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How Changes in the Weather and the Economy Have Affected the US

How Changes in the Weather and the Economy Have Affected the US

This article will discuss a business that is helping residents and businesses in tropical states like Florida that have been devastated by hurricanes and tropical storms and also have an over abundance of foreclosed homes. The business has helped many people with the economic problems affecting the
There Will Be No QE4

There Will Be No QE4

The majority of investors are assuming there will be another round of QE, or in other words, QE4. Despite the FED explicitly stating QE is over and now telling the market they will raise rates, practically nobody believes them. Why? Because everyone knows the US recovery is a sham, and neither the m
Real Economic Reform Will Be Like Pulling Teeth

Real Economic Reform Will Be Like Pulling Teeth

I had the pleasure of playing golf and having lunch with one of my beloved sons the other day. We covered a variety of topics, from my recovery from dental surgery to his worries about the future of our country and our economy. And it occurred to us that the story of the former was a pretty good all
Surviving Economic Collapse Through Proper Mindset

Surviving Economic Collapse Through Proper Mindset

The solution to surviving economic collapse is being independent. This does not indicate that one has to be a loner or someone who is totally cut off. This suggests that you adjust your dependence on the systems you rely on.
Sovereign-Wealth Funds - Savior or Menace?

Sovereign-Wealth Funds - Savior or Menace?

This article discusses what is being done to fix the problems related to the current global credit crisis.It also looks at what future effects might be brought about by the subprime and credit crisis.
Surviving Economic Collapse - The Proper Mindset to Make it Regardless If Collapse Ever Happens

Surviving Economic Collapse - The Proper Mindset to Make it Regardless If Collapse Ever Happens

Economic collapse is possible but unlikely. One can prepare for collapse today by gathering some supplies and resources. If nothing ever happens, the preparation is still beneficial.
Gas Savers - Tips On Saving Gas, Saving Money, And Saving Time

Gas Savers - Tips On Saving Gas, Saving Money, And Saving Time

With the price of gas sky rocketing, everyone is looking for gas saving tips and ideas. Here are some tips on saving gas, saving money, and saving time.
What To Do With An Economics Degree

What To Do With An Economics Degree

Economics deals with the production and distribution of wealth, goods, and other services. Many students who obtain a degree in economics find jobs as economist, while others pursue similar careers in other relevant fields in business, academia, private sectors, and government. Students who wish to
Swine Flu and the World Economy

Swine Flu and the World Economy

Is swine flu the last straw that will break the camel's back (world economy) already reeling under the effects of global recession? This is a question worth analyzing as it proves which countries are resilient enough to face the economic slow down and the swine flu menace.
Is Bio Fuel Dead For Your Fleet Fuel Program?

Is Bio Fuel Dead For Your Fleet Fuel Program?

We aren't going to say that just yet. But Congress has sure made it difficult for that market. As most of you know, the $1 a gallon tax credit went away at the end of 2009.
More Power to Feds to Bail Out Financial Companies

More Power to Feds to Bail Out Financial Companies

For some unknown reason, it seems that whenever banks or lawyers are involved, rules and laws and changed and reinterpreted at will. The same institutions and people who were tasked with preventing abuse or fraud from running rampant in the economy too often fail in their jobs. But the only reaction
733 Point Loss on Wall Street

733 Point Loss on Wall Street

The economy has sunk deeper into more economic problems from credit and financial crises as the Down Jones industrial dropped as much as 733 points on worries over retail sales. The government's report that retail sales plunged in September by 1.2 percent, almost double the 0.7 percent drop ana
Non-Profits Aiding Nations in Africa

Non-Profits Aiding Nations in Africa

Do you ever wonder who is lending aid to Africa, around the world? I sometimes do. It's no surprise that many countries in Africa are currently struggling to stay financially afloat.
Beware the Greeks - This is Not Sparta!

Beware the Greeks - This is Not Sparta!

The "Greek problem," ubiquitously on the front page of late, has the potential for a contagion similar to our own financial crises, but not likely to take down the system. Europe will clean up their mess like we cleaned up ours. They'll sweep it under the rug...out of sight, out of mi
Tough Times In 2008 - UK Economy And Jobs Market

Tough Times In 2008 - UK Economy And Jobs Market

On the surface all is looking very rosy for the UK labour market if you're looking for a job.Nevertheless cracks are starting to show in the economy.Interest rates have risen five times since July 2006 and are likely to rise one more time by the end of the year.Last week's financial market
Increased Government Regulations May Stall Trucking Growth

Increased Government Regulations May Stall Trucking Growth

This article goes into detail about how the new government security regulations for truckers are putting a strain on the industry's recovery. In the article you'll also find information about what types of security programs are already in place and what the possible solutions are to this i
Internet-giving Speed To Latest News

Internet-giving Speed To Latest News

In present times Internet has become our thread to reach everything. Our expectation from internet has reached to a very different level. With the Virtual World, individuals have begun to play with their imaginations.
Hyperinflation - Its Causes and Affects

Hyperinflation - Its Causes and Affects

Inflation is defined as an increase in the overall level of prices for goods and services in an economy over a period of time. Thus as the prices of goods and services increase each unit of currency actually buys less, therefore decreasing the purchasing power of the money.
Causes of Unemployment and How it Has Effected the Baby Boomers

Causes of Unemployment and How it Has Effected the Baby Boomers

Are you an older unemployed worker or know someone who is? We all know that the unemployment rate is very high right now.
Encouraging Consumers to Boost Confidence

Encouraging Consumers to Boost Confidence

The decline of consumer confidence can be attributed to some significant reasons. The diminishing parameter from the month of September was noted based on the surveys done by several reputable private research groups. The intention of most shoppers to buy luxury and other less important items alike