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The Future of the U.S. Electric Grid

The Future of the U.S. Electric Grid

Let’s talk about a perfect world where all of our transportation needs are all electric…converting from fossil fuels may be a bigger challenge than we think.

The Annual Debate: What is a Home Worth?

The Annual Debate: What is a Home Worth?

We often stop and reflect on our own lives. At holidays, on birthdays, or any random day, we reassess our character, our virtues, our moral, and our goals. But when is the last time we stopped and reassessed our home property values? As an important practice to learn about for personal finance, it is also […]

What’s the Best Way for the Masses to Get Around?

What’s the Best Way for the Masses to Get Around?

Natural gas buses, electric street cars, monorail, subway, and more. What’s the most economic option for cities to provide transportation to their citizens for navigating the sprawl?

What Happens When You Eliminate Taxes on Small Businesses

What Happens When You Eliminate Taxes on Small Businesses

What hurt the Sunflower State – failure of supply-side economics, tax avoidance, or something else?

Helicopter Commuting for the Masses

Helicopter Commuting for the Masses

Blade, a company in New York City, is trying to bring back helicopters as another option to commuters.

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 want to do it, like when one graduates college. When […]

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 as well as how he rose through the ranks to […]

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 investing and I thought that it would be much easier […]

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

According to NASA, 97% of scientists agree that climate change is happening. It is due to human activity and fossil fuel emissions, in particular carbon emissions. With such an overwhelming consensus on climate change, the issue requires more than individualized attention. Governments have attempted to tackle this issue through many different solutions, most notably cap […]

Bias for Day Traders

Bias for Day Traders

Bias will make you poor and it will make you poor without you even knowing it. See, the human mind is programmed to respond in certain and specific ways to things like loss, change, lack of control, and the way we process information. Since humans are the primary decision makers of the markets, it’s very […]