Is the American Dream a Thing of the Past?
It used to be that America represented a place where everyone in the world come seeking wealth and fame. Where else do you have a place that makes people famous just for being themselves, where celebrities are worshiped and given incredible amounts of money, where excess is considered the accepted, and people who don’t usually finish their plate of food. It is a place that everyone knows even the poorest individuals can, through luck and perseverance, rise and attain wealth that he would never even dream of.Made In The USA – Look For The Label
Does It Really Matter If You Buy American? Yes, we can bring made in America back.Why So Many American Children Are Living In Poverty
In a 2011 survey, the numbers of American children living in poverty rose to 23%, the highest number in years. This worries many child advocate programs, because funds are being cut in so many areas, that there is not as much help as there once was for families with children. With budgets that are stretched to the max and many more families needing assistance, funds are running out for programs all over the country.Why So Many American Children Are Living In Poverty
In a 2011 survey, the numbers of American children living in poverty rose to 23%, the highest number in years. This worries many child advocate programs, because funds are being cut in so many areas, that there is not as much help as there once was for families with children. With budgets that are stretched to the max and many more families needing assistance, funds are running out for programs all over the country.Why Mortgage Rates Are Hurting The Working Class
Mortgage rates are rising exponentially, causing home buyers to be forced to make tough decisions for their dreams of home ownership. Many are wondering if they should try to lock in rates before they become so high that they cannot afford them or if they should hold off and hope for a reprieve. The latest information appears to paint a dim picture of what is to come. With more increases expected, those wanting to get out of their rental situations could find it more difficult than ever.Downfall of the Indian Rupee
The currency of many developing nations have taken a hit of 5-10% because of strong dollar and by the unrest in many middle east nations. India is one of those developing nations whose currency has taken a 10% hit in currency value. But there are some basic measure which can improve developing nations currency.Japan: 10 Years Later
What impact has 10 years of reform efforts made in Japan? Not much.The PDQ Machine May Be Indispensable in The Move to a Cashless Society
Recent surveys show that almost 80% of all purchases are made on impulse. This is a very important statistic for retailers, for it means that they should have methods and processes in place to complete purchasing transactions, even if, or especially when consumers do not have the adequate amount of cash. One of the solutions for merchants and retailers to capture and complete impulse buys is by having a PDQ machine.How To Survive the Rising Costs of Everything
Prices are rising on pretty much everything that Americans purchase on a daily basis. Food prices and gas prices are some of the biggest areas that are causing problems for the working class. Not only are prices on food and gas rising, but the cost of rent and the rates for buying new homes are increasing dramatically. An already stretched and strained economy is becoming even more distraught.Your Financial Freedom on Your Independence Day
As the fireworks blaze over your head, in celebration of Independence Day, many are still not completely free of the financial issues that bind them. Since the economy has been struggling with the recession, people all over the country are dreaming of financial freedom, but feeling that they are never going to be able to obtain it.Why Is the Fed Causing Uncertainty For You?
Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, will be stepping down from his position in January of next year. Some had thought that he might be reappointed by Obama, but a recent statement from the president confirmed that, that would not be happening. It seems that the matter is now decided, yet the Fed continues to spread a sense of uncertainty in the lives of many, hurting the economy in the process. It appears that they are causing this uncertainty in many ways.