winter games

Fun Facts About the Winter Games

Every four years the worldwide view of snow changes. Instead of being seen as a part of the morning news forecast, that fluffy white powder becomes a platform for some of the greatest athletes to perform their remarkable skill. Athletes from roughly 90 countries will participate in the 2018 sporting […]

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us currency

A Brief History of U.S. Currency

Our paper currency is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which is one of the most visited buildings of the U.S. Government. Why is our currency green? Why do we have paper and coin options? U.S. Currency has a colorful history worth exploring. First, let’s start at the beginning.

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life skills

25 Basic Skills You Should Know

The early years of school cover a wide variety of topics: math, reading, writing, how our government is arranged and why the sky is blue. However, there are many basic skills that we should learn but miss out on since they aren’t always part of the standard curriculum. Some of [...]
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The Resume Shuffle

During the height of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate reached 10%; recently, it has dropped to 4.1%.1 However, there’s a “shadow” statistic that’s rarely reported: the labor participation rate, which is the percentage of Americans who are either working full-time, or are actively seeking full-time employment. Immediately preceding the recession the […]

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Tips to Save More on Holiday Expenses

The holidays are a time for friends, family, celebrating and… spending way too much money. Between gifts, parties and festive events, you end up starting the year at zero, which never feels good. This year, keep some of that money in your bank account without sacrificing any of the jolly […]

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