Every four years the worldwide view of snow changes. Instead of being seen as a part of the morning news forecast, that fluffy white powder becomes a platform for some of the greatest athletes to perform their remarkable skill. Athletes from roughly 90 countries will participate in the 2018 sporting […]
Our paper currency is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which is one of the most visited buildings of the U.S. Government. Why is our currency green? Why do we have paper and coin options? U.S. Currency has a colorful history worth exploring. First, let’s start at the beginning.
During the height of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate reached 10%; recently, it has dropped to 4.1%.1 However, there’s a “shadow” statistic that’s rarely reported: the labor participation rate, which is the percentage of Americans who are either working full-time, or are actively seeking full-time employment. Immediately preceding the recession the […]
The holidays are a time for friends, family, celebrating and… spending way too much money. Between gifts, parties and festive events, you end up starting the year at zero, which never feels good. This year, keep some of that money in your bank account without sacrificing any of the jolly […]
Ready or not, you’re a homeowner and that means weekends filled with projects around the house. Before you get lost in your to-do list, focus on these six projects within the first six months. Slowly but surely you’ll ease into the fix-it life of a homeowner, all while improving your […]