Banks vs. Credit Unions

On the surface, banks and credit unions appear to serve similar functions. However, there are many differences between the two. The stark distinction is that banks are under obligation to stockholders, whereas a credit union is a member-owned institution. Before making a decision as to which you should use, it is important to review the… Continue reading Banks vs. Credit Unions

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Cities With The Hottest Summers

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) the southwestern region of the United States (Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico), California, Florida, and Hawaii experienced the hottest weather in 2013. The city with the highest recorded temperature (according to NCDC data) in 2013 was Death Valley, California, which recorded… Continue reading Cities With The Hottest Summers

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A Look At Hospital Quality In Brazil

With all the controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) one thing is certain: healthcare is a hot topic. Opponents of a universal healthcare system have claimed that the United States offers the best healthcare in the world because it operates in a free market. It’s easy to take issue with that assertion, especially… Continue reading A Look At Hospital Quality In Brazil

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