Which Parent Would You Save From A Fire?

June 22, 2015– Are moms loved more than dads? Do kids secretly have favorites, just like parents? A quick glance at spending on their respective holidays might suggest that mothers are more loved- or at least more expensive. On average, spending on mom for mother’s day outpaces the paternal equivalent by almost $50 by adults 18+. In 2013, spending was …

Blame Baby Boomers for Stagnant Income

June 15, 2015 – Between 2009 and 2014, 5.5 million people retired in America – the largest number ever seen across a five year period and more than double the five year period preceding it. That’s 5.5 million peak-earners leaving the workforce. The problem with the popular median household income statistic is that it is an aggregate stat based on …

“B” is for Below Average

June 8, 2015 – Should you be proud of your straight-A student or disappointed with an all B report card? As a result of instructors and institutions gradually lowering standards, the bell curve grading style has disappeared and high marks are saturating GPAs across the country. 43% of grades across all post-high school institutions in America are As, 34% Bs, …

The Most Dangerous Job in Sports

June 1, 2015 – If you think playing in 120⁰ heat of Qatar would be miserable, how about those working all day constructing the sites for the 2022 World Cup? Since Qatar won the rights to host in December of 2010, there have been 1200 worker deaths attributed to the construction of the facilities. Is this the cost of the …