Lotteries and prize drawings are big businesses throughout the world. They entice significant amounts of spending from individuals who dream of scooping up a huge and potentially life-changing cash prize. Their proceeds also go to public sectors, including education, park services, and funds for veterans and seniors. In the UnitedContinue Reading


Gas taxes are excise taxes you pay when you fill up your car with gas. The federal government and states both impose gas taxes, with much of the revenue raised going toward fixing highways and other infrastructure projects. State gas taxes range from just under 10 cents to nearly 60Continue Reading


The purchase of a home is a very expensive undertaking and usually requires some form of financing to make the purchase possible. In most cases, the potential buyer goes to the bank and takes out a mortgage for the acquisition. The assumable mortgage is an alternative to this traditional technique.Continue Reading