Category Archives: Personal Finance

How Much Money Is a Super Bowl Commercial 2015?

With some Super Bowl tickets selling for approximately $18,000, you might think this is expensive, but that cost pales in comparison to the price of a Super Bowl commercial slot. At $4.5 million for a 30 second ad for the … Continue reading

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How to Buy “Cheap” Super Bowl Tickets 2015?

If you are looking to buy Super Bowl 49 tickets for the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots on February 1, 2015, in Arizona, trying to buy cheap tickets is a relative term. With the face … Continue reading

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Last Minute Super Bowl Party Checklist

With Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks less than a week away, you may have decided to host a party — or maybe you’re still planning to shop for the party you promised to host. … Continue reading

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Patriots Seahawks Super Bowl 49: The Most Expensive Tickets Ever

The Super Bowl marks the end of the NFL football season and for many, “Super Bowl Sunday” is akin to a national holiday. Oftentimes, the Super Bowl is cited as the most watched American broadcast of the year and as … Continue reading

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When Is the Last Day to Sign up for Health Insurance 2015?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), known simply as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” was signed into law on Mar. 23, 2010, and represents the “most significant regulatory overhaul” of the U.S. healthcare system since the … Continue reading

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Tips to Get the Best Car Insurance Quote

Are you thinking about getting new car insurance? Before you do, it will be well worth your time to find out how you can get the best quote. Any insurance company can give you car insurance quotes, but in order … Continue reading

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Unmanned Drones May Have a Major Impact on US Food Supply and Lower Prices

We are all quite accustomed to hearing about drones in the context of military and police activities. Drones or technically unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are a type of aircraft without a human pilot and have indeed been traditionally deployed for … Continue reading

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California DMV Reconsiders Commercial License Plates for Uber, Lyft and Sidecar

Uber is an app-based taxi company founded in 2009, which operates in over 200 cities and 53 countries worldwide (and counting). Use of the company’s app allows people to send ride requests, which the company then forwards to its drivers. … Continue reading

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Study Says Pregnant Women Eating Ocean Fish Can Be More Beneficial than Harmful

For years, women have been told to avoid eating ocean fish during pregnancy over fears of mercury contamination. However, a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) on Jan. 21 has provided evidence that the benefits … Continue reading

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A Lock of Hair from President Lincoln Fetches $25000 at Auction

The body parts of dead celebrities have been stolen or auctioned off for large sums of money. According to Fox News, examples include Albert Einstein’s eyes, Oliver Cromwell’s head, Galileo’s fingers, Beethoven’s ear bones and many more celebrities and body … Continue reading

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eSight Gives Legally Blind Mom a Chance to See Her Baby for the First Time

While some scientists and entrepreneurs invest in medical innovations such as stem cells and other such biologically based therapies to restore sight, others are focusing on technological breakthroughs to enable the blind to see. eSight is one such company focusing … Continue reading

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How Much Are Seattle Seahawks New England Patriots Super Bowl Tickets 2015?

With the Super Bowl teams now decided, you might be curious what it’s going to cost for fans to go and see the big game between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks in Arizona. Super Bowl XLIX tickets aren’t … Continue reading

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25 Worst Passwords That Leave You Open to Being Hacked and Identity Theft

There are still a lot of people out there who do a poor job creating their passwords. We know this because the most common passwords keep appearing year after year, even when people are warned that these passwords aren’t secure … Continue reading

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How to Use Any Credit Card to Buy Stuff at Costco

One of the restrictions which frustrates a lot of Costco members is the fact Costco doesn’t allow members to use just any credit card when shopping at their warehouses. The choices are limited to cash, a check, a debit card, … Continue reading

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Oxfam: Richest 1% Will Control More than Half of Global Wealth as Early as 2016

It often seems as though economic turmoil has plagued every country, company and individual until we have all inoculated ourselves from bad economic news. But a recent report by the charity Oxfam (aptly named Wealth: Having it all and wanting more) suggests … Continue reading

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$1 Million Kuratas Robot Available to Buy on Amazon Japan

In an article published in 2013, the New York Times described the excitement surrounding the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in which researchers described cars that drive themselves, machines that recognize people, self-organizing robots and humanoid robots “performing everything … Continue reading

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Study Says Kids Eating Pizza Is One Culprit Behind Childhood Obesity

In 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama started her Let’s Move! Campaign to combat child obesity. As discussed in the October 7, 2014, issue of The New York Times Magazine, the average weight of American children has been increasing since the … Continue reading

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2015 Target Holiday Schedule and Store Hours

One of the things which can get frustrating with stores like Target is they don’t publish the schedule of which holidays they’re open and closed. For those who have to make a quick trip to the store for whatever reason … Continue reading

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2015 Walmart Holiday Schedule

As the largest US retailer, there are many people who rely on Walmart to buy a lot of their basics and household goods. Since it’s the main shopping spot for many people, it’s important to know on what holidays Walmart … Continue reading

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Expanding Disneyland Measles Outbreak Fuels Vaccine Exemption Debate

As you travel south toward Orange County, California, the homes you see become larger and more expensive. Unsurprisingly, these homeowners are wealthier than their northern counterparts. Look through the medical records of the wealthiest families’ children and another trend becomes … Continue reading

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