Consumer

Backup Plans May Keep You from Achieving Your Goals, Study Says

When it comes to setting organizational and personal goals, making a backup plan has been seen as a sensible way to deal with uncertainty — to be prepared if things don’t go as expected. However, new [...]

National Debt Relief Talks About Overcoming Debt Problems

National Debt Relief shared in a recent article published July 10, 2016 how a lot of consumers are having a hard time dealing with debt problems. The article, titled “4 Ways You Can Deal With Overwhelming [...]

Comprehensive Map of Primate Brain Development Published in Nature

According to the following news announcement, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published an in-depth analysis of a comprehensive molecular atlas of brain development in the non-human primate.  Here is what they published: [...]

A Look at the Phenomenon of Cannabis Tourism

As the entire cannabis industry comes out from the shadows of the economy one of the industries flourishing more is marijuana related tourism. Under the new conditions seems that any cannabis related activity is a good [...]

FDA Approves New Obesity Weight Loss Device

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new obesity treatment device that uses a surgically-placed tube to drain a portion of the stomach contents after every meal. The device is intended to assist in [...]

US Cannabis Finance

While there is a constant debate among policy and lawmakers about the possible impacts of cannabis in society and the health effects on its users, things seem to be different in Economics. As far as the [...]

National Debt Relief Talks Advantages Of Debit Cards Over Credit Cards

National Debt Relief described some of the benefits of using debit cards over credit cards in an article titled “6 Ways Debit Cards Are Better Than Credit Cards” , which explains why there are times it is [...]

NONPROFIT OR “FOR PURPOSE” — WHERE DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION BELONG?

By Donna Tschiffely, Executive Director, Direct Marketing Association of Washington News reports of non-profit executives traveling first class or spending lavishly on conferences and retreats get a lot of attention, often rightly so.  No one, in or [...]

Philanthropy: Make Your Mother Proud

By:  Tiffany Neill, Co-Chair and Pam Larmee, Co-Chair No matter how old we get, or what status we achieve in life, we always want to make our mothers proud. Recently, we had the opportunity to meet [...]

LESS THAN HALF OF U.S. HOUSEHOLDS REPORT GOOD SAVINGS , SAYS 9TH ANNUAL AMERICA SAVES WEEK SURVEY

The ninth annual America Saves Week survey has found that only two-fifths (40%) of U.S. households report good or excellent progress in “meeting their savings needs.”   This widespread lack of savings progress is consistent with responses [...]