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Recycle Crisis Sweeps Across America After China Halts Plastic Waste Imports [VIDEO]

Recycle Crisis Sweeps Across America After China Halts Plastic Waste Imports

China has cut plastic shipments from the U.S. by 99.1% causing recycling and waste companies to now slap municipalities with higher service fees. China’s ban on imported plastic leaves fewer options to recycle. Some shipments had been diverted to Canada, but it looks like most plastic waste will end up in landfills.

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Shelter-In-Place, Close Air Vents Order Given As “Uncontrolled” Chemical Fire Rages In Houston Area [VIDEO]

Shelter-In-Place, Close Air Vents Order Given As “Uncontrolled” Chemical Fire Rages In Houston Area [VIDEO]

A petrochemical terminal is on fire at an oil storage facility in Deer Park, Texas just outside of Houston and has been raging throughout the day Sunday. City officials have warned residents to shelter in place and further advised them to close air ventilation systems in their homes and close all windows.

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Here’s How Much Your Healthcare Costs Rise As You Age

Here’s How Much Your Healthcare Costs Rise As You Age

By the time you reach 65 years old, average healthcare costs are $11.3K per person, per year in the United States. This is nearly triple the annual average cost of when you’re in your 20s and 30s. Even if your insurance company or Medicare covers most of that bill, the typical American can still be on the hook for a very large sum of money to cover their healthcare costs as they age.

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How The Fed’s Six Years Of QE Transformed Young Americans Into Socialists

How The Fed’s Six Years Of QE Transformed Young Americans Into Socialists

The Fed’s quantitative easing (QE), also known as large-scale asset purchases, inflated asset prices and bailed out baby boomers at the political cost of pricing out millennials from many asset markets, including homes and the stock market. That has since driven wealth inequality across the country to levels never seen before. When expansionary monetary policy drives asset prices higher than wage growth, the average person, or the entire bottom 90% of Americans, fall behind the curve.

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Thousands Of Medical Professionals Are Losing Their Licenses For Not Paying Their Student Debt

Thousands Of Medical Professionals Are Losing Their Licenses For Not Paying Their Student Debt

Some 1,000 healthcare workers have lost their licenses to practice in Florida due to their inability to pay off their student debt. There are additionally 12 other states that have the power to take away healthcare licenses for unpaid student loans. However, so far Florida is the only state actually enforcing the law. Could we see others join as student debt and delinquency continues to grow?

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$100 Bills See Mysterious Surge In Circulation

$100 Bills See Mysterious Surge In Circulation

The number of outstanding U.S. $100 bills has doubled since the financial crisis, with more than 12 billion of them across the world, according to the latest data from the Federal Reserve. C-notes have passed $1 bills in circulation. Generally, economists believe the surge is related to people around the world wanting to hoard cash but, multiple factors could explain the increase in C-notes.

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