Houses have an almost magical ability to accumulate junk, and everyone seems to have stuff they don’t really want and won’t ever use. Instead of letting that box of unused electronics or your great aunt’s porcelain cat collection turn you into an unwilling hoarder, why not sell it off and make some extra cash? You can try doing it yourself (check out 13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale) or take your stuff to a local consignment shop (although you’re going to pay a large commission fee – at least 40 percent of the sale price, according to MSN). Like everything else these days, online is where’s happening. But if you want to earn top dollar, make sure you target the right market:
The usual advice is to dress above your station, and it's sound. Just make sure to dress for the job that you want.
In 2011, stocks were the most correlated they'd been in 80 years, which meant investors could skip out on doing intense stock-specific research and just focus on getting the market right. Investment moves were dominated by European headlines as well.
In early December reports, consumer sentiment increased, to a reading of 67.7, but fell 9.13 percent below the level seen last year.
Running space heaters in a few rooms while keeping the rest of the house cool is a great energy and money-saving tactic
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Without a major tax overhaul, it will be hard for Congress to ever get rid of an generous tax break for 160 million workers.
If terrorists get hold of some of Qaddafi's 20,000 shoulder-fired missiles and manage to bring down an airliner in the United States, the economic repercussions would be huge. Antimissile systems exist, but so far US airlines have balked at the expense.
Millionaires recognize that it makes sense to provide their customers with more buying power by renewing the payroll tax holiday and paying for it with a surcharge on their incomes, even if Republicans don't
46 million people are living with the help of US government food handouts, and the average income figure is misleading.
In September, 430,434 recipients were added to the federal food stamp program
Don't worry about the international status of the dollar. The US dollar will be the world's reserve currency for decades to come.