Economy

Sarah Jessica Parker Only Buys Used Clothing for Her Family – Here’s Why

Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
Sarah Jessica Parker Only Buys Used Clothing for Her Family – Here’s Why

Just because someone has the means to consume all they want – it doesn’t mean they should. Actress, Sarah Jessica Parker believes buying used clothing is the best way to go. Read why.

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Pension Panic: The Coming Financial Bubble Nobody Is Talking About

Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
Pension Panic: The Coming Financial Bubble Nobody Is Talking About

If you live in the U.S., you can no longer assume your retirement pension is safe. Read this and be in the know!

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Tiny Home Could Aid Housing Crunch at 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Tiny Home Could Aid Housing Crunch at 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

The Tiny House of Slow Town’, one of the ‘Slow Town’ projects, is the building of small houses that uses the least modules out of woods to expand the inadequate accommodations in Gangwon city, the host city for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and also to provide an easy access to the geographical beauty of the city.

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10 Restaurants That Let You Pay What You Want (Really!)

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Conscious Business, Economy with 0 Comments
10 Restaurants That Let You Pay What You Want (Really!)

Wondering if the world economy is changing to a more, connected, heart-based model. The growth of PWYW restaurants is evidence that it is. Read this!

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The True Reason Behind The 40-Hour Work Week & Why We Are Economic Slaves

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Conscious Business, Economy with 0 Comments
The True Reason Behind The 40-Hour Work Week & Why We Are Economic Slaves

Economic slavery, or wage slavery, refers to one’s total and immediate dependence on wages to survive.

Although people throughout history have had to work to get by, we now live in a culture where we are led to believe we have economic freedom, when unbeknownst to most citizens, we are in fact bound in servitude.

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Major Economic Warning Sign: The Euro Is Heading For Parity With the U.S. Dollar

Posted by on December 18, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
Major Economic Warning Sign: The Euro Is Heading For Parity With the U.S. Dollar

On Thursday, the EUR/USD fell all the way to $1.0366 at one point before rebounding slightly. That represents the lowest that the euro has been relative to the U.S. dollar since January 2003.

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Retailers Offer Quiet Shopping Hours for Families of People With Autism

Posted by on December 17, 2016 in Conscious Business, Economy with 0 Comments
Retailers Offer Quiet Shopping Hours for Families of People With Autism

Bright lights, loud noises, and crowds can be difficult for people with autism. At no time during the year are stores brighter, louder, and more crowded than during the holidays. To help autistic people and their families have a more peaceful, enjoyable shopping experience, some retailers (including Toys “R” Us and Target) are hosting special shopping days and events designed just for them.

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Couple Converts an Old School Bus Into a Lovely Tiny Home on Wheels

Posted by on December 15, 2016 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Couple Converts an Old School Bus Into a Lovely Tiny Home on Wheels

If you’re interested in hip, tiny dwellings, you’ve got to see this “housebus”!

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Do You Know the Single Most Important Rule for Effectively Managing Your Time?

Posted by on December 11, 2016 in Conscious Business, Economy with 0 Comments
Do You Know the Single Most Important Rule for Effectively Managing Your Time?

There’s no question time is our most precious resource. Here’s the most important time management rule you can know — and some tips on how to live by it.

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What Would Actually Happen If All Debt Was Erased?

Posted by on December 11, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
What Would Actually Happen If All Debt Was Erased?

By: Joe Brewer via commondreams.org The Invention of Debt What you may not know is that debt arose recently on the human stage.  Throughout more than 99% of our history we have not even had a concept for debt.  (The interested reader can pick up David Graeber’s excellent book Debt: The First 5000 Years for […]

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Cash Is No Longer King: The Phasing Out of Physical Money Has Begun

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
Cash Is No Longer King: The Phasing Out of Physical Money Has Begun

Countries like India and South Korea have chosen to limit access to physical money by law, and others are beginning to test digital blockchains for their central banks.

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Good News: $70,000 Minimum Wage Experiment Appears to Be a Success

Good News: $70,000 Minimum Wage Experiment Appears to Be a Success

Earlier this year, Dan Price, a CEO for a small Seattle-based payment processing company made headlines with news of establishing a company-wide minimum wage of $70K per year – at the same time the country is struggling with the idea of a $15 per hour minimum wage. While some suggested that he was actively destroying the fabric of society as we know it, Mr. Price’s experiment seems to be a success.

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How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Conscious Business, Economy with 0 Comments
How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make

Are you in business (or want to be in business) for yourself? Others have gone before you and can save you the trouble of making the same mistakes. Read this.

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Homeless Man Turns LA Freeway Underpass into Compound with Jacuzzi, Toilets

Homeless Man Turns LA Freeway Underpass into Compound with Jacuzzi, Toilets

Ceola Waddell Jr, 59, furnished an underpass in L.A.’s 110 freeway near Coliseum, complete with a makeshift jacuzzi, two porcelain toilets, couches, discarded refrigerators, and a four-poster bed, the Daily Mail reported. City officials, however, are not so pleased with his decision to deck out the freeway underpass. They say the site is dangerous and that Waddell has turned down their offers for temporary housing and homeless services.

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JK Rowling Falls Off Fortune’s Billionaire List for a Great Reason: She Has Given Too Much Away

Posted by on November 30, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
JK Rowling Falls Off Fortune’s Billionaire List for a Great Reason: She Has Given Too Much Away

$160 million – that’s the amount that JK Rowling has given away. Read her inspiring story here.

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