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  • Poll: Shopping While Drunk Costs Americans $447 Annually

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 6, 2018
    A survey of 2,000 Americans has found that purchases made while drunk, whether for a slice of pizza or cab fare or a funny hat you've just GOT to have because people will think it's hilarious, adds up to an average of $447 per year. 
  • Despite Working, Near 1 in 4 Millennials Rely on Parental Supplements

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 5, 2018
    Despite holding down jobs of their own, a recent survey has found that 24 percent of those aged 18-34, typically referred to as "millennials," still get financial help from their parents. 
  • Fed Chair Warns Rising Student Debt Could Be Affecting Economy

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 1, 2018
    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, speaking before Congress, warned that rising student debt levels could become a drag on the economy. 
  • Moon May Soon Get Cell Service

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 28, 2018
    Ever been on the moon and wanted to send a picture to your friends, but you've got no bars? Sure it annoying. That's one of the reasons why, as part of the first privately-funded moon mission in history, companies plan to put a 4G mobile network on the lunar surface. 
  • Credit Card Debt Over $11,525 Is Dating Dealbreaker for 75 Percent of Americans

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 27, 2018
    Carrying around a lot of credit card debt does not exactly help one's dating prospects, but how much is too much? A recent survey says that the magic number is $11,525. 
  • Of the 902 New Cryptocurrencies Launched in 2017, 46 Percent Have Failed

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 26, 2018
    Everyone, it seems, has been talking about cryptocurrencies, and more than one savvy entrepreneur has thought about developing one of their own. But before buying into the latest Initial Coin Offering (ICO), take note that a recent study has found that, of the 902 ICOs launched last year 46 percent have already failed. 
  • Entrance to Top 1 Percent Costs $480,930

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 23, 2018
    Recent IRS statistics show that to be counted as among the top 1 percent of the country in terms of income, one must make at least $480,930. 
  • Nasdaq Suggests That Just Putting "Blockchain" In Your Name May Be Misleading Investors

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 22, 2018
    Nasdaq recently suggested that the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea and Long Blockchain Corp. more recently, may be misleading investors and has threatened to delist the unprofitable business. 
  • Economists Estimate "Pokemon Go" Responsible for $2B to $7.3B in Damage

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 21, 2018
    An upcoming paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research says that, within the first 150 days of its release, the hit game "Pokemon Go" was responsible for between $2 billion to $7.3 billion in property and equipment damage.
  • NYC Millennials Breaking Budgets on Housing Costs

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 20, 2018
    A survey of over 1,000 renters and homeowners across New York City has found that, while a sizable chunk of city dwellers spend more on housing than what they initially budgeted for, millennials are the most over-extended in terms of keeping a roof over their heads.