Based on the inflation rate calculator recommended by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), one dollar in 1974 had approximately five times the spending power of a dollar in 2014. More »

In 1974, the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed, Bill Clinton lost his bid for a congressional seat, Dr. Seuss published "There's a Wocket in My Pocket" and Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashed due to a mechanical failu... More »

Examples of the 1974 VW Thing are sometimes available at car auctions and through car sales websites such as AutoTrader Classic. Things are frequently sold on auction websites such as eBay as well. More »

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average yearly salary for bailiffs as of 2013 is $40,620; this works out to an hourly wage of $19.53. The median salary was $37,080 which means that half of the bail... More »

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a teacher’s average annual salary ranges from roughly $53,000 to $55,000, as of May 2013. PayScale.com lists a lower average salary range of approximately $42,000 t... More »

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics in the United States was $31,020 in 2012. This equates to roughly $14.91 per hour. More »

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for judges in 2012 was $115,760. This indicates that half of the judges earned less, while half brought in more. The lowest earners took in $30,060, wh... More »