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1929 Vs 2009 - Will We Relive the Great Depression?

This article compares the economy during the Great Depression and the current economy. It covers unemployment, stocks, and how government officials are stepping in to create a better future.

Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Technology, social evolution and general change in times require that society evolve with it. This comes with the emergence of new trends, new language, new art expression and new jobs that we didn't even conceive of ten years ago.

Booms, Busts and Herd Mentality

Wall Street, the housing market and the whole economy have all gone from boom to bust. The global economic meltdown is a stark reminder of how giant bubbles tend to over-inflate until they reach critical mass and inevitably dash our hopes and dreams; dreams of comfortable retirements, steady incomes

If Things Are Getting Better, Why Are We So Miserable?

You have heard by now that the recession is officially over. Do you feel like celebrating? Probably not. This week's announcement from the National Bureau of Economic Research confirmed what we already knew, which is that the Great Recession has been over for quite a while - officially, now, si

Rebates, Incentives and Awards-Luring us to a Greater Quality of Life

Most people are not aware of the financial benefits of good business and personal practices. A myriad of ways to capitalize on new technology and benefits to your operational budget, your local community and the environment are available and for the most part, are not tapped in sufficiently.

Why You Should Be Excited About 2015

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." Helen Keller. I love this time of year.

National Debt History

The United States has a long history of carrying public debt, dating back to the Revolutionary War. In fact, ever since Alexander Hamilton proclaimed "a national debt, if not excessive, will be to us a national blessing," the US has only been debt-free for one year, between 1834 and 1835.

Solving the World's Economic Crisis - Part II

Money have become virtual, it is just numbers stored on a computer. Hence software applications basically add and subtract numbers between bank accounts and keep records of the transactions.

An Industry Where Jobs Are NOT Exported

Does an industry exist that can benefit the economy, the environment, world peace, and create jobs while keeping them in the country?Believe it or not, the answer is a resounding yes!So what exactly is this industry and why is America not employing more of it?

What Will Happen If Greece Defaults?

We all know that Greece can't pay it's debts and, as such, sooner or later it's going to have to default. When it does, as many financial analysts say, the situation is going to be relatively similar to what happened in the United States in 1998. Except much worse.

What Are the Advantages to a Weak Dollar?

Normally hearing about having a weak dollar is a bad thing. While it's not a situation you want to be in year after year, it does have some huge advantages in our current economy.

The Cause of the Great Depression

Many like to blame the stock market crash of October 19, 1929, as the cause of the Great Depression.It wasn't.It was just the triggering event.

Are We Facing a Recession?

American's are asking everyday, are we facing a recession? A national poll published on CNN in March, 2008 said that three-quarters of Americans think the economy is in a recession. Eight percent more than when polled in February of this year.

Aftermath of Sendai Japan Mega-Quake - The Economic Component

Within a day of the Sendai Earthquake the death toll had risen to 1000 with 500 missing - as the figure was climbing literally hourly. In the world news were videos of the damage, and on YouTube 10s of thousands of uploads within the first couple of hours. As more videos poured in the World watched

The Dangers of Trillion Dollar Debt

Many people have difficulty with large numbers. We need to hold our elected officials accountable for the debt and the deficit before they become uncontrollable. If we don't get them under control and force those in congress to correct the problem, the future for our children and grandchildren

Put America's Future To Work

The unemployment rates for teenagers in the United States is too high. America's younger generations need to start working in order for America's future to be bright.