A study recently hit the headlines finding that nearly half of Americans die in poverty. This study, instead of concentrating on entering retirement, actually looked at retirement right up to its finale.
Anyone with a connection to the Internet has probably purchased a book from Amazon. Seattle’s own darling and Fortune 500 corporation is the world’s biggest Internet retailer, bringing in $48 billion last year.
New Year’s resolutions have been around since Babylonian times, when they were used mainly for settling old debts. Today, they’re usually fresh starts calculated to avoid mistakes made or those narrowly missed during the prior year.
Feeling challenged to share? You’re not alone. Most all of us have seen far better cash-flow days. Forty-six million Americans live in poverty, 45 million are on food stamps, and 25 million are unemployed or under-employed.
Why are food prices increasing? They’re soaring not just here in our own neighborhood, but all over the world.
According to relief organization Oxfam America, “the causes are multiple and there is considerable debate about the relative importance of different factors, but key drivers are: