Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Silence of the Girls As you can probably imagine, cell phones are an important part of life for teenagers in almost all parts of the world, not just the United States. And you can probably also imagine that some teenagers have greater access to technology than others, right? But what you might not know is […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Bad October for Stocks President Trump says the U.S. economy is in the best shape it’s ever been in. And it’s true that by all measures, the stock market is up 20 percent since Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. However, last week saw a serious downturn in the stock market. In fact, it’s down […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

New Cycle of Russian Hacking Begins With the 2018 midterm elections less than 100 days away, many people have started wondering about the possibility of another Russian hacking attempt. Now there is new evidence to prove that this is indeed a threat. Claire McCaskill, a Democratic senator from Missouri, is up for reelection this fall. […]

Careers: Interships

Careers: Interships

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Careers | No Comments

Have you, or has someone else you know, ever participated in an internship? What exactly is an internship, and why would someone seek one in place of a more traditional part-time job? Here, we take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of these programs, and help you determine if an internship would […]

Walmart Raises Wages

Walmart Raises Wages

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

  Last month, Congress passed a controversial new tax bill. This bill angered many Democrats because it will raise taxes for millions of middle-class families. Republicans, on the other hand, applauded the bill because it gives big tax breaks to both small and big businesses. Many Republicans believe that when companies pay less in taxes, […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Big Changes for GE Last Monday, General Electric (GE) announced that it will be replacing its CEO, Jeffrey R. Immelt. Immelt has been the CEO of General Electric for the past sixteen years. He was instrumental in successfully guiding the company through the global recession of 2008. Immelt also helped to encourage and lead GE’s […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Beauty Queen Mikayla Holmgren is a 22-year-old college student, dancer, and mentor for other young women. What sets her apart from other women her age? In November, she will become the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. Holmgren has participated in several beauty contests in the past. She […]

Careers: Industrial Psychologist

Careers: Industrial Psychologist

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Careers | No Comments

Do you ever stop and think about what causes people do what they do in the workplace? Do you ever wonder what motivates people to do a good job, or to come to work on time, or to lead effectively? If so, then the field of industrial psychology may be right up your alley. What […]

Trump vs. the Automobile Companies

Trump vs. the Automobile Companies

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Current Events | No Comments

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at President-elect Donald Trump’s use of social media and its possible effects on some economic decisions. President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t take office until later this month, but already he is having a huge influence on the way business is done in the United […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Hurricane Matthew Slams U.S. Coast Hurricane Matthew made landfall in the U.S. late last week. It lingered along the coast for four days, bringing heavy rain and wind before finally heading back out to sea on Sunday, when it was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone. Residents in Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and the Carolinas all suffered […]