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26
Jun
The Finances of Fortnite: How Much Are People Spending on This Game?

In October of 1958, Physicist William Higinbotham created Pong, which is thought to be the world's first video game. Since then, video games have become part of mainstream culture, and every so often a transcendent game comes out, like Pac-Man or World of Warcraft, that brings in billions in revenue. Released in July of 2017, Fortnite may […]

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19
Jun
Zelle is Quickly Catching Up to Venmo

"Just Google it." "Are we going to Uber there?" "Can you Venmo me?" Sometimes a company and it's product becomes so mainstream, it becomes an actionable verb. ​And, when it comes to peer-to-peer (P2P) payment applications, Venmo has taken the clear lead. However, a new LendEDU survey revealed that Zelle is not far behind Venmo, and the […]

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12
Jun
A Financial Comparison of Mother’s Day & Father’s Day

Whether they paid for your education, drove you around countless times, cleaned up the messes you left behind, or did all three and then some, most of us are quite indebted to our parents. That is why we have both Mother's Day and Father's Day – two days out of 365 that are meant for us […]

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24
Apr
Over Two-Thirds of College Students Would Use a Student Loan Created By Amazon

If Amazon were to announce tomorrow that it was expanding into the residential real estate market, would anyone really be surprised?Amazon's growth and expansion into numerous verticals has been unparalleled in the American economy. Just last month, The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was in talks with the big banks, including JPMorgan Chase & […]

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17
Apr
Average Marijuana Consumer Will Spend $146 to Celebrate 4/20 This Year & Over One-Third Will Skip Work

Marijuana has become relatively mainstream in American society today.And on no day is pot bigger than on April 20, commonly referred to as "4/20." ​For marijuana consumers, 4/20 is akin to Christmas, Thanksgiving, and the Fourth of July all rolled up into one big holiday. Similar to how the holiday season is the biggest time for […]

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10
Apr
The Inflation of the Tooth Fairy

One of the more exciting experiences as a child is losing your baby teeth. At first, you notice one of your teeth is a bit loose, then there is a wiggle, and then you anxiously await the next bite or movement that will finally set your baby tooth free.Then the real fun begins.Because the only […]

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09
Apr
What Are Senior Citizens’ Biggest Financial Regrets From Their Twenties?

For the everyday consumer, getting a grasp on finances can be stressful or even seemingly impossible.It could take years of balancing a budget and living paycheck-to-paycheck - a crash course of sorts - to full understand the ins-and-outs of personal finance allowing someone to position him or herself for a better financial future.Unfortunately for some, irrespon

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03
Apr
What Would You Do For A Raise? | 35% of Americans Would Give Up the Right to Vote

Just when you think you have enough, you realize you want just a little bit more.That saying can apply to many of life's scenarios, especially when talking about money. At one point or another, most people have found themselves in a situation where they needed just a little more money to get what they were dying to […]

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29
Mar
How Much Do Americans Spend on the Lottery? | LendEDU’s 2018 Lottery Study

At the time of this writing, there has yet to be a winning ticket drawn for the Mega Millions jackpot; the prize is now sitting at $502 million, which is the fourth time the pot has climbed past half a billion dollars.On Friday, millions of Americans will head to their local convenience store, pick their […]

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28
Mar
Best Cities to Start a Small Business

For anyone striving to start their own business there are many factors to consider before going ahead and starting. One of these is finding a location for your office. Whether you are working from home or looking for office space, it isn't easy to start the process, so we decided to help you get the […]

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