Category Archives: Personal Finance

March Gives Disappointing Job Growth Numbers with Only 126000 Created

Since 2014, news of job growth seemed to dominate the news. Surely some economists and commentators voiced their concerns about the lack of wage growth; however, at the very least, it seemed employers continued to add jobs each month. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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President Obama Announces 75000 Job Solar Initiative for Military Veterans

There’s some good news for veterans wanting good quality jobs when they leave the military. President Obama announced a new initiative to drive growth in solar energy by training 75,000 military veterans for jobs in the clean-energy sector. The initiative … Continue reading

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Way Too Much Salt in Packaged and Processed Foods According to CDC

Too much of anything can be bad, especially salt. As the consumption of salt increases, the amount of sodium in an individual’s bloodstream also rises, forcing the body to “hold extra water” in order to dilute the effects of the … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed on Easter Sunday 2016

This article has been updated for Easter 2016 Even though Easter is a religious holiday, and not a federal holiday, it’s still a holiday celebrated by many people in the United States. Due to this, it can get confusing as … Continue reading

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Retail Stores Open and Closed on Easter 2016

This article has been updated for Easter 2016 When holidays in the US approach, it’s always a challenge to know which stores will be open and which stores won’t. That’s because there is no set criteria which determines whether a … Continue reading

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Is Walmart Open on Easter Sunday 2016?

There are times when a holiday comes, and despite the best of intentions, you still need to get something for it on the actual day of the holiday. For those who need to get supplies or other items on Easter … Continue reading

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Is Costco Warehouse Open on Easter 2016?

Costco is one of the few retailers which has more than a couple of days during the year when their warehouses are closed. This is to give their employees the chance to spend time with their families, even though it … Continue reading

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Is Target Open or Closed on Easter 2016?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to Target discount stores, and whether or not they are open on Easter Sunday. Much of this is due to the conflicting information on the Internet. If you do a search, … Continue reading

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Is the Post Office Open on Easter 2016?

With Easter just around the corner, those who use the post office on a regular basis for work or other reasons begin to wonder about the post office holiday schedule. The post office follows the federal holiday schedule, but Easter … Continue reading

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Are Banks Open or Closed for Easter 2016?

Easter is one of those holidays where it can often get confusing as to whether or not banks and other financial institutions are open or closed. This is because while it is a religious holiday celebrated by many people in … Continue reading

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Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Helps Joint Replacement and Asthma

Obesity is often associated with a high prevalence of psychopathological conditions such as depression and anxiety. Thus, it is no wonder that weight loss surgery can improve a person’s mental health, including his or her body image, self-esteem and self-concept. … Continue reading

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Indiana Paying A Financial Price for Signing Religious Freedom Restoration Act

On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) quietly signed┬áthe Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. Many claim the law would allow corporations or individuals to use their religious beliefs as a defense when sued by a private party. Opponents of … Continue reading

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Limiting Global Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius Is “Utterly Inadequate”

In October of last year, scientists David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel wrote in an article for the journal Nature┬áthat for nearly a decade, international diplomacy has set a goal of “stopping global warming at 2 degrees celsius above … Continue reading

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All Indications Point to a Brutal 2015 Allergy Season for Sufferers

Despite the snow that recently fell in parts of the eastern coast, spring has pretty much arrived in the U.S. But after a record setting winter, experts believe that the 2015 allergy season could be much more severe than past … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Announces Tesla Model S Autopilot Will Soon Be Here

Tesla Motors, whose CEO is billionaire investor Elon Musk, is an American company which designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and their vehicle components. Tesla has traditionally been known as an innovative company, which often breaks ‘the mold’, only to … Continue reading

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Study Says Women Who Get More Sleep Have Greater Sexual Desire

Enough quality sleep is important for a number of reasons. Not enough can indicate alcohol and drug abuse later in life. It can also cost you a lot of money. It may also determine your sex drive. In an article … Continue reading

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Building Facebook Pages for T-Shirts Sales: Day 9

As I went back to study up on marketing Teespring and Teechip T-shirts to help me reach my goal of making $10,000 in my spare time, I realized that one way to better your chances of success with T-shirts is … Continue reading

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Hello Knitty Scores First T-Shirt Sales: Day 8

After failing to sell a single T-shirt with my fist two designs (gluten free and paddleboarders) as part of my quest to earn $10,000 in my spare time challenge, I decided to change things up a bit. I have access … Continue reading

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Second Attempt to Make Money with T-shirts: Day 7

At the same time I came out with the Gluten Free T-shirt idea as part of my attempt to earn $10,000 in my spare time using the T-shirt platforms Teechip and Teespring, I also came up with a T-shirt for … Continue reading

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Gluten Free T-shirt: Day 6

As part of my earning $10,000 spare time challenge using Teechip and Teespring T-shirt generation platforms, I placed my first T-shirt design up with moderate hopes it would do well. I knew coming in that the vast majority of T-shirt … Continue reading

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