Money Makers

Top 5 Ways To Make Money Online

Ayvaunnn Penn, Techyville  It is no new story that times are hard, but I can tell you how to fill your pockets with new-found funds. With data courtesy of Fox News, I present to you the top 5 ways to make money online. 1. Sell art, crafts, or collectibles online If you have a creative streak that prompts you to create ...

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Blood Clots Caused by Birth Control Pills Lead to Massive Lawsuits

Millions in legal fees are being paid out to those affected by the popular birth control drug, Yaz.  The payments are linked to problems with blood clots that appeared in victims after trying the drug.  A study of over 1.3 million Danish women over nine years old says that many of the newer birth control pills can cause blood clots. ...

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Pong is Now 40 Years Old: The Game that Started the Entire Video Game Industry

If you are over the age 37, you probably remember the video game “Pong.”  This was the first video game ever and would be boring by today’s standards.  But for kids who’d never seen such a thing before, it was revolutionary and exciting.   This was the first video game to reach the mainstream, spawning billions more in sales in ...

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Rich Banker Whistle Blower Gets $104 Million Dollar Reward from the IRS

Maybe snitching can be more profitable than some of us might think.  A former banker with UBS was awarded a whopping $104 million from the IRS for reporting information on how wealthy bankers were hiding their money.  The award is the largest in US history. Bradley Birkenfeld opened the door for a settlement between the US government and UBS.  The ...

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Studies Suggest African American College Graduates Find More Success In Self-Employment

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According to a report by the Economic Policy Institute, 10.8% of African American college graduates were unemployed in comparison to an 8.7% for white graduates. The disparity found in the data points to larger issues of race, education, and social mobility in the United States. Last month the unemployment rate for African Americans (14.1%) was nearly double the national unemployment rate ...

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Five Reasons Why Financial Education is More Important than S*x Education in Public Schools

Two things that tend to affect our brains in the same way are money and sex.  They are also two things that can get us into the most trouble.  So, as a Finance Professor, I thought I would explain five reasons why Financial education is at least as important than sex education and why they should both be taught in ...

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Why the Founder of Victoria’s Secret Threw Himself off a Bridge

The Victoria’s Secret show costs more than $10 million to put on and is hailed as one of the most important fashion shows in the world.  What is not so known about the company is the tragic story of its founder, Roy Raymond.  Raymond started the company after being influenced by a shopping trip he’d just taken with his wife. ...

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Nokia Lumia 610 coming to China Unicom, Elop slips details in conference call

Chinese residents not willing to fork out for Nokia's flagship just got another option, the Lumia 610. China Unicom will be offering the littlest (and most recent) Lumia device, according to Stephen Elop, who managed to sneak the announcement into an at-times grim conference call held yesterday. While we knew the device was headed to all places Pacific , the device now looks set to join existing smartphone options on 3G (presumably low-price) plans

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BBC rolls out streaming sports coverage to 3G networks

After giving its iPlayer the nod to stream programming content over mobile networks in the UK, the Beeb has decided to do the same with its BBC Sport mobile site. Not only will you be able to stream live coverage, like the current crop of Euro 2012 football matches, but also any existing video content that was previously desktop-bound.

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Just Sick: Bubble Safari Game Gets 10.6 Million Users Last Week Alone

Zynga’s new game, “Bubble Safari” is absolutely off the charts.  The game launched just a little over a month ago, and has won the title of the fastest growing Facebook game in history.  The game has an unbelievable 14.8 million monthly active users, and gained 10.6 million of those users in the last week alone. Bubble Safari is the first ...

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