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We all love our money. And nothing says money like: Regulation. Okay, but seriously. The Federal Reserve is a nationwide banking system in place who’s goals include stabilizing market prices and moderating long-term interest rates (thanks Wikipedia). The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of twelve regional banks, and their responsibilities include helping to …

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Everyone who has an Instagram and visits Chicago has to do the same thing…head to Millennium Park and take a picture with one of the biggest tourist traps in America these days. It used to be on road trips visiting the largest rubber band ball or the world’s best ceramic cow, but now it’s that …

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The Museum of Science and Industry is located just south of Chicago, and is a fantastic place of learning for people of all ages, as it has a lot of history, but also plenty of hands-on experiences to let you learn and feel your way through. It is one of the options included in the …

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As the NASCAR season kicks off in a few weeks, I turn my attention to Daytona International Speedway, the place built by Bill France Sr. himself, the founder of NASCAR, and home to the “Super Bowl of NASCAR” the Daytona 500. As you walk up to the Speedway you are greeted by a statue of …

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It amazes me how everyone focuses on “Drinking Around The World” when they enter the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow…but do they not realize they are paying large dollars to get into the park, and then paying even more for tapas and Mango Gingerita’s? No, the better parts are the ones that show you the …

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The magic of Magic Kingdom is supposed to start before you even walk in the door…a place that can only be reached by special transport, either a monorail or ferry. But the Magic of a ferry is dampened by the fact that it ends so far away…as the ferry brought me to the Transportation Center, …

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When I wandered through Hollywood Studios it was still a few months before Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opened, but the park was still a fantastic place to visit. Hollywood Studios’ central point doesn’t have a full rotation that the other parks have, but the spokes that do branch off the Center Stage are full of …

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Animal Kingdom Kilimanjaro Safari Harambe Sign

When you head into Disney World’s Animal Kingdom you can’t help but notice the giant Tree of Life looming over the center of the park, the focal point for the spoke that all Disney parks like to build around. But when you stay at a Disney Hotel you get the added perk of Extra Magic …

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