Economy

Non-Toxic DIY Cleaning Products You Can Make On a Budget

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Non-Toxic DIY Cleaning Products You Can Make On a Budget

If you thought making your own environment- and body-friendly household products is time-consuming, expensive or won’t work, this article will quickly change your mind.

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In Victory for Growing Workers Movement, LA Passes $15 Minimum Wage

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
In Victory for Growing Workers Movement, LA Passes $15 Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage, becoming the largest U.S. city to adopt a living wage. The ordinance would boost the $9 an hour base wage to $15 by 2020 for as many as 800,000 workers. Los Angeles now joins Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, which have already adopted similar laws.

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105 Seconds Of Economic Clarity

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Economy, Videos with 0 Comments
105 Seconds Of Economic Clarity

Concise breakdown of what’s happening in the global economy and collapse of the current debt paradigm, and why silver will carry value over to whatever the next financial system will be….

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Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

When the Simply Home community members decided to look for a place together, they blanketed the residents of their area with flyers requesting a property with a very large lot. Once they secured the land, the group spent several months hashing out all their community agreements about where they’d keep the cats and dogs, who would garden, wash the dishes, etc.

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As Wealth Gap Grows, 60 Percent of Americans Say Lopsided Distribution ‘Unfair’

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
As Wealth Gap Grows, 60 Percent of Americans Say Lopsided Distribution ‘Unfair’

As the gap between the rich and poor in the U.S. continues to grow with more and more wealth being held by fewer people, 63 percent of Americans say that this distribution is unfair, according to a new Gallup survey published Monday. Additionally, 52 percent of respondents say that the problem of inequality should be solved with “heavy taxes on the rich,” a proportion that has risen from 45 percent since Gallup first began asking that question in 1998.

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How We’ve “Ripped the Humanity” Out of Capitalism & One Man’s Plan to Bring It Back

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
How We’ve “Ripped the Humanity” Out of Capitalism & One Man’s Plan to Bring It Back

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done well by him over the last few decades, and he has no desire to do away with it. Nonetheless, he sees a widening gap between the “haves” and “have nots” as our country’s laser focus on profits widens the gap between those who own the companies and those who work for them.

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The Shocking Cause of Global Poverty (Hint: It Has Nothing To Do With Money)

Posted by on April 25, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Shocking Cause of Global Poverty (Hint: It Has Nothing To Do With Money)

There are billions of poor people around the world but is the reason why they’re poor really what we think it is? Gary Haugen gives an amazing presentation that will both shock you and move you.

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Woman Builds 140′ Tiny Dream House for 40K & Lives Off Grid

Posted by on April 24, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Woman Builds 140′ Tiny Dream House for 40K & Lives Off Grid

California designer, Vina Lustado is quick to point out that her tiny house is not temporary, but her “forever” house. If she moves, it’s going with her. That is one of the great advantage of owing a tiny home. It’s mobile.

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Is a “Sharing Economy” the Key To a Brighter Future?

Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Is a “Sharing Economy” the Key To a Brighter Future?

Watch as Emily Castor talks about her experience diving into the “sharing economy” and how she feels it will ultimately benefit everyone.

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Couple Quits Their Day Jobs & Takes Their Tiny Home On Tour

Written by on April 15, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Couple Quits Their Day Jobs & Takes Their Tiny Home On Tour

Just a few years ago, Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh of Tiny House BIG Journey had a pretty common lifestyle. They both had regular jobs and resided in pretty typical homes. Jenna lived in a 2500 square foot home with roommates and Guillaume lived in a 1000 square foot apartment that he had all to himself. So it’s an understatement to say that their lifestyle changed radically when they both quit their jobs to build a tiny home on wheels and tour the U.S.

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Seattle CEO Slashes His Own Salary to Pay Employees $70,000 Minimum Wage

Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Seattle CEO Slashes His Own Salary to Pay Employees $70,000 Minimum Wage

Three weeks ago, Dan Price took a $930,000 pay cut. Growing income inequality had been on his mind for months. But as he went for a hike with a friend one afternoon and listened to her describe her struggle with rising rent prices, he realized he had to do something for his own employees. So Price, the founder and CEO of Gravity Payments in Seattle, decided to raise the minimum salary at his 120-person payment processing company to $70,000.

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Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wages

Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wages

Fight for $15—the movement calling for livable wages and union rights for low-income workers—launched a worldwide day of action on this morning with walkouts and rallies across the globe, spanning more than 200 cities in the U.S. and 35 countries.

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Could You Live In a (112′) Tiny House? Watch These People Try

Posted by on April 11, 2015 in Economy, Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Could You Live In a (112′) Tiny House? Watch These People Try

B.A. Norgard loans out her tiny 112 square foot house to some people so they can try on her little lifestyle. The experiment was only for a few hours and even so, it clearly wasn’t the right lifestyle choice for some.

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The World Is Actively Preparing To DITCH the Dollar – Bill Holter

Posted by on April 8, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
The World Is Actively Preparing To DITCH the Dollar – Bill Holter

There is mounting evidence that the world is actively preparing for economic life after the death of the Dollar. The facts are now quantifiable, and for those if us who are accustomed to this moment is history where the Dollar is still technically “the world’s reserve currency” and cheap imports fill big box stores, the truth of what’s occurring globally RIGHT NOW as discussed in this interview with Miles Franklin’s Bill Holter is startling

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A Global Financial Reset Is Coming: ‘A Deal Is Being Made Between All The Central Banks’

Posted by on April 6, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
A Global Financial Reset Is Coming: ‘A Deal Is Being Made Between All The Central Banks’

If Neumeyer is right, and all the signs suggest his assessment is fairly accurate, then the recent strength of the U.S. dollar will be short-lived. Once deleveraging by governments and central banks has been completed they will unleash an economic, financial and monetary storm that will change the very fabric of the global order.

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