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What is the biggest category of federal discretionary spending? A. Social Security B. civilian salaries C. education D. defense
It is: D. defense
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User: What is the biggest category of federal discretionary spending? A. Social Security B. civilian salaries C. education D. defense

Weegy: It is: D. defense
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User: In which of the following situations would someone have to pay a gift tax? A. A relative dies and leaves you $13,000 in the will. B. Your cousin gives you a car worth $1,700. C. Your grandmother gives you $13,000 toward college. D. Your cousin gets a job paying $32,000 a year.

Weegy: A. A relative dies and leaves you $13,000 in the will. refer to the website:
latefisher|Points 3420|

User: Why are coins easier than gold bars to use as money? A. Coins are more durable. B. Coins are more portable. C. Coins are more uniform. D. Coins are more limited.

Weegy: B. Coins are more portable.
latefisher|Points 3420|

User: What is the main source of tax revenue for local governments? A. inheritance taxes B. income taxes C. property taxes D. sales taxes

User: About half of all federal discretionary spending goes towards A. Social Security. B. civilian salaries. C. education. D. defense.

Weegy: About half of all federal discretionary spending goes towards: C. EDUCATION.
andrewpallarca|Points 20613|

User: What happens to the percentage of an income that is taxed when income rises and the tax is a proportional one? A. The percentage of tax falls. B. The percentage of tax rises. C. The percentage rises and then falls. D. The percentage of tax stays the same.

Weegy: In the given scenario, income and tax are proportional to each, therefore, if generated income rises that tax rises as well but therefore net income after tax decreases. For instance, Year 1 generated income is 10,000 and tax charges is 20%, and on year 2 generated income is 20,000 and tax charge is 40%. Income after tax for Year 1 is 8,000 and for year 12,000. Hence, proportional increases in income and tax will cause the net income after tax to decrease.



User: Jorge has just earned $1,000. He would like to invest the money in the stock market. What should he do? A. open an account with a stockbroker B. first buy a put option C. use a computer to contact NASDAQ D. call the New York Stock Exchange

Weegy: A. open an account with a stockbroker is what he should do.
OxTornado007|Points 6749|

User: Your neighbor asks you to invest $500 in her new business. You want to invest but are concerned because your neighbor has not had any business experience. How can you offset your risk? A. Ask for a high interest rate in exchange for the loan. B. Invest your $500 in a certificate of deposit. C. Use the $500 to open a savings account. D. Lend you neighbor the $500 and keep your fingers crossed.

Weegy: The answer is A. Ask for a high interest rate in exchange for the loan.
bongche|Points 3864|

User: What does a mutual fund do? A. invests the savings of many investors B. makes loans to banks C. borrows money to lend to its members D. insures companies

Weegy: What does a mutual fund do? A. invests the savings of many investors
Expert answered|xgabriellex|Points 387|

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