What Stores Use Capital One for Their Branded Credit Cards?

Branded cards offer the best of both worlds — cash back for spending on specific brands and the credit card company’s conventional bonus categories. Capital One’s co-branded store cards are more attractive because of easy terms and lower fees than other issuers. So, what stores use Capital One for their branded credit cards? Keep reading […]

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The Cost of Good Health

The cost of good health is well into the thousands of dollars per year once you consider factors like healthy food, supplement spending, fitness spending, health insurance costs, and the costs of healthcare.

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Book Review: Nation of Victims, by Vivek Ramaswamy

Book Review: Nation of Victims: Identity Politics, the Death of Merit, and the Path Back to Excellence, by Vivek Ramaswamy. New York: Center Street/Hachette Book Group, 2022. 275 pp. $29.00. Nation of Victims is a strange book. By turns heartwarming anecdote, personal confession, history lesson, economics treatise, policy position paper, potted history of the highlights […]

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Should I Get An MBA?

Thinking about going to business school but not sure the MBA is the right move for you? Consider these 10 benefits of earning an accredited MBA as you make this important decision.

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The Growth of the Pharmaceutical Industry

To truly grasp the size and growth of the pharmaceutical market, we need to dig deep into sales revenue amounts and changes over time and projections based on years of past market data, as well as the major growth factors and challenges facing the industry today.

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The Dangers of Buying a Flipped House: You May Be Facing Hundreds of Thousands in Damage from a “Ticking Time Bomb”

Editor’s Preface: With the breakout success of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ FIXER UPPER program, flipped homes look more appealing than ever. Today’s homebuyers are likely to let their guard down when purchasing flipped houses, and people investing in house flipping may not appreciate the importance of using contractors that know what they’re doing and have […]

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Five Ways Individuals Can Think Globally and Act Locally

What does it mean to think globally and act locally? This oft-quoted concept calls on us to consider the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants even in the smallest and most immediate actions. In other words, when you act to support your local economy, community, and culture, you are making important contributions to improvements in living standards, sustainability, and economic fairness the world over. 

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How To Win the Lottery

The chances of striking it rich with the purchase of a lottery ticket are quite low indeed. But that doesn't mean it’s impossible. Perhaps even more encouraging—there are actually a few ways that you can improve your chances of winning. While we wouldn’t necessarily advise basing your future financial plans on buying the proverbial golden ticket, we recognize that playing the lottery can be fun. And there are steps you can take to improve your odds of winning the lottery. For most people, this will generally mean improving from terrible odds to merely bad odds. But hey, at least it’s something.

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What is a Side Hustle? Ten Reasons to Start a Side Hustle

The “side hustle” is one of the great phenomena of the Internet age. Now that we all have access to this wide world of engagement, communication, and commerce, we also have access to a certain type of economic and professional freedom that never previously existed. That doesn’t mean we can all just turn around and quit our day jobs in a blaze of digitally-liberated glory. But it does mean each of us has the chance to explore a side hustle—a personal pursuit that earns you a few extra dollars while fulfilling something within you that can’t be met by the responsibilities of your day job. 

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