Tag: United States

Economy of the United States

The invisible hand of the market has proven to be a working metaphor since it was first introduced by Adam Smith in ‘The Theory of Moral Sentiments’ in 1759, and in ‘The Wealth of Nations’ in 1776. This metaphor describes the self-regulating behavior of the marketplace. It basically describes how the interests of a few

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Smart Grid

The word “Smart Grid” is rarely used but in the past decade it has picked up some traction. The word “grid” amounts to the networks that carry electricity from the plants where it’s generated to the customers. This includes wires, substations, transformers, switches etc. The word “smart” is used the same way as when describing

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Bullying

Bullying has become a serious problem within the United States. I’m sure bullying has always been a problem but with new technology, specifically, social media, the issue seems to have become more severe. Statistics from 2010 show that nearly 1 in 7 children, ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, are either bullies or being bullied.

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Retire Financially Free

Retirement? Oh my god, I’m not that old… am I? It doesn’t matter if you’re 20 years old or 60 years old, financing your retirement should still be a priority on your list. If the elders tell you that “you’re too young to be thinking about retirement” just remember this example: if you started saving

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Electricity Simplified

We’ve all heard of negatively charged particles called electrons. The movement of these electrons from one place to another creates electricity. Remember in high school when there were simple energy conversion experiments to generate electricity? In my school, we used potatoes and wires to adjust the flow of electrons and create electricity. You can try

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Affordable Care Act

This article is to explain the Affordable Care Act by informing you about how it works and the next steps you need to take in order to sign up. I am not writing this article to state my opinions on whether or not I agree with the Act, but this is simply for information purposes

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Saving Or Investing

If you majored in a business related field, then you probably know the difference between investing your money and saving your money. You understand that an investor which owns a business or real-estate property can find themselves unable to pay their bills. The rest of us who did not major in a business related field

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Post-Racial America

In the wake of George Zimmerman being found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin, Americans took to the streets and to the computers to voice their opinions. The tragedy of Martin’s death lies in the fact that a boy of just 17 was shot resulting in his death. Controversy aside, the case made

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