The American Middle Class – 2019 and Beyond, What Now?

A Storied History of the American Middle Class- Part 3 “The middle-class is the heart and backbone of this country”: an idea that has been a central position for many a presidential candidate, and for a long time it was a true statement. The middle class became the bedrock that sustained the country in times of volatility, ensuring continued success with better-paying jobs and a steady-stream of happy consumers. This strong declaration of the importance of the middle-class was even used during the 2016 election, although the upper-class had taken…

The American Middle Class – 1990’s thru 2019, The Shift

A Storied History of the American Middle Class- Part 2 “The middle-class is the heart and backbone of this country”: an idea that has been a central position for many a presidential candidate, and for a long time it was a true statement. The middle class became the bedrock that sustained the country in times of volatility, ensuring continued success with better-paying jobs and a steady-stream of happy consumers. This strong declaration of the importance of the middle-class was even used during the 2016 election, although the upper-class had taken…

The American Middle Class – 1950’s thru 1980’s, The Standard

A Storied History of the American Middle Class “The middle-class is the heart and backbone of this country”: an idea that has been a central position for many a presidential candidate, and for a long time it was a true statement. The middle class became the bedrock that sustained the country in times of volatility, ensuring continued success with better-paying jobs and a steady-stream of happy consumers. This strong declaration of the importance of the middle-class was even used during the 2016 election, although the upper-class had taken over an…

Top 10 Largest USA Employers

Ask any graduate about what job they are doing, and they will say that the job market is doesn’t look too good. They are probably looking in the wrong place. From package delivery to food service, the US has the largest range of industries that are currently employing more than a million employees. The numbers change every year and competition is always fierce. We bring to you the ten US employers that are currently at the top of their game. The statistics for this article have been gathered from numerous…

Creative Ways to Lower the Cost of College

Many students want to attend the college of their dreams. However, the average cost of tuition at colleges is around $10,020, which is way more than what a student can afford. While some students take on part-time jobs to pay for college, most of them end up taking out a student loan. If they are lucky enough, they get a good-paying job as soon as they graduate, while others keep hunting for a decent job for years. There are many ways to make it through college without spending every penny…

Dummies’ Guide to Mutual Funds

If you are exploring the investments world, then you must have heard success stories of novice investors who bought their own house at the age of 25 years solely because of investing in mutual funds. But what are mutual funds? How do mutual funds work? And why are mutual funds considered great for beginners? Read on to find the answers in our dummies guide to mutual funds. What are Mutual Funds? The most basic definition of mutual funds is exactly what can be understood by considering the terms individually –…

Can I Get a Good Job With an Online Degree?

In a fantasy world where you can eat all you want without getting fat, parking tickets are free $1,000 gift cards, and body massages don’t cost a dime, you can absolutely get a job in a multi-national firm with an online degree. We know we went a little too far, but sorry to burst your bubble. It’s true because in the real world, online degrees do not hold much value. Despite all the benefits it offers, online education is still an emerging field. Many educational institutions are ill-equipped to offer…

The Basics of a Bull Market

Whether you are a business studies student or someone who has just started looking for investment options, there are two major terms that you will come across multiple times –‘bear’ market and ‘bull’ market. Market conditions have a significant impact on an investment portfolio and since bull market refers to a certain market condition, it is important to understand what this term means. Read on to deepen your business knowledge as we cover here the basics of a bull market, including what is bull market, characteristics of bull market, example…

The Basics of Stocks and Bonds

If you are reading this, chances are that your friends told you that money lying around idly in a safe will do you no good and should be invested instead. So, you are now looking for investment options that are worth your time and money. Needless to say, the first words that you came across must have been ‘stocks and bonds.’ But what are stocks and bonds? What is the difference between stocks and bonds? And how do stocks and bonds work? Keep Reading to find out. What are Stocks…