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i want facts, figures & long, boring reports!

Where can I find the latest figures and in-depth reports on annual U.S. government subsidies? [more inside]
posted by glaucon on Sep 16, 2011 - 4 answers

Should I cash this check?

I served on grand jury duty and received a check today for the standard $40 a day. However, I had told the court previously that my job did not dock my pay, so I should not receive a check for my service. Should I cash it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2009 - 32 answers

Is it becoming the norm for people to work more than one (or even two) jobs just to stay afloat?

Is it becoming a more acceptable trend for individuals to work more than one job just to maintain a certain standard of living? I work three jobs (my wife also works full-time) and yet it seems as if we barely can keep ourselves afloat on a monthly basis. Help me from going crazy here! [more inside]
posted by msposner on Sep 1, 2008 - 50 answers

Monetary Policy and the Fed, when do we raise and lower rates and why?

Economics Filter: Monetary Policy and the Fed, when do we raise and lower rates and why? [more inside]
posted by idledebonair on Apr 22, 2008 - 8 answers

Do I qualify for food stamps?

Food Stamp Filter: I'm a new graduate student in a 5 year program and my fellowship, while nice, precludes me from taking out any student loans. my mom suggested I look into food stamps, but I can't figure out if I qualify. Help! [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Sep 2, 2006 - 18 answers

Can the "National Grants Conferences" service really help me find a government grant?

Has anyone attended a "National Grants Conferences" (nationalgrants.com) event? Are they for real? Will they really help you find government grant money, or is it just a hugemondo scam? [more inside]
posted by jwhowa on Mar 4, 2006 - 7 answers

Where does the money for the budget come from in times of deficit?

This may seem profoundly easy to some of you, but I'm perplexed. [more inside]
posted by heartquake on Feb 6, 2006 - 20 answers

State quarters impact on inflation

A couple of years ago I told some friends that I thought that the major reasoning behind the State Quarters was to design a project that would cause money to be intentionally taken out of circulation by collectors.

I am terrible at math, but I figured that if only a million people collected all fifty of them, it's still a lot of money, and should have some impact on inflation. Does it? [more inside]
posted by interrobang on Feb 15, 2005 - 20 answers

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