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Winterproof your Home on a Budget

For some of us, the brilliant hues of autumn leaves is the most beautiful season. But for others, waking up to a winter wonderland during the holiday season really is the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you're dreading or eagerly anticipating the changing of...

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18 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your Twenties

Let's be real: money can be intimidating. Whether you have money, have no money, or have no clue when it comes to money, the very concept of managing your finances and establishing healthy habits can be daunting to many young people. The life transition from dependent...

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Why Taco Bell Has Got Silver All Wrong

A recently popular Taco Bell commercial leaves its audience with a misconstrued idea of the value of silver. The commercial is one of Taco Bell's "Dollar Cravings Menu" commercials designed to make mouths water at the eleven different "crave-able creations" customers can buy for just one...

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The Millennials Guide to Home Ownership

With interest rates at as low as 4.35% for a 30 year fixed loan, many millennials can potentially spend a lower percentage of their income on a mortgage than on rent in many popular markets. It’s no wonder 68% of millennials are in the market...

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The Alaskan Town that Still Pans for Gold

The original residents of Chicken, Alaska, were a “ragtag bunch of gold prospectors.” The town is 40 miles west of the Canadian border and 90 miles from Eagle, Alaska. It has a population of 23 residents, except for when 16 of those residents leave in...

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Resign from Office

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is preparing to announce his resignation, the Justice Department said Thursday. Holder will remain in office until a successor is nominated and confirmed. This process could run through 2014 and potentially into the next year. Holder has adamantly expressed...

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Why Projects Fail: The Biggest Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

A recent article by author Bernard Marr explores the number of reasons that many of our projects fail or fade into failure. Marr realizes that this depressing reality can prevent growth not just in companies but in individual lives. Although there will always be factors beyond our...

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Why is the U.S. nervous about Scottish independence vote?

Washington (CNN) -- Faced with the prospective divorce of its closest friend, the United States is following the advice column carefully: don't take sides, keep your opinions to yourself, and avoid getting dragged into the fray. The complicating factor in this potential split? One side has a...

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Gold logs slight gain before Fed policy decision

Gold ended modestly higher on Tuesday ahead the Federal Reserve's policy announcement, remaining near an eight-month low, with investors unwilling to place big bets as they awaited clues on the timing of the first U.S. rate rise in eight years. The Fed will began its two-day meeting earlier, with an announcement...