Economy

Economy

Looking Into The Future: How Driverless Cars Will Shape 2020

Experiments on driverless cars began as early as 1920s and promising trials were seen in the 1950s. It is now expected that tangible results will be witnessed by 2020, when there’ll be have an array of driverless vehicles on the roads. Case in point- through a press release, Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of Nissan, announced […]

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Economy
Finance

Practical Approach to In-Store Credit Card Offers

How to Take a Practical Approach to In-Store Credit Card Offers During the Holidays We hear it almost anytime we purchase an item at a store that offers an in-store credit card, “Would you like to apply for our store credit card?” Most major retailers such as Home Depot, Target, and Kohl’s offer a credit […]

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Economy

World’s Richest Countries in 2050

Predicting the future is complicated process, particularly when it involves assessing the future economies of the world. It requires a systematic and comprehensive analysis of different critical economic variables and infrastructures. Some of the factors taken into consideration in predicting future per capita income and GDPs of different countries include rule of law, fertility rates, […]

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Economy

Thousands Using Russell Simmons’s Rushcard Penniless More Than a Week

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of Run DMC founded RushCard, a cash advance card that lets people get their paycheck two days early. RushCard takes a customer’s paycheck, charges them a fee and pays them two days in advance of their paycheck. Thousands of people woke up to discover that their RushCard accounts were frozen, leaving […]

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Economy
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Fostering Economic Diversity Before College

After the New York Times released its ranking of top colleges based on efforts to promote economic diversity, the country began to talk in volumes about why economic diversity is still important, and why colleges should be looking toward it. Universities are absolutely a tool for creating class mobility, but the idea of economic diversity […]

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Economy
Finance

Is the Uber Economy the Solution for Job and Financial Security?

A recent article in the New York Times points to the growth of businesses like Uber that act as the intermediary of services between the provider and the customer. The “New Gig Economy” as the New York Times call it, is nothing more than the independent contractor or freelancer of decades past—with a tech twist. […]

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