Happy Fat (Budget) Tuesday!

Happy Fat (Budget) Tuesday!

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Happy fat Tuesday and for President Obama it is a VERY fat (budget) Tuesday! Today the President proposed the federal spending budget and it's a little out of control. While many Americans are celebrating Fat Tuesday in anticipation of the season of … [Read more...]

Be Thankful for the Right Things

Be Thankful for the Right Things

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Being thankful is a good thing, but how we do it is just as important. If we're too accustomed to forming our opinions by the words of others, then unscrupulous people -- and they abound -- can use thankfulness as a weapon to keep us from focusing on … [Read more...]

1 in 5 U.S. Families Now Receive Food Stamps

1 in 5 U.S. Families Now Receive Food Stamps

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As a GOP presidential contender during the last election cycle, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made headlines for describing Barack Obama as the “food stamp president.” Obviously, he received plenty of scorn and vitriol from Obama’s … [Read more...]

Investment Considerations For 2014

Investment Considerations For 2014

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How did your 2013 go, investment-wise? If statistics are anything to go by, chances are that you did all right. According to Motley Fool, the S&P enjoyed a 29.6 percent leap, the Dow Jones Industrial achieved its biggest one-year jump since 1995, … [Read more...]

$1 Trillion Spending Deal Sealed in D.C.

$1 Trillion Spending Deal Sealed in D.C.

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The House and Senate have approved a funding deal for Washington just two days away from what could have been another government shutdown. In the midst of negotiations, Republicans were able to nix spending on the controversial EPA and … [Read more...]

IRS Scrutinizes Conservative Groups

IRS Scrutinizes Conservative Groups

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Leave it to the FBI to leave the IRS alone. The IRS has heightened investigation of conservative groups (which is against the law). In response, the FBI has decided to take no action. So how did this targeting of conservative groups happen? … [Read more...]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

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December 2013 marked a shocking drop in the number of jobs added in the United States. Take a look at the full report and give us your thoughts: … [Read more...]

Macy’s Laying Off 2,500 [Video]

Macy’s Laying Off 2,500 [Video]

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Macy's is laying off 2,500 employees and closing certain stores. Regional offices are also merging. Take a look at the report and tell us what you think: … [Read more...]

Janet Yellen, First Female Fed Chair [Video]

Janet Yellen, First Female Fed Chair [Video]

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Janet Yellen has been confirmed as first female chair of the Federal Reserve. Check out the full report and tell us what you think! … [Read more...]

Minimum Wage Rises in 14 States in 2014 [Video]

Minimum Wage Rises in 14 States in 2014 [Video]

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Minimum wage is set to rise in 14 states as well as Washington, D.C. this year. What do you think? … [Read more...]