FEMA’s flood insurance program is broken. Here’s why.

The 2017 hurricane season taught us that massive natural disasters can occur at any time. By not only damaging surrounding areas, displacing individuals from...
Teachers On Strike: What's Their Story?

Teachers On Strike: What’s Their Story?

As was the case with minimum wage workers several years ago, teachers are going on strike across the nation. Many people are left confused...
New Student Loan Debt Totals Remind Us of a Coming Financial Calamity

New Student Loan Debt Totals Remind Us of a Coming Financial...

When it comes to the student debt crisis, emotions usually take the lead when discussing the probable solutions to resolving a multi-trillion-dollar cloud enveloping...
Food is About More than Just Nutrition: It’s About Social Justice

Food is About More than Just Nutrition: It’s About Social Justice

The recent announcement that Amazon is acquiring the popular (and, often considered overpriced) organic grocery chain Whole Foods has raised a lot of questions...
Amazon Buying Whole Foods: The Real Cost of Healthy Eating

Amazon Buying Whole Foods: The Real Cost of Healthy Eating

“Whole Paycheck”. We have all heard the trendy, organic grocery store chain referred to that way; perhaps we have even been the ones uttering...
Tariffs have a dark history and questionable economic future

Tariffs have a dark history and questionable economic future

During the campaign, President Trump promised to renegotiate trade deals, and during 2018, he’s made good on some of those promises by imposing tariffs...
The Amazon Effect

The Amazon Effect

You probably see it all over the place: the empty storefronts, the local shops closing. It’s largely considered the “Amazon Effect”. What started...
15 Things Wealthy People Do Differently

15 Things Wealthy People Do Differently

I grew up in an upper-class neighborhood, filled to the brim with Wall Street execs and ladies who lunch. However, I myself didn't have...
The Social Impact of Social Media

The Social Impact of Social Media

“That doesn’t affect me”, is a statement that we hear a lot; perhaps you have even said it, yourself. In some instances, it may...