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A Look into Our Nation’s First Coins

  Leading up to the year of 1792, the United States experienced great confusion concerning the different coins and currencies in circulation. Spanish silver and English shillings were two of the most common mediums of exchange, but the intricate conversion tables led to burdensome trade and commerce. Congress – led by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and … [Read More...]

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Utility Bills

This Mint.com infographic gives some simple and helpful advice on how to lower your utilities bills this summer. Simple decisions like turning off your plugged-in devices with a switch on your power strip can save you 5-10% on your energy bill! Check it … [Read More...]


The Story of the FIFA World Cup Trophy

Germany and Argentina will compete for the FIFA World Cup Trophy and title this Sunday, July 13, in Rio de Janeiro. But before you watch the winning team rejoice in victory, you might be surprised to learn that victors actually don’t get to take the trophy … [Read More...]