7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Pearl Harbor
Seventy-seven years ago today, America was changed forever.
By Landess Kearns
Sure, we all know the date and the famous quote (Dec. 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy“) and, of course, the implications and significance (more than 2,000 Americans were killed in the attack, which launched the U.S. into World War II).
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What is Money?
By Investopedia | Updated January 9, 2018
Everyone uses money. We all want it, work for it and think about it. While the creation and growth of money seems somewhat intangible, money is the way we get the things we need and desire.
The task of defining what money is, where it comes from and what it's worth belongs to those who dedicate themselves to the discipline of economics. Here we look at the multifaceted characteristics of money.
Inspiring Presidential Quotes On Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness
By Drake Baer
John F Kennedy In honor of America's 238th birthday, we collected the finest aphorisms to come from the Oval Office.
They include life lessons from George Washington, leadership advice from Thomas Jefferson, and reflections on success from Abraham Lincoln.
These leaders probably had the toughest job in the world. Here are a few of the things they learned from it.
How Abraham Lincoln lost his birthday holiday
Scott Bomboy,National Constitution Center February 12, 2018
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 209th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
Currently, the Lincoln holiday is celebrated unofficially nationwide, as part of what many states call Presidents Day, which falls on Monday, February 19 this year. Just a few states celebrate the actual Lincoln birthday on its date. And technically, the federal Presidents Day commemorates George Washington’s observed birthday: There is no national holiday called Presidents Day.
Famous Quotes & History of Francis Bacon
Scientist, Lawyer (1561–1626)
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. Francis Bacon
Knowledge is power. Francis Bacon
He that hath knowledge spareth his words. Francis Bacon
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider. Francis Bacon
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other. Francis Bacon
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Francis Bacon
Silence is the virtue of fools. Francis Bacon
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order. Francis Bacon
The Spiritual Meaning Of Debt
By Jenny Griffin
This is the first in a three-part series on debt. This article pinpoints the spiritual meaning of debt and asks you to examine and begin re-writing your debt story.
Anyone who has been faced with debt knows what a never-ending struggle it can be. Every spare bit of income seems to go towards paying down the towering debt. It’s too easy to get caught up in the worry of meeting your responsibilities and appeasing your creditors. Once they’re paid, does it end there?
Sometimes, but very often it leads to further indebtedness, to ‘catch up’ to what you might feel you missed out on while you were so busy paying your other debts.
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