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Allowing access to digital money might make the economy worse

>> Chelsea Leonard Some of our parents still have not accepted the debit card. As part of the millennial generation, we’ve been open to online transactions sanctioned by banks that have been regulated by the government for years. Now, an alternative to using banks and credit cards has been presented. ...

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Marijuana affects the person and the economy

Marijuana has been the star of the media lately for several reasons. Colorado has become the most recent state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Marijuana has many uses for different kinds of people all over the world, but it is a drug with addictive properties and should only ...

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Changing prices will not be a good thing for most

With the start of a new year, many things are changing around the world, including some of the things we will have to pay for in our day-to-day lives. According to an article on CNNMoney by Melanie Hicken, there are five key things we will have to pay less for ...

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Knowing the history of Thanksgiving is important

— Ronniesia Reed Thanksgiving is a day many college students look forward to. After going so long without home-cooked meals, it is no surprise we cannot wait for the holidays. Many people make food the main focus of Thanksgiving, but are unaware of where the tradition of Thanksgiving really comes ...

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AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to stop charging customers for premium text messages

Telecommunications companies AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to stop charging customers for premium text messages, the unauthorized third-party charges that appear on cellphone bills, the state attorney general said Thursday. Vermont is leading 45 states in trying to end the unauthorized billing practice, called cramming, Attorney General Bill ...

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HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money

Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges. “It’s going to cost a lot of tax dollars to get this done,” says Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, a French software analysis company with offices ...

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