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Five Everyday Economics Illustrations That Do Not Involve Money

Friday, February 17, 2017

I confess….I am an econ nerd. I see its relevancy everywhere. As a teacher, I am always trying to think of ways I can explain economic concepts using every day events not involving a business or money. Here are a few I have used in a classroom. I hope you find them helpful. More

Running Dry......

Friday, January 27, 2017

For me, water does not seem to be a scarce resource, but for most of the world it is. This blog post will show you just how valuable and scarce clean water is. Click to Learn more! More

The Death of the Corner Store and More

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Amazon has two-hour delivery and great prices. 2016 was the first year that on-line sales will probably outpace in-store sales. They did over the Black Friday weekend according to an article in Fortune. UPS and USPS trucks were delivering on our street daily throughout the Holidays. Macy's announced on January 4th that they are closing 68 more stores and laying off 10,000 employees in the United States. For the past decade, More

Is Gaining Control of Your Debts One of Your New Years Resolutions

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Happy New Year! I enjoy the New Year. It is a time to take stock in all my blessings, and reevaluate ways I can improve my life. Like many, every year I set goals for myself and make at least one New Year's resolution. Like almost everyone, more often than not, my resolutions are broken within a month. Many of us set resolutions More

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