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Strange and Unusual Taxes – Infographic

Strange and Unusual Taxes

As Ben Franklin said, and I paraphrase, the only two things certain in life are death and taxes.  But why are some taxes so much odder then others?  Today’s infographic looks at some of the more unusual taxes on the books.  Some we still have today, and others have thankfully faded away. [VIA]

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Posted by on April 3, 2014 in Infographics


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How the Federal Reserve Works – Infographic

How the Federal Reserve Works

Every time there is economic news we always read or hear about the Federal Reserve, but how many of us really know what it really does or what is actually accomplishes (which may be nothing, depending who you ask!).  Today’s infographic goes into great detail about the history and function of the Federal Reserve banking system, even if it’s less “visual” than the title would have you believe.  [VIA]

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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Infographics


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