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Hey, Big Spender!
Are you a Big (Online) Spender? Try separating your “daydream browsing” from “reality purchasing” by selecting desired items and leaving them in your virtual shopping cart for a few days. In a few days, you might not have as much need for those green suede heels or that trendy chartreuse neck tie. Even better: Many items are marked down each season, so the chances of your selections being reduced in price is likely, and it’s better to buy low, as they say! #Helpful Hacks

October 1:
In 1949, Mao Zedong declared the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. For more, click here.

October 8:
In 1922, Lillian Gatlin becomes the first woman pilot to fly across the United States. For more, click here.

October 15:
In 1939, New York Municipal Airport was dedicated; the airport name was later changed to La Guardia Airport (LGA). For more, click here.

October 22:
In 1861, Abraham Lincoln imposes the first federal income tax by signing the Revenue Act. In need of funds with which to pursue the Civil War, Lincoln and Congress agreed to impose a three-percent tax on annual incomes more than $800. For more: click here.

October 29:
In 1929, The DJIA dropped 11.7%. Dubbed “Black Tuesday”, the most severe day of the crash, 16 million shares were dumped on the market by panicked investors as America’s Great Depression commenced. Prices plunged $14 million on Wall Street and by mid-November, $30 billion of the $80 billion worth of stocks listed in September were wiped out. For more, click here.

 

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”-Mark Twain
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“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.”-John F. Kennedy
Read more about John F. Kennedy.

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