Entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking funds to grow their businesses can either seek equity funds from investors or borrow funds from a lender. Seeking new equity is time-consuming, subject to federal and state regulations, and requires sharing future profits. In some cases, an owner might even lose control of their company if management decisions must be
Between USDA certified organic labels, nutrition facts, and animal welfare concerns, there are a lot of options when it comes to knowing which food packaging labels are important. With these tips, you can learn how to read food labels to know which foods to buy, and how to store and prepare food to cut your expenses.
For most, treasure hunting is a pleasant hobby and an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Some of the world’s most expensive treasures are still hidden, waiting for someone to find them. But is the possible payoff of treasure hunting worth the risk? Whatever your success in finding treasure, you will undoubtedly be rewarded for the activity. Avid hunters point to the health benefits of hiking, especially in the rough territory, as well as the joy of exploration.
Does good character really matter? Is telling the truth important when a lie will avert punishment or help you gain status and wealth? Are personal ethics a benefit or impediment for those trying to climb the corporate ladder? In the real world, does the end justify the means? These are questions that humans have asked
What is your opinion of America’s elementary and secondary schools? A 2018 Pew Research poll found that improving the nation’s educational system was ranked second on the priorities of the American public, slightly behind defending against terrorism and ahead of strengthening the economy. The angst represented in the poll findings reflects the perception that public
The desire to accumulate physical objects seems to be inherent, present in the little girl who collects Barbie dolls or the late-night TV host who keeps 126 classic cars and motorcycles in a specially built garage. For some, the motive to search for and acquire a specific item is the sheer fun of the activity.
The Consumer Price Index, or CPI, increasingly affects Americans of all ages, incomes, and location. Yet few citizens understand how it’s calculated, how it’s used, or its strengths and shortcomings. The CPI is one of the most important figures calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It reflects the rate of inflation that has
It’s good to be the boss. People in charge of an organization not only make more money, but they also have happier family lives, are more satisfied with their work, and worry less about their financial futures, according to a 2014 Pew Research report. Those in the top levels consider their employment a “career,” not