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College Presidents Make Millions As Tuition Rises For Students

11/03/2009
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The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that twenty-three college presidents made over one million dollars for the 2007-08 year as college tuition for students became costlier. The highest paid president made around $1.6 million but no president fell under $1.2 million. The question remains: are these salaries warranted? Tuition has been increasing steadily and...
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Wal-Mart and Amazon Compete By Lowering Book Prices To The Point Of Loss

10/17/2009
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Wal-Mart and Amazon.com are lowering prices of new, hardcover novels from best-selling authors. Some novels are getting prices as low as $9 while others are seeing prices cut in half. One wonders if this isn’t a throwback to Wal-Mart’s old tactics or running a competing retailer out of business, but will this work against...
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NASA Moon Crash Finds Questionable Signs of Water But Said to Be a Success

10/09/2009
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The moon crash by NASA has given mixed results by many who say there were signs of water and others who feel they hit a dry spot. The lunar crash was supposed to be a test for water on the moon, which is said by NASA officials to be needed if we are to...
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FDIC Prepay-Premiums Won’t Work

10/01/2009
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The FDIC ordered banks to prepay three years worth of premiums in order to replenish a weakened FDIC fund, which resulted from the massive bank failures that occurred this year stemming from the recession. The idea was to have these premiums, which amounted to three years worth of payments, on hand so that it...
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Fed Officials Unsure About Raising Interest Rates

09/30/2009
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The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates in a move to battle the coming recession when signs were clear our nation was heading that in that direction. Since, they have combated the effects of the recession while trying not to drive the value of the dollar down or stunting the growth of the economy.Lately, the...
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Credit Cards: The Fed Proposes New Terms to Aid Cardholders

09/30/2009
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Credit cards are in every pocket or purse of the average American. The ease in making purchases or when an emergency arises can all be easily handled by credit cards. However, despite the fact that practically every American own at the very least one credit card there are some issues that arise for card...
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