The Continuation of Gender Disparity in Sports

For one of the most popular pastimes on the planet, the soccer world sure has their priorities messed up. Women soccer players around the globe continue to be paid a paltry sum when compared with their male counterparts. It is time to right this wrong and catch up with the times. Women deserve equal pay for the same job. The Sky’s the Limit for Men When it comes to the way the men are paid who play the most popular sport in the world, it seems like the sky’s the limit. Currently, the highest paid male soccer player is Kylian Mbappe, who is set to earn $63MM per year, or [...]

By |2022-09-23T14:17:38+00:00September 23, 2022|Sports|0 Comments

Seven Decades as Head of the British Empire

The world is mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who ended her 70 years as the British monarch with her death last week. The world has changed drastically since her ascension to the throne at the age of 25, and the influence she has had over leaders near and far will ripple long after her death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zKYSzfkaFs A Storied Past with Storied Beginnings Queen Elizabeth II, born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary and known as Lilibet, was third in line to the throne at her birth, never knowing that a scandalous royal love affair would alter her life so dramatically when her uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated the throne to marry [...]

By |2022-09-15T19:10:32+00:00September 16, 2022|World News|0 Comments

Goodnight Mr. Gorbachev: The Soviet Union Falls Again

Most of the news coming out of Russia recently has dealt with Putin’s war on Ukraine and the sanctions and ramifications of those actions. But early last week one of the greats fell when Mikhail Gorbachev succumbed to an unnamed protracted illness and died at the age of 91. He leaves a legacy that will outlast his name, as he was at the helm when the Soviet Union dissolved. […]

By |2022-09-08T20:38:28+00:00September 8, 2022|World News|0 Comments

The Runaway Inflation Train Continues

If you feel like you are on a runaway train with no end in sight when it comes to the rising cost of goods and services, then you are not alone. Prices have skyrocketed for a wide variety of reasons, including supply chain woes, war in Ukraine, drought, and other natural disasters. The Federal Reserve is doing what it can to stop the hurtling train, but raising the interest rates takes its own toll. Word on the street is it will get worse before it gets better. Speeding Towards Economic Turmoil Every time the Federal Reserve tries to fight inflation, they raise the interest rates, hoping that they can stabilize [...]

By |2022-09-01T15:07:47+00:00September 1, 2022|US Economy|0 Comments

Women Leaders Are Human Too

When it comes to balancing work and life, leaders of countries are in a difficult predicament. Sure, they need to show themselves as professional and put together, but they also deserve to have a life outside of the office. Because running an entire country is not easy, world leaders probably need leisure time even more than the average person. And do those who elect these politicians have the right to say how they spend their free time? Fight For Your Right to Party One notable prime minister has gotten herself into a bit of hot water lately for playing a little too much, but is it fair to say that [...]

By |2022-08-26T15:20:58+00:00August 26, 2022|World News|0 Comments

Gen Z Makes Waves

Clearly the labor market is still upended. The chaos and disarray that started in the pandemic lockdown has not yet gone back to business as usual, and there are many categorical reasons for this. There is definitely a lack of workers and a different attitude about work permeating the air lately. Some people who got a taste of remote work in the pandemic want more of it, and other workers are seeking a better work/life balance.  These changes have certainly turned “business as usual” to “catch as catch can,” and many customers are feeling the ramifications of that. Where Have All the Capitalists Gone? For Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, [...]

By |2022-08-19T18:24:35+00:00August 19, 2022|Job Market|0 Comments

Batten Down the Hatches

After 2.5 years of economic chaos, it’s no surprise that the future is a bit murky at best. Having lived through Covid-19, a worldwide shutdown, supply chain unrest, a war in the grain capital of the world, outlandish natural gas prices, and even Monkeypox, it’s safe to say that at this point anything can happen next. Now imagine you were a teen, who has spent some of your formative years hearing all these negative economic milestones on an endless loop. Although you might think your teens are not listening, it is time to set them up for success when it comes to the economy. As the father of a 14-year-old [...]

By |2022-08-11T19:36:00+00:00August 11, 2022|US Economy|0 Comments

Sailing Through Rough Seas: Deflated Economy Still Offers Corporate Wins

Watching the economy the past few years is like watching a tiny boat on the high seas. Some days the sailing is easy, and some days the waves crest over the boat. From a total global shutdown to a booming housing market to the endless trouble of the supply chain, no one knows if the next crashing wave will capsize the boat or not. For American consumers and business owners, it's all hands on deck to ensure that the boat can adapt to the tumultuous seas. Rough Waters Watching the economy for the last two years has been like riding the wild ocean waves. First, the pandemic shut down the [...]

By |2022-08-05T17:58:49+00:00August 5, 2022|US Economy|0 Comments

Should Your Health Be Prime?

It’s one thing to have a company know what type of movies you like, your spending habits, or how many times you ask Alexa a question each day. But it is quite another thing to have a larger-than-life company involved in your daily health decisions or to have your vital health data on hand in your profile. This week Amazon is making a move to cement their hold on the healthcare industry by purchasing One Medical, and not everyone is happy about it. […]

By |2022-07-29T16:55:52+00:00July 29, 2022|Healthcare|0 Comments

Flying the Unfriendly Skies

If you have flown anywhere in the past several months, you already know firsthand that the world of air travel is in chaos. From canceled flights to passengers sleeping for days on airport floors, the entire travel industry has had trouble recovering from the travel bans of Covid-19. And now that the summer traveling rush is upon us, the industry cannot rebuild itself with any sense of haste, leaving passengers stranded and an airline industry. […]

By |2022-07-21T18:59:12+00:00July 21, 2022|Air Travel|0 Comments
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