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Industry giants changing foreign manufacturing plans due to Trump

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Donald Trump said he would work every day to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States and two major makers have reportedly decided to do so even before the president-elect takes office. First, Trump met with Ford chairman Bill Ford and Mr. Ford reportedly told the president-elect that his company would not be relocating their Kentucky plant to Mexico. ...

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Best Buy and Target offering free shipping for the holidays

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Retailers Best Buy and Target are offering free shipping during the holidays for online orders. Best Buy and Target have both announced that online purchases will ship for free from Black Friday through New Year’s Day in an effort to bolster their ecommerce platforms. Offering free shipping ahead of the holiday season could help boost spending across Best Buy’s existing shopper ...

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Why Are Americans Working Fewer Hours?

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Kelly, a college student, also works full-time at a nearby grocery store. But her hours were just cut to 29 per week. Why? Because of a new regulation on employers imposed by the Affordable Care Act; a regulation harming millions of working Americans.

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Why is College So Expensive?

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Why is college tuition so high? Why are so many students in so much debt? Is it the fault of colleges, the government, or both? And can anything be done?

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How Much Money Have Humans Created? [video]

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Ever wonder how much money exists? This video compares the world’s richest people, the biggest companies, physical currency, the gold market, the stock market, global debt, and other things to give you a sense of the size of how much money actually exists.

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New Obama regulations could make cars unaffordable for millions

At the end of last month, the Obama administration announced that manufacturers would be required to build cars with much higher average fuel economy ratings, but at what cost? The Obama Administration today finalized groundbreaking standards that will increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg for cars and light-duty trucks by Model Year 2025. According to the American ...

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How to launch and grow a startup

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Launching an idea is much more complicated than coming up with one. Once an idea just won’t leave you be, it’s time to think about execution. This infographic organizes some of the greatest thoughts on launching and growing a startup from the top minds that have launched or funded the best in the country. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

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The truth about the trade imbalance

At no time besides elections does the trade imbalance — the difference between the monetary value of a country’s imports and exports — become such an important yet poorly understood issue. According to recent information compiled by the Census Bureau, the United States’ trade deficit as of June 2016 stands at $39.47 billion, down slightly from a previous level of ...

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Good News? You can now buy airline tickets with monthly payments

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As adamant disciples of a debt-free life, we can’t promote paying for airline tickets at up to 30% interest, but, if you’re just silly enough to do it – here’s how. CheapAir.com has teamed up with financial services company Affirm to allow fliers to take out three, six and 12-month purchase plans to cover their airfare. In an emergency, there ...

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Why in the World Are Taxes Levied on Money Itself?

BY JP Cortez Imagine if you asked a grocery clerk to break a $5 bill, and he charged you a 35 cent tax. Silly, right? After all, you were only exchanging one form of money for another. But try walking to a local precious metals dealer in more than 25 states and exchanging 20 Federal Reserve notes for an ounce ...

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