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Hawaii Starts Gas Surge Trend With $4/Gallon State Average

Gas prices hit $4.00/gallon on Monday in Hawaii making them the first state in years to hit $4.00/gallon. Some stations in Hawaii are even charging as much as $4.24/gallon. How does Hawaii compare to the rest of the country? The national average of a gallon of gas is currently $3.56/gallon. This is a $.05 increase from last week and a $.43 increase from a ...

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Gas Prices Increases $.14 in One Week! How is This Affecting You?

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Gas prices have risen $.14 in one week. The new national average of a gallon of gas is $3.51. How is this affecting you? This is beginning to concern me and I'm beginning to believe the former Shell gas station C.E.O.'s prediction of $5.00/gallon gas in 2012 may actually come true. YIKES! ...

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Retailers Create Make-Believe Holiday to Boost Sales

St. Patrick's day is around the corner. It has typically be thought of as just an alcohol-induced binge fest. But not this year. According to The National Retail Federation, 52.4% of Americans are expected to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year. This number is up from last year's 45.2% and is the highest in the previous eight years. Retailers want to take ...

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The Economist Suggests MBA’s Are Worthless

NOTE: More details at: Whatnextquest.com 8 years ago as an 18 year old college student, I sat in a classroom of peers who were studying to receiving under-grad degrees in business administration. Many including myself had plans to continue our education and go after our MBA. One day, while taking a business marketing course I looked around at my peers and ...

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God Gets Foreclosed On! Church Foreclosures Reach All-Time High

Apparently the recession is not only too difficult for us humans too handle. But it is also apparently too difficult for God too handle. Church foreclosures in 2010 were at an all-time high. According to data aggregator CoStar, Church Foreclosures in 2010 reached 96. In 2006, church foreclosures were at a meager 2. While the numbers may be low, the exponential ...

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Stores Expected To Go Out Of Business in 2011

One great thing about a recession is that it gets rid of bad businesses. These are the business that overcharge and under-deliver or just plain suck! As consumers cut back on spending, the first thing they analyze is what companies they do business with who do them wrong. The best example of this is Blockbuster. I've seen it coming for 10 years. Blockbuster is a ...

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1 BIG Reason You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of China

Over the last couple of weeks there's been a lot of talk about the impact China has and the influence it is gaining in the world's economy. We just borrowed 1 trillion dollars from China and it's made a lot of people including me wonder what kind of social and financial strangle hold does China have over the U.S. and the rest of the world. There's a lot of ...

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Gas Prices High? This is Why!

Have you noticed gas prices getting higher recently? I drive a sports coupe, so unfortunately I have to fill up with premium gas, so I REALLY feel the prices at the pump. Just a few weeks ago gas was $2.89/gallon. Today I saw gas at one station that was $3.19/gallon. WTF??? I just came across an incredible article from BBC which explains it all... In Europe, ...

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