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Financial Aid: Hindering the American Dream Financial Aid: Hindering the American Dream

As a student, after you get past the battle of getting into your favorite, or back-up, colleges, the next big step to work towards is paying for that said college. Everyone who is admitted to any college goes through this …

Gold Recovery? What Does This Mean For Business? Gold Recovery? What Does This Mean For Business?
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Gold has had a resurgence recently. This comes as good news for investors and people that follow the market closely. As of today, gold is on track for its biggest weekly gain in five weeks. Several analysts are saying that …

Mitt Romney: GOP Hopefuls Fish for the Money Machine Mitt Romney: GOP Hopefuls Fish for the Money Machine
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An AP story out of Boston yesterday morning is getting some traction: apparently, some of the 2016 Republican potentials with their sights on the White House are trying to quietly take advantage of Mitt Romney’s political operatives, in particular his …

Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism
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Late last week, The Bank of England announced that the face of author Jane Austen would adorn the country’s new 10-pound notes – some time in 2017. Austen will replace Charles Darwin, who has been the face of the bill. …

$92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World $92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World
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You’ve probably heard the expression “richer than God,” usually reserved for people like Bill Gates or some obscenely wealthy oil executive or something. Well, for a brief, shining moment today a Pennsylvania PR executive had a PayPal balance that would …

Taco Bell Accidentally Gives Customers Bag of Money Taco Bell Accidentally Gives Customers Bag of Money

A carload of friends in Holland, Michingan drove through Taco Bell on Saturday night and ordered chicken burritos, two soft-shell tacos with no cheese, and some drinks. They paid for their food, took their bags, and drove off. But, in …

Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America
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According to figures just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Facebook’s May 2012 IPO made San Mateo county, California the most well-paid area in the country. The average weekly worker wage in San Mateo County, California (home to Facebook’s …

$590 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed in Florida [UPDATED] $590 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed in Florida [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The winner is Gloria C. Mackenzie, an 84-year-old woman. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Florida Lottery officials have confirmed that someone has finally come forward to claim that $590.5 million Powerball jackpot. They’re set to have a press conference this afternoon. After …

Cashier Sells Self $1M Ticket, Sought NASCAR for Inspiration Cashier Sells Self $1M Ticket, Sought NASCAR for Inspiration
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When playing the Powerball, I guess there’s nothing like a little home-field advantage. A cashier at the Heartland Pit Stop in Doniphan, Missouri is a Powerball winner after she sold herself a winning ticket Saturday morning. As you probably know, …

Square Teases Square Cash, Money Transfers via Email Square Teases Square Cash, Money Transfers via Email

“Forget the ATM.” That’s the brief message that Square is displaying on a new page for Square Cash. It looks like Square is about launch a new money transfer feature. “Square Cash is the easiest way to send money to …

Google Wallet Gets Integrated With Gmail Google Wallet Gets Integrated With Gmail
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Google announced a lot of things today, but some it didn’t all make into the Google I/O keynote. On the Gmail blog, Google announced new Google Wallet integration for Gmail, which comes in the form of an “Attach Money” button. …

Powerball Jackpot Estimated at $360 Million Powerball Jackpot Estimated at $360 Million

Get those lucky numbers ready, folks, because anyone who can buy a lottery ticket in the United States has a shot at the recently-updated Powerball jackpot, and it’s a big one. According to reports, lottery officials estimate the new total …

Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency

Back in February, Amazon announced that Amazon Coins, its new virtual currency, would be coming to Kindle Fire devices in May. It’s May, and today, the company announced that the currency is now available. Customers can now start using the …

Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space

Canada just unveiled their new polymer $5 bank note, and they had a little help from someone that’s out of this world. Literally. Well, not its orbit (apologies). Anyway, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $140 Million Powerball Jackpot Up To $140 Million
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The Powerball jackpot is currently at $140 million, as nobody won the jackpot prize on Wednesday. The estimated cash value is $91.3 million. Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 9,19,31,56,59, Powerball: 2. There were no winners for the $2 million Match 5 …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $116 Million Powerball Jackpot Up To $116 Million

The Powerball jackpot is currently at $116 Million, as nobody won the jackpot prize on Saturday. The estimated cash value is $75.6 million. Saturday’s winning numbers were: 6,8,30,39,48, Powerball: 20. There were no winners for the $2 million Match 5 …

$10 Minimum Wage Proposed by Michigan Democrats $10 Minimum Wage Proposed by Michigan Democrats
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Michigan lawmakers are looking to raise their state’s minimum wage as debate heats up across the country over how the current rate and any changes to it would affect workers. The proposed bill looks to set the new minimum wage …

Powerball Jackpot Currently At $70 Million Powerball Jackpot Currently At $70 Million
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The Powerball jackpot is currently at $70 million, as nobody won the jackpot prize on Wednesday. The estimated cash value is $45.4 million. Wednesday’s winning numbers were: 1, 36, 40, 52, 53, Powerball: 20. There were no winners for the …

Paul McCartney: Richest Musician in the U.K., Again Paul McCartney: Richest Musician in the U.K., Again

Baby, you’re a rich man. For the 25th consecutive year, Sir Paul McCartney has been named the richest musician in the U.K. on the Sunday Times rich list. The 70-year-old former Beatle is estimated to be the proud owner of …

What Is Bitcoin? Well, Watch This Great Video and Find Out What Is Bitcoin? Well, Watch This Great Video and Find Out
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Have you been hearing a lot about Bitcoin lately? Do you have absolutely no idea what the hell people are talking about? Are you in the least bit troubled by your lack of understanding? Here, watch this video. It’s an …

Still Wondering If You Should Use Bitcoin? Read This. Still Wondering If You Should Use Bitcoin? Read This.
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Bitcoin is getting a lot of attention in the news this week with the value of a single Bitcoin surpassing $100, and the currency’s total value topping $1 billion. Naturally, a lot of questions are being asked. Questions like: What …