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Opportunity: Honey Nut Cheerios and A Star Wars Story

David Phillips is an icon when it comes to identifying opportunity and acting to earn max value out of food promotion for airline miles. In 1999, this civil engineer ran across a ConAgra promotion to redeem 10 UPC codes for 1000 airline miles or 1 UPC for 100 miles.  To his credit, he researched and […]

When did federal income taxes begin in the United States of America?  We can thank President Lincoln and Congress in 1861 for getting the ball rolling by imposing a 3% federal tax on incomes over $800 to fund the civil war.  Jump ahead to 1913 and we get the passage of the 16th amendment, the […]