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utilitarianism

An ethical philosophy in which the happiness of the greatest number of people in the society is considered the greatest good. According to this philosophy, an action is morally right if its consequences lead to happiness (absence of pain), and wrong if it ends in unhappiness (pain).

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What is a Sole Proprietorship?

With more than 17 million operating in the United States, nearly 70 percent of businesses operate as sole proprietorships. In addition to the relative simplicity compared to large corporations, ... Read Full Article

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Why One Should Avoid Financing

by Amy Fontinelle

If you don't owe anyone money, you won't have to worry about late fees, interest, annual fees, or over-the-limit fees. The best way to treat yourself to something nice is to save up for it and buy it when you can truly afford it. The peace of mind that will come with not financing your purchase will be like treating yourself twice. ...Read more

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