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A Modern Look at the American Dream

In the land of the free with its gold paved streets and home of the brave, the American Dream is ever changing. Although life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness remain our core values as a nation, our individual goals continue to evolve alongside our culture and economy.

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Monthly Newsletter #1: New Year, New Month, New Zine

This month, The Burgundy Zine celebrated the release of the first issue More Money, First Issues which centered around the theme of finance.

We also hit the ground running with regular blog posts and multiple series including Tune-In Tuesdays, What in the World Wednesdays, as well as coverage of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

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The Burgundy Zine Issue #1: More Money, First Issues

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Burgundy Zine Issue #1: More Money, First Issues

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Don’t Spare Your Change

Whether you’ve just stumbled upon a lucky penny in the street, a quarter between your cushions, or a childhood piggy bank, don’t spare your change. Dimes may be a dozen, but a few dozen dimes definitely does double dependably and unexpectedly.

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What in the World Wednesdays #3: Wildlife Woes

The political climate grows more turbulent in the U.S. while President Donald Trump dodges allegations of his connection with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Across the waters, the UK is just 3 months away from their separation with the European Union.

Meanwhile, an egg has taken Instagram by storm, the host of this year’s Grammy Awards has been announced, and wildlife officials in Oregon have begun killing Sea Lions.

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The Downfall of Department Stores

The same department stores that shaped consumerism as we know it today are failing to evolve with the market. Big names such as Macy’s, J.C. Penney, and Sears have been forced to close their doors across the country. Not to mention, their stocks haven’t been worth more than mere pocket change in years. Who’s to blame? The brand or the consumer?

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Don’t be Afraid to Apply for Your First Credit Card

Your first credit card is the initial notch in the belt of building a lifetime of credit. While caution should be exercised, credit cards aren’t so evil. You have to establish credit in order to get a good mortgage, rent or lease a car, and apply for loans.

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