What would a revolution in the United States look like? You may envision something out of a movie with ordinary citizens fighting in the streets against an oppressive regime, but in fact, if there is a large-scale revolt starting – and it may just be – the battleground will probably be in the courts, not the streets. But it’s not an overthrow of our POTUS, equal representation for taxation, or state sovereignty that are the desired outcomes of this revolution. ...Continue Reading →
Recent headlines disclose that Wal-Mart, the ubiquitous international super store chain, will close about 269 locations this coming year, affecting 16,000 workers. About 154 of those stores are in the U.S., expected to leave 10,000 workers laid off or fired. But does that mean the venerable retailer is in decline? Hardly, as we see from these 35 mind blowing facts about Wal-Mart.
1. Despite the recent small decline, Wal-Mart is still the biggest retailer in the world, with 11,000 stores in ...Continue Reading →
With the change of the calendar to 2016, millions of Americans will be making New Year’s resolutions and setting their goals for the coming year, and for a good portion of them, home ownership is circled in red at the top of that list. In fact, at least 34% of U.S. adults who currently rent say they plan on buying a home or would like to in the near future.
But hold on – didn’t we have that same resolution last ...Continue Reading →
When the PowerBall jackpot recently grew to over $1.6 billion dollars, a lot of people ran to their nearest gas station, deli, or convenience store to buy a ticket. For the few people who came out with the lucky numbers, their lives will be changed forever. But for the rest of us, life just goes back to normal – until the jackpot grows large enough to capture our attention again and we buy tickets. But what are the actual odds ...Continue Reading →