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Americans to have fewer choices for flying the friendly skies

Americans to have fewer choices for flying the friendly skies

Ten years of mergers in the American airline industry is about the leave U.S. travelers with fewer choices. Once the deal between American Airlines and US Airways goes through later ...
Avoiding wrong turns can save you money on vehicle leases

Avoiding wrong turns can save you money on vehicle leases

Thinking about leasing a new vehicle?  While it’s usually a pretty straight forward process, if you don’t do your homework before signing on the dotted line you could wind up ...
Lower jobless benefit claims sign of recovering economy?

Lower jobless benefit claims sign of recovering economy?

New data released by the Labor Department shows that as of the end of January fewer Americans were filing new jobless benefit claims. This is a new five year low and possibly a sign ...
Do you really deserve a raise?

Do you really deserve a raise?

Just because you want or need a raise doesn’t mean the company can afford it. No matter how well your employer may be doing, any decisions that involve money affect the entire company, ...
Simple Finance Facts to Help Your Money Work for You

Simple Finance Facts to Help Your Money Work for You

To many people, understanding personal finance and economics can be a confusing thing causing them to make serious mistakes with their money. However, if you follow some simple rules, ...
150 years later the economy does what rain, sleet or dark of night have not

150 years later the economy does what rain, sleet or dark of night have not

If the U.S. Postal Service has its way, there will soon be the end of an era. Saturday delivery of mail began in 1863, but current financial woes and ever-dropping revenues may do ...
Latest studies show traffic jams cost American consumers over $100 billion in wasted time and fuel

Latest studies show traffic jams cost American consumers over $100 billion in wasted time and fuel

Even though commuters are adjusting their driving schedules to adapt for traffic jams, recent studies show these daily delays on America’s highways are costing consumers over $100 ...
Happy Birthday IRS?

Happy Birthday IRS?

This month marks centennial anniversary for the passage of the 16th amendment to the United States Constitution. Simply put, its 100 years since the federal government made it legal ...
Student Loan Forgiveness- Short Term Fix with Long Term Effects?

Student Loan Forgiveness- Short Term Fix with Long Term Effects?

Could a proposal before Congress for student loan debt forgiveness be a much needed break for college graduates in financial distress?  Is this a short-term fix with long-term repercussions? Senators ...
Choosing Your College Degree Wisely- Will that Foreign Literature Degree Get You a Job?

Choosing Your College Degree Wisely – Will that Foreign Literature Degree Get You a Job?

     Recent surveys  show that nearly one-half of college graduates are not working in fields related to their degree. However, most students when surveyed stated they weren’t ...