What one man's anger can teach us about the way we treat welfare recipients.

The possessions of welfare recipients are not our business. Period.

Here's a sweet Christmas story for you: Timmy* really loved his big sister. So one year, he decided he was going to give her a big surprise for Christmas.

*Not his real name, but this story is inspired by a real Tumblr thread.

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We rarely hear the voices of actual small business owners. Syd's is one to remember.

This is a warm-up-your-heart local business story about how local businesses warm up the hearts of our neighborhoods.

This is Syd. And his sandwich shop.

Syd Wayman launched his shop after winning a business plan competition. His cheesesteaks and hoagies were making foodies' top-10 lists and providing jobs to people in Crown Heights, a historically low-income neighborhood in Brooklyn.

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CNBC's The Profit

He was living in a dumpster when the idea first came to him.

His name's Jeff Wilson — Dr. Jeff Wilson, actually. He's a professor at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, known fondly on campus as "Professor Dumpster."

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Advertisers have gotten a bad rap for ignoring people's best interests, and banks have been among the worst.

They spend huge sums of money on ads touting what are often enough raw deals. So when I heard the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) was taking down hundreds of ads by a bank, I was instinctively excited.

But then I saw the ad:

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