Black Friday: Behind the Numbers

November 18, 2012  |  Financial, Shopping  |  No Comments

One of the most fascinating days in the shopping world is Black Friday. Customers love the amazing deals, and business owners love the incredible profits. Black Friday takes place the day after thanksgiving, and is billed by retailers as their “big sale” day. Every thanksgiving day, people all over America receive special fliers containing all of the sales that will be found in stores the coming day. After dinner, many people suit up and get in line at the store they saw the most enticing deals at, getting ready to wait through the entire night so that they can beat everyone else to the best deals available.
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Student Loan Debt: How Big Will the Bubble Grow?

November 5, 2012  |  Educational, Financial  |  No Comments

Most young men and women now use student loans to finance their college educations. The amount of student loan debt in the United States is now over one trillion dollars which means that people need to take the matter of repaying their loans very seriously.
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The True Cost of Owning an iPhone 5

October 15, 2012  |  Financial, Technology  |  No Comments

iPhone 5, the latest iPhone model, is considered by many as a very expensive smartphone. What is the actual cost of owning one of these trendy gadgets? At the very least, you can get a good deal by signing a contract that goes between two and three years with a wireless carrier. Wireless carriers offer very attractive discounts on the iPhone 5. According to many users, it is the best smartphone on the planet. Better yet, you can put your hands on this device for just $199.
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