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Get Rid Penny Reasons

Should We Get Rid of the Penny? – 8 Reasons to...

According to an old superstition, it's good luck to find a penny on the sidewalk. But whether or not you believe picking up that penny will...
Leading Lagging Economic Indicators

List of 16 Major Leading & Lagging Economic Indicators

Most economists talk about where the economy is headed - it's what they do. But in case you haven't noticed, many of their predictions...
Recession Proof Jobs

Top 10 Recession Proof Jobs – Do They Exist?

Let's face it. Recessions are difficult. You'll know this best if you're out of work and looking for a job. But even if you're employed,...
Sharing Economy Example Companies

What Is the Sharing Economy – Example Companies, Definition, Pros &...

Some call it the gig economy. Others call it the peer economy. Others, the collaborative economy, or "collaborative consumption." Still others, the sharing economy. Tomayto,...
Fix United States Debt Problems

How to Fix the United States’ Debt Problems & Reduce Federal...

According to projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), America will continue to spend more than it receives in revenues from 2016 to 2026, and...
Low Income Housing Assistance

What Is Section 8? – Low Income Housing Assistance

For some families, finding decent, safe, and affordable housing presents a challenge. Since most areas of the United States do not have rent control...
Effects Recession Families

9 Effects of the Recession on Families and How to Cope

During any recession, news stories about unemployment figures take center stage while the families dealing with the recession suffer, often quietly. People work hard...
High Rent Vandalism Street Art Urban City

What Does Gentrification Mean for Neighborhoods? – Benefits vs. Negative Effects

Suppose you're living in a cheap, somewhat run-down neighborhood in the city. After a while, you notice new people starting to move in: artists,...
Social Security Bankrupt Solutions

Social Security Going Broke – Solutions for When the Money Runs...

More than one-half of Millennials believe there will be no money in the Social Security system by the time they are ready to retire,...
Money Laundering Examples

What Is Money Laundering (Explained) – Examples, Schemes & Regulations

Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump and veteran political wheeler-dealer, pleaded not guilty on October 30, 2017, to about a...
Bitcoin History Pros Cons

What Is Bitcoin – History, How It Works, Pros & Cons

Bitcoin is a virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, that's controlled by a decentralized network of users and isn't directly subject to the whims of central...
Offshore Pirate Banks Tax

Offshore Pirate Banks & Tax Havens – Tools of the Super-Rich

According to Forbes Magazine, an estimated $15 to $20 trillion is sitting in the "pirate" banking system today, a complex, interwoven collection of financial...