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Open Scandal of Marijuana Legalization

Opinions on the economics of legalizing marijuana are mixed. But anyone who has an opinion on the issue says that at the least the U.S. tax deficit could be paid off by taxing pot. The open scandal revolving marijuana legalization is a multifaceted issue. California, Washington and Colorado have led the charge toward legal reefer, […]

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Save Money Car Sharing

Car sharing can save you a lot of money if you use it properly. On the other hand, if you used it all the time, car sharing probably costs more than owning a vehicle. The term car sharing is actually a misnomer. It is currently being used to describe companies like Zipcar and Occasional Car […]

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3D Printing Evolution Delivers Pizza

Super online retailer Amazon is getting into the 3D printing business. The trendsetter opened a store for both printers and the supplies that keep them running. Stock prices for the major 3D print outfits (namely DDD and SSYS) responded by lurching upwards. When Amazon validates your stuff, it’s big news! With Staples selling Cube printers, […]

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Mortgage Rates Jump Highest in 26 Years

Mortgage rates jumped the highest they have in twenty-six years this week as the 30-year fixed rate home loan hit an average of 4.46%, according to the Freddie Mac survey. The rate saw a jump from 3.93% last week. The hike in rates represents the largest weekly increase for the bench mark 30-year loan since […]

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Airline Rankings Fully Revealed

Air travel used to be elegant. The comely flight attendant welcomed you aboard. A full meal was offered at no extra cost, extra pillows were available for the asking and you arrived rested at your destination. These days things have drastically changed as airline rankings fully reveal. Today, the TSA security screening forces you out […]

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Fast Food Wars Drive Price Cuts

Fast food used to mean one of a couple of places offering a hamburger, a “premium” cheeseburger and a chicken sandwich. Now with over a hundred fast food companies vying for your lunch money as well as your family’s casual dining dollar, fast food wars drive price cuts. More Breakfast- McDonalds opened their first drive-through […]

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Demise of J.C. Penney Premature

Shopping malls are supposed to be a dying industry. However, billionaire investor George Soros is betting that isn’t the case, at least in the case of  J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP). The man who broke the Bank of England revealed that he purchased a 7.9% stake in the ailing department store in April. J.C. […]

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