Month: December 2018

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How Advance Funeral Planning Will Benefit You and Your Family

Imagine getting your family and friends together—sharing meals and drinks, having a good time—and then you drop the bomb about passing away. Now, wouldn’t that be a bummer? How would their faces look like at the thought of introducing such a morbid topic? But looking past that, death is something we actually should plan for …

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National Historical Landmarks

Why National Historical Landmarks Aren’t Safe from Getting Torn Down

Featured Image from: National Park Service Look around your city and you might find several buildings that stand out, and not because they’re new. On the contrary, while the world around them evolves and old, run-down buildings turn into modern skyscrapers, these old buildings are a reminder of the city’s past, preserved not only through …

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How Governments Can Decrease Poverty Rates in the City

How Governments Can Decrease Poverty Rates in the City

The current poverty rate of the United States stands at 12.3 percent, or around 39.7 million Americans living below the poverty line. While the numbers are much lower than last year, it’s important to note that these numbers were measured by households, which means it does not include those living in poverty as homeless people, …

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the German Government Deliberately Downplayed Hitler’s Grave

Why the German Government Deliberately Downplayed Hitler’s Grave

Featured Image from: Newsweek When a person known for their bravery, kindness, wisdom, good leadership, and overall good deeds dies, you can imagine what their gravestone looks like: a huge burial plot, possibly an entire mausoleum, if not the entire memorial park, dedicated to that person. People would come to visit to celebrate that person’s …

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City Apartment

What to Expect Moving Into Your First City Apartment

Moving out of your parents’ house is a significant milestone for many young adults. No longer will your parents pull the “My house, my rules” card on you. Instead, it’s your money and your rules. Unfortunately, it’s also your burden. Now, I’ve been living in my apartment for over two years and have become accustomed …

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Lived in a Run-Down High Rise

I Lived in a Run-Down High Rise for Two Years. Here’s What I Learned

Broken elevators, sleeping guards, and questionable stores along the ground floor: these are things you’d expect to see in run-down high rises in the city. While you’re not wrong, there’s actually more too it than just that. During my later college years, I had to stay in such a place. Its exterior painting was worn …

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