Financial Literacy in a Culture of Consumerism

Whether you are pink, green, purple, blue, young, middle aged or old, one thing that all have in common is money. Money is ubiquitous in our lives from having money to spend on gum or bus fare, to saving and getting a return on your investment. We all have choices and how we view money, will depend on the choices made, our degree of wealth and motivation to earn or

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The Double Jeopardy of Tolando Hall

The justice system was created to maintain order and eliminate chaos. Laws and corresponding penalties are in place to hold people accountable for their actions. There are thousands of laws on the books, some that help keep order, and some are are simply nuisances. That said, some statues and ordinances, likely won’t make that much sense to the everyday law-abiding citizen. There is one law in particular, active in 11

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The Pressure to Be Liked: Popularity and Stress in Social Media

If you are reading this, chances are that you found your way to this article through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or some other form of social media. In a statistic published by Pew Research Internet Project, of the 74% of online adults who use social media, 89% of this users are between the ages of 18-29. Therefore, I’m going to assume that you’re like me and that you have had some

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What if People Cared As Much About Politics as They Do Sports?

Every year when football season kicks off, the foaming at the mouth and the gentle sighing begins. People get their new jerseys, they put on their war paint, and the head to the stadium to howl themselves hoarse, because that local sports team really has a chance to go all the way this year. The sighs come from the non sports fans on social media, as they shake their heads

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