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16 Items that Have Been Replaced by Your iPhone

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Earlier this month, Apple released its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Smartphones in general are not cheap, but the iPhone 8 retails for $699 and the iPhone 8 Plus comes in at $799. I have heard many of my friends debating over whether or not it’s worth such a high price tag. While those prices seem extremely steep at first glance, I began thinking about all of the items that our smartphones have replaced. As all of these things are added up, it makes the price surprisingly more reasonable. More

Toys "R" Us Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Monday evening Toys “R” Us, joined a large list of retailers that have filed for bankruptcy protection. Growth of the internet, a large debt load, and frightened suppliers all contributed to its demise. More

Tesla - 4 Points to Consider Before Buying Its Stock or Car

Friday, July 14, 2017

Tesla announced their new Model 3 today. Should you buy a Tesla or even it's stock? Here are 4 points to consider when making your decision. Learn more at Higher Rock Education! More

Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus's Last Act – The Economics

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

What show has entertained Americans for 146 years? The Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey circus. Approximately 10 million attend the circus annually according to a New York Times article. For generations, the circus has rolled into towns, pitched their huge tents and dazzled audiences with flying acrobats, amusing clowns, freak shows, and other incredible feats. I remember trapeze artists performing summersaults high above the ground, jugglers of fire, men being shot across the arena More


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