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POSTNov 27, 2019
In 1924, Macy’s flagship store expanded to 1 million square feet and covered an entire city block in New York City. To showcase the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and the beginning of the holiday shopping season, Macy’s decided to host a parade on Thanksgiving morning. The Macy’s employees dressed up in different costumes, . . .
POSTOct 07, 2019
Millionaires and billionaires obviously don’t need to be frugal, but it’s possible to learn valuable lessons about finance and frugality from these successful people. The richest people tend to be quite regimented in the way they manage their personal finances, often practicing surprisingly frugal habits in their daily lives. Those who may not be as . . .
POSTMay 23, 2019
Memorial Day, which unofficially marks the beginning of summer, has an official significance behind it. Memorial Day is meant to honor and remember those who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day is that Memorial Day honors all those that have died while serving in the . . .
POSTMay 10, 2019
I believe everyone can be in agreeance on why we celebrate Mother’s Day. We celebrate Mother’s Day to express our gratitude for the women in our lives that have worked through so much and have made tremendous sacrifices to give us the opportunity to learn and grow throughout life. It goes without saying, that being . . .
POSTMay 06, 2017
$100,000 bills were printed, but not publicly circulated, and were only used for federal reserve bank transactions. A portrait of Woodrow Wilson, who served as the 28th President of the United States, is featured on the front of the bill. This infographic depicts all the forms of US paper and coin currency produced in the United States, . . .
POSTFeb 02, 2017
When the President of the United States has to get around, it’s usually in style, surrounded by millions of dollars’ worth of security detail and very expensive equipment, such as Air Force One. Here is a historical look throughout history of our presidents’ vehicles by Land, Sea and Air. SEE THE FULL INFOGRAPHIC While getting . . .
POSTJan 30, 2017
Depression Era tactics for the most frugal way of life – Would you ever wear a burlap dress made from the bag of flour you purchased at the grocery store today? Compared to today, where most things are disposable, the generation that lived through the Depression Era, lived a very different life. To say the least, it . . .
POSTDec 08, 2016
Surprising, the history of license-plates began as hand-painted initials on a vehicle to identify its owner. Even more shocking is that motorized vehicles were considered “2nd class” to horse-and-rider until the early 1900’s when a law was passed giving them “equal rights”. Cars were even banned in some townships and considered “unnatural”. The rainbow of colors and history of the . . .