Author: Morgan Schackelford

How Zoom Changed the World

Before COVID-19, the video conferencing app Zoom was not a household name. But, as the world changed with lockdowns and quarantines, it became synonymous with communication. Zoom and other video conferencing services have revolutionized communication infrastructure. From logistical lifestyle changes such as your school or office desk moving into your home, to life-saving medical consultations coming from a screen, Zoom has redefined how we live! Telehealth Zoom has changed more than the classroom, work environment…
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Divorce in the 21st Century: Now vs. Then

“Over 50% of marriages in America end in divorce.” You may have heard this line, as many of us have. But what may surprise you is that it’s not true. In the 21st Century, divorce rates have dropped for various reasons, ranging from a decrease in marriage rates to high legal costs. The divorce rate for 2020 is the lowest it’s been in over 50 years. So, how did divorce change exactly? Divorce Rate Now: Many…
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How to Get Hitched – To Elope or Nope?

It’s a question that’s difficult to answer, but will inevitably arise when you are about to pass out in a pile of invitations and fabric samples. Is planning a wedding worth the hassle? Does it really matter whether you have daffodils, daisies or…dandelions?  To elope or not to elope, that is the question. If you’ve thrown up your hands in frustration, don’t give up! Through a title fight that would make Hamlet proud, we have…
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Wedding Guide: Having Your Wedding During the Coronavirus

Following suit with the rest of 2020, weddings have been suddenly interrupted by COVID-19. Unprecedented changes rattled not only thousands of ‘to-be-weds” but also the businesses of photographers, planners, venues, florists, caterers and more! To help you navigate the new uncertainties, here’s a list to assist you with adapting and re-tooling your wedding day plans and expectations: Covid-19 Travel Restrictions – Destination weddings were severely affected by pandemic travel restrictions. International travel to high COVID…
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Vegan Vs Vegetarian: Can Vegetarians Invest Vegan?

It sometimes feels like vegans are stuffy parents who judge vegetarians for not following their rules. While vegetarians also follow a plant-based diet, they can feel excluded, judged, and uncomfortable getting anywhere near that elite vegan status (let alone a ‘Demand Vegan’ portfolio). But it doesn’t need to be that way. As the only vegetarian in a family of vegans, I asked my vegan parents what they thought of vegetarians investing in a vegan portfolio.…
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