wonderland awaits at a National Park? The sparse crowds bring to mind the National Park system that Teddy Roosevelt […]

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