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Minimum Wages and Inflation



In the United States, the Federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Since 2014, however, 26 states have raised their minimum wage. There has been a push to bring the national minimum wage to $15 and some states and cities are leading the charge. For instance, California and Washington D.C.…

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“Don’t do what I did” and two other powerful tips for college-bound kids



It’s that time of year again. The smell of freshly purchased notebooks, pizza grease and the only kind of sweat you get from hauling 27 plastic totes up four flights of un-air-conditioned stairs is in the air. (Are dorm elevators always broken?!) This year, millions of parents across the country…

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