The minimum wage debate is a HUGE issue in the USA. Let’s go into detail about each principle point and even discuss my own personal opinion on the topic!
Everything econ and finance.
Our finance articles include insight into managing money and building financial freedom. I try to provide an unbiased approach, without sales pitches or the usual "get rich quick" gimmicks. I prefer actual money-handling strategies backed up by evidence.
Our economics articles incorporate the latest research and my personal philosophy to find interesting insights into society and human behavior. With economics being the study of the allocation of scarce resources, it gives us plenty of research options! My economic-research style typically involves the use of third-party data along with a morality-focused approach to understand exactly why we receive certain outcomes.
If you're just starting out, take a quick look at my Philosophical Approach to Economics article. If you're ready to dive straight into research, a popular starting article is my take on Occupational Licensing.
The Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) was passed on March 23rd, 2010. Since then, health insurance premiums have steadily rose. And for 2018 premiums are up 34%. That means the health insurance companies must have been struggling all these years… right?
A quick and easy article regarding the current Top 5 major cryptocurrencies with some basic comparisons. A look at Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin.
Confused/curious about the Venezuelan inflation? Or the conversion from Bolivars to USD? Click here for a simple and easy breakdown of the numbers and markets!
Looking for some reasons why socialism sucks? You’ve come to the right place. Socialism is defined as: “Any of various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized government that often plans and controls the economy”. If you’re like most people – you’ve probably heard a few good things said about socialism every once in awhile.
But how about we take a moment and look at what is often the overlooked aspects of this terrible government structure.
This is a common misconception arising from Keynesian economics. Let’s review why the interest rate is NOT the price of money.
Review of some recent (and not so recent!) economic literature on the “gender gaps”.
A very gentle introduction to a commonly misunderstood tool – Credit. So, how do credit cards work and why should you use them?
What is the value of property rights? Why are property rights an important topic in economics and politics? Should we safeguard this right?
SPSS, R, SAS, Stata, Minitab – The options are nearly endless. Let’s use some graphics to display the market share and explain which I use!
Looking for a way to get the basics of economics without the complicated mathematics? Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt is your answer!