Millennials Struggle with the Theory of Hard Work

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  Millennials Struggle with the Theory of Hard Work by Amy Lignor   With the political fight that’s occurring out there, the theory of what hard work really means is a subject of discussion. Take the present-day billionaires in the millennial category. There are those out there who are extremely jealous of those people who […]

The Business of “Fear” Brings in $8 Billion a Year

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  The Business of “Fear” Brings in $8 Billion a Year by Amy Lignor   There are aspects of Halloween everyone knows about. From the scary boogeyman to the haunted houses set up in cities and counties from sea to shining sea, the world certainly understands that the “frightening” is also the “entertaining” when it […]

2016 Brings About Layoffs to a Variety of Industries

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2016 Brings About Layoffs to a Variety of Industries by Amy Lignor   From tobacco to alcohol, with brand names that have incurred huge amounts of cash during their long-term years in business, layoffs have still been announced at a rapid pace in 2016. Even from those companies that have increased their profits. Altria is […]

Feds Eyeing a Crackdown on Predatory Payday Lenders

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  Feds Eyeing a Crackdown on Predatory Payday Lenders By Burt Carey The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing new regulations designed to place limits on excessively high-interest loans issued by short-term lenders. The CFPB proposal would require so-called payday lenders to prove borrowers have an ability to repay a loan by the time […]

Budweiser Replaces its Logo with America Through Election Day

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  Budweiser Replaces its Logo with America Through Election Day By Burt Carey In a nod toward patriotism seldom seen in corporate circles these days, Budweiser has refashioned its 12-ounce cans and bottles with an iconic name, America. The country’s biggest-selling brew has replaced its name for the summer season and will continue the promotion […]

New Home Sales Jump in April

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  New Home Sales Jump in April By Burt Carey Sales of new homes hit their highest rate since 2008 in April, according to the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. April sales increased 16.6 percent over March figures, which correlates to a seasonally adjusted rate of 619,000 home sales projected for the year. The median […]

Small Brand – Huge Idea

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  Small Brand – Huge Idea by Amy Lignor   Big business will consistently state that although they are trying to make their products more environmentally safe, or trying to become more eco-friendly, the proof they are doing so remains slim to none. To be fair, there are various industries, such as the lodging industry, […]

Tips for Building a Farm Pond

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  Tips for Building a Farm Pond By Burt Carey Growing up in rural Northern California, my two brothers and I were blessed to have a down-the-road neighbor who allowed us to fish in his farm pond just about anytime we wanted. It came to be known to us as Jack’s Lake. The pond sat […]

Wyoming Landowner Wins Battle With EPA Over Stock Pond

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  Wyoming Landowner Wins Battle With EPA Over Stock Pond By Burt Carey All Andy Johnson wanted was a small pond to provide water for his cattle. What he got was a $16 million fine from the Environmental Protection Agency. Johnson, a professional welder who owns a 9-acre cattle farm in Fort Bridger, Wyo., received […]

Takata Air Bag Recall Could Affect 40 Million U.S. Vehicles

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  Takata Air Bag Recall Could Affect 40 Million U.S. Vehicles By Burt Carey Safety air bags on as many as 40 million U.S. automobiles are on the Takata Corporation’s short list for recalls, according to published reports this week. The Japanese air bag manufacturer has been under pressure by U.S. transportation officials to replace […]