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The Lehman Brothers collapse will go down as one of the biggest financial failures in history - but how did it start, and what has the economy learned since then?
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To avoid being the proverbial broke college student at your school, there are numerous ways to earn extra cash while in college -- from tutoring to driving for Uber and Lyft.
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Fiscal policy is how the government influences the economy by using taxes or spending to control economic growth. But what are the affects of fiscal policy?
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What Is the European Union? Its Purpose, History and How it Looks in 2018
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Seven sates don't have state income tax, including Wyoming and Alaska. But what is it really like to be exempt from income tax?