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Top Economic Indicators

The economy fluctuates between intervals of expansion and contraction. Cyclical patterns of growth and recession are inevitable and can occur without warning for indeterminate periods of time. It is incredibly difficult to predict the timing of the next economic cycle, but several top economic indicators provide economists, investors, and policymakers with sophisticated information to make…
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Raising Vegan Children

Articles sensationally labeled such as, “VEGAN BABY FACES MALNUTRITION” scare many families away from the idea of raising their child vegan. After all, we only want the best for our children. But when we hear that 38 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2019, the blame almost never lands…
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Individual vs. Institutional Investors: The Individual Investor Revolution

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opened on May 17, 1792. Since then, financial professionals have been the dominant force in the capital markets using their expertise to achieve impressive returns. They act on behalf of banks, funds, and money managers: collectively referred to as institutional investors. But recently, individuals have created a distinguished position…
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6 Reasons to Start Investing Today

In the words of American financier J.P. Morgan, “it will fluctuate.” Stock prices fluctuate but the benefits of investing in stocks remain the same. What has changed—or needs to change—is the public’s perception of the stock market and its associated risks. In addition to a savings account, consider the reasons why stocks continue to be…
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Is Zero Waste Possible

  That Instagram post you saw with the girl holding a green smoothie in a mason jar claiming to be #zerowaste probably isn’t. Though I’m sure she creates less waste than the average joe, unless she grows her own hemp to weave her underwear, it’s safe to say that even ‘Try Hard Trina’ isn’t 100%…
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