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Saving Tips for the Holidays (Yes, You Need to Start NOW)

Don’t look now, but Christmas Day is coming up in just a little more than three months. It’s estimated that about one-third of all Americans will spend more than $1,000 on Christmas gifts, about 25 percent are slated to spend between $500 and $1,000, about 30 percent are expected to spend up to $500 and a measly 3 percent are slated to spend less than $100. You know what this all means, right? It means with Black Friday and the holiday shopping season right around the corner, there’s no time like the present to kick your finances into shape. Failure ...Continue reading

Universal Income: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

In the months and years leading up to the next U.S. presidential election, it's commonplace for the political party not in power to casually introduce concepts that it believes its candidates could use to gain favor with the American people. Leading up to the 2012 and even the 2016 Presidential election, Republican candidates largely ran on a platform of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. And in the months leading up to the 2020 election, Democrats are running on a variety of platforms. Gun control measures, Medicare for all, and climate change action are just ...Continue reading

KFC Joins the Marketing Blitz With a Dating Sim

Marketing is getting a little more creative. Chicken franchises opened the month with a spirited debate between Chick-fil-a and Popeye's, both claiming to have the best chicken sandwiches. This battle has continued, with the majority of the blows being traded through social media accounts. Now, KFC has entered into this marketing blitz, with — of all things — a dating simulator. While it may seem like absurdism on the surface, it's indicative of an interesting (and important) shift in consumer culture. KFC Announces a "Dating Simulation" First: Just what is a dating sim? It's a video game that focuses on ...Continue reading

The U.S. Deficit Just Topped $1 Trillion — What Does This Mean?

The United States deficit hasn't been this high since 2012. In the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the US has experienced a budget gap of $1 trillion. But while this itself is alarming, it isn't more alarming than the total national debt: presently $22.5 trillion. Analysts blame the United States' budget: the expenses have been outpacing income consistently. But in order to pull this back, budget cuts will likely be required. So, how did it come to this in America? Could the very things that have helped the economy also threatened its future? What does this mean in ...Continue reading

This Drug Maker Offers a VERY Attractive Stock for Investors

Glaukos (GKOS) was priced at nearly $84 on August 1. Today, a share of Glaukos sells for $66 and change. All in all, Glaukos fell more than 20% in the month of August alone. Investors exited positions in the ophthalmic medical tech and pharmaceutical company after learning of acquisition news. The recent dip in price means Glaukos stock is trailing that of the general market across the year. Though Glaukos is up more than 15% through mid-September for the year, the overarching market has fared better. In particular, the S&P 500 is up more than 20% in the same period ...Continue reading

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