Daily Economy

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

While many of the news outlets reporting on these findings urge young people to get a plan in place so they can pay off their debt, the reality is that government’s push to give everyone a college education is what has greatly contributed to young people’s debt load. And what’s worse, degrees are not actually helping many young people get a job.

Friday, January 11th, 2019

While people in France and Austria might not be completely aware that this added tax will actually hurt them in the long run, authorities in those two countries should be reminded that the digital tax is nothing but an additional burden on the consumer; pretending the plan is about fairness will not fly.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

The fact that Brown was convicted before juvenile sentencing guidelines in Tennessee changed made her case even more heartbreaking. After all, Brown wouldn’t have been tried the same way under the current system.
 

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Uber is not just helping common people by expanding their earning possibilities, it’s also giving folks with disabilities a shot at being more productive and independent, especially now that it's back at testing its self-driving car technology.
Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The Whole Foods brand has grown and Amazon’s stock soared. More importantly, this takeover woke up retail giants such as Kroger, whose stock suffered a great hit following the purchase. So when experts alerted the world early in 2018 that Amazon was going to purchase Target as well, everyone paid attention.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

This makes millennials the first generation in a while to be forced to postpone saving for homes simply because their student loans take up so much of their income. No wonder the growing debt related to higher education has now achieved “crisis” levels.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The sharing economy has made sharing our private property and time more than acceptable; it’s made it a glamorous occupation. As millennials transform side hustles into how they make a living, yet another aspect of our personal lives is becoming fair game: our closets.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Video games, it seems, have become teens’ drug of choice, consuming hours of their lives. The result is what one would expect: bad grades, concerned parents, and broken family relationships. In the end, many are having to go to rehab to regain control of their lives.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Conventional wisdom says that inequality in the United States is spiraling out of control. But what do the data actually say?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

More effective than any government program would have been, the introduction of the internet, increased access to birth control, and the increased awareness that came from a popular TV show obviously helped generations of teens to make better decisions about their own lives.​​​​​​​

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

As Forbes explained, trying its hand at music might just be the safest way of getting people to connect on the social platform once again. After all, following the contentious 2016 presidential election season, Americans seem to be more divided ideologically than ever before. But when it comes to music, the dynamic changes dramatically.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Indiana needs to rely on the actual facts and figures to prove “success” in combating the opioid epidemic instead of reporting “feelings” and half of the overall picture.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

In Indiana, the outlook of freedom of speech on campus is particularly troubling, with only 3 out of 16 universities upholding policies that protect free speech.

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The market provides, even when nobody expects it to. That’s the lesson we’ve learned from Walmart, whose Texas mental health clinic is helping customers in need. 

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Unlike public agencies, companies must adapt to make sure their consumers are happy. Otherwise, they go out of business.

Monday, November 26th, 2018

But despite the campaigners’ enthusiasm for the idea, smokers are known for not smoking fewer cigarettes when prices rise. Instead, they either ignore the hikes or find different ways to get their hands on nicotine products — and that includes resorting to the black market.

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Claiming to be looking after the homeless’ safety, health officials said the food, which is prepared by volunteers at their own homes, is not good enough for people living on the street. After all, home-cooked meals could expose the needy to food-borne illness.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Power couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West are not just leading by example by getting involved with criminal justice reform; they are also teaching the world a valuable lesson on the importance of free market mechanisms and how to save properties and lives.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Voting may be many things, but the least of them is self-expression. Conceding the sufficiency of multi-billion dollar political contests among highly vetted, meticulously-coached candidates is a guaranteed road to self-negation.

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Two hundred years later, Mary Shelley’s horrifying tale of the unconstrained vision continues to speak to us. It should also serve as a permanent warning.

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