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15 US Cities Where Electricity Bills Are Sky-High: Birmingham-Hoover Is Most Expensive

Summer brings with it two certainties: rising temperatures and rising electric bills. In 2020, renters and homeowners spent more time in their residences amid pandemic closures and companies shifting to work-from-home models. Homes and apartments that were previously dormant during work hours were suddenly filled with people working and kids attending online school. Amid this […]

Photovoltaic solar panels and wind turbines, San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, Palm Springs, California

US States That Produce the Most Solar Energy: Who’s Following in California’s Footsteps?

In the first few months of his administration, one of President Joe Biden’s top policy priorities has been addressing the threat of climate change — while also improving infrastructure and creating jobs to generate economic growth. Biden has stated a goal of reaching 100% pollution-free electricity by 2035, which means dramatically scaling up renewable energy […]

Downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA skyline.

US Cities With the Highest Rates of Inflation in 2022

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve Bank and Congress have taken unprecedented steps to stabilize the economy after entire industries and sectors ground to a halt last year amidst the public health crisis. The Fed has kept interest rates near zero, created lending programs to pump trillions of dollars into the economy, and bought […]

14 Trades To Swap A Paperclip for a House. Impossible Right? Wrong…

The legend of the “Straw Millionaire”, also known as “Daietsu”, is a Japanese folk tale about a poor man who becomes wealthy through a series of successive trades, starting with a single piece of straw. We set out to determine if there was any truth to this, to determine how possible it is and finally […]

The Death of Money: Where Does All the ‘Old’ Money Go?

Since 9000 BC we’ve been exchanging things of value for items we need or want. This system of bartering has evolved over time; from the Chinese with their bronze trinkets and the Indians with their cowrie shells to Italian gold florins and Swedish paper money. Over the last few thousands of years, we’ve moved further […]

Hyperinflation Illustrated: 5 Times Currencies Crashed

Hyperinflation occurs when a country experiences very high rates of inflation, which erodes the real value of the local currency, and causes the population to minimize their holdings of local money. It is argued that hyperinflation often occurs as a result of some kind of stress on a Government’s budget. This is because the root […]

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