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Social Entrepreneurship History

This article was written by Phin Upham There is a new wave of entrepreneurship hitting the Web, and it’s having effects all over the world. It’s called social entrepreneurship, and these innovators are solving common problems around the globe. These professionals band together to solve complex challenges cheaply and efficiently. What they Do A social…

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A Brief History of FHA

This article was written by Phin Upham The failure of the banking system during the Great Depression caused a drastic decrease in the availability of home loans, which directly impacted home ownership in the United States. At the time, most mortgages were very short term, covering the span of only three to five years. The…

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Creating Currency through the National Bank Act of 1864

This article was written by Phin Upham One of the driving factors in the creation of our national currency was the National Bank Act of 1864. The legislation is actually composed of two acts, and they established several important precedents for our current financial system. The two acts dissolved the idea of a state bank…