government

Why is the Secretary of the Treasury So Important?

Does the name Jacob Lew sound familiar? You may have heard his name, but many do not know that he has been Secretary of the Treasury since 2013. More disconcerting, too many Americans do not understand why the Treasury Secretary is such an important position. The Treasury Secretary is a […]

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hosting

Monthly Challenge: How to Host on a Budget

Hosting a get-together, especially around the holidays, is a great way to carve out time for friends and family amidst the hectic rush of day-to-day life. You can unwind, catch up with your loved ones and enjoy some great food and drinks. But anyone who’s hosted even a small gathering […]

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shopping

Monthly Challenge: How to Shop Smarter

Shopping can be challenging as we try to find items that are not only of good quality, but also of good value. There are so many options online and in stores how can you be certain you’re getting the best deal? Scroll through some of the great tips we’ve found to […]

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unemployment rate

How Does the Government Calculate the Unemployment Rate?

The number of people in the workforce is one of the most watched statistics that the federal government tracks each month. More people at work means more state and federal taxes collected by the government. More people at work also means more families are able to earn money and thus, […]

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auto loan

Top Auto Loan Companies in U.S.

Automobile sales have been one of the key drivers of the U.S. economy for nearly a century. And one of the most important forces behind car sales is car financing. When preparing to buy a new or used vehicle, most consumers also prepare to finance that same purchase. Auto sales […]

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