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Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy, specifically hydroelectricity, is a great alternative to fossil fuels but at what cost?

YouTube and the Future of Advertising

YouTube and the Future of Advertising

How 15 Seconds of Your Time Has Changed an Industry We all live in the apex of human entertainment, watching YouTube videos. Basically every type of video in every kind of field is available. On this virtual database, over 300 hours of video are uploaded […]

What Trump’s Tax Plan Means for You

What Trump’s Tax Plan Means for You

“God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. If they don’t do that, they have no useful function.” – Robert Novak Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, announced the future economic plan for the Trump administration. Coined “MAGAnomics,” the […]

Adulting Part 3: Retirement in Your 20s

Adulting Part 3: Retirement in Your 20s

From IRAs to 401(k)s

Tesla Model 3: The Best of Its Kind… For Now

Tesla Model 3: The Best of Its Kind… For Now

Since the Model S was released in the middle of 2012, it has set the bar for all electric cars, beating out combustion cars in almost every competitive way, from a luxurious, quite ride, to beating Mustangs and Corvettes at the drag strip. It’s looking […]

A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

I’m graduating soon, which is both exciting and scary at the same time. When one graduates, they have the obvious question of “what do I want to do with myself” to answer, but seldom in life do we get the luxury of considering where we […]

Mao 2.0: The Rise of Xi

Mao 2.0: The Rise of Xi

Last week we did a crash course in China’s political history. Our aim was to better understand the historical context of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) development, as well as the root of their guiding principles. This week we’re going to look Xi Jinping […]

4 Hard Lessons from My First Time Daytrading

4 Hard Lessons from My First Time Daytrading

Investing takes skill and experience. Most investors being with neither of these qualities – including me. In hindsight, it is easy to remember where I went wrong when I first started, and what errors I could have avoided. I was new to the world of […]

Can Trump Stand in the Way of the Paris Climate Agreement?

Can Trump Stand in the Way of the Paris Climate Agreement?

The current administration and its immediate predecessor had very different views on climate change. During the Obama era, combatting climate change was regularly on the docket. In a September 2016 memorandum, Obama referred to climate change as a national security threat. He also dedicated immense […]

San Francisco Headache: Is the 40% Income Tax Worth It?

San Francisco Headache: Is the 40% Income Tax Worth It?

Tax ‘season’ is over and when you filed your own taxes you probably breathed a sigh of relief. Accountants work 60-70 hours a week during the federal filing season (January-April) and need a good massage by the time they submitted their last return. However, the […]