Going to a CUNY: Not Your Average Experience

By: ITTECA KHAN March 12, 2018 “CUNY is made up of many well renowned and respected universities that give our nation’s top private schools a run for their money. This school system aims to provide high quality and affordable education…

Tipping: Get it Together!

By HIBBA MAHMUD March 7th, 2018 “According to the New York State Department of Labor, all tipped employees make a minimum of $7.50 per hour.” Dear Customer, Whenever a tourist reads a guidebook on the USA, one of the most…

Paper with a Print: The Money Paradox

By HUDA AYAZ January 18, 2018 “At the end, the money returned to its original owner–the already rich and economically satisfied outsider. The story of how money travels. In a small town where most are in debt, there resides a…

Cigarettes Are Designed to Get You Addicted

By DHRUV SITAPARA December 1, 2017 “Moreover, nicotine is water soluble, meaning that companies could easily lower the amounts of nicotine in cigarettes, but they don’t. “ Cigarettes are purposefully designed to get people addicted. How are they designed to…

The Prison Industrial Complex: Lining Up Pockets by Locking Up People

By ITTECA KHAN November 28, 2017 “The overlapping interests of Government and Industry that use surveillance, policing and imprisonment as solutions to economic political and social problems.”   The Prison Industrial Complex is a structure of society which helps maintain…

Made in Bangladesh: The Truth about the Garment Industry

By NIDA ALI November 24, 2017 “Mahnure, 22, traveled to Bangladesh to uncover poor working conditions in garment factories, some of which we buy from every day without thinking twice. “ In a small swindling factory in Naranjang, Bangladesh, Janis…

How You Should Manage Your Money

By AMRITA AGARWAL October 2, 2017 “Effective managing money in other words means lead a good and financially healthy life. Money management is definitely a skill whether it is in personal or work life. “ Managing money is a part…

The Healthiest AND Cheapest Foods You Should Eat Daily

By PRITI BHATIA September 21, 2017 “Good health is achieved by a complete balanced food which covers our both macro and micro requirement and surely it’s not confined to expensive and exclusive food. There are easy and cheap option available…

Should You Buy a Designer Trench Coat?

By GALINA VASILYEVA September 3, 2017 “All of which raises the question: How much should you pay for a trench coat? And what constitutes a high-quality trench?”  In a recent — informal and unscientific — poll of colleagues, the question…

Fastest and Cheapest Meals if You’re On a Budget!

By SHAUN V. RAGLAND September 2, 2017 “Here are some of the best recipes people shared, along with a few more ideas to help you and your family eat well for next to nothing.” If you ask a roomful of…

Is Getting Rich Worth It?

By NIKLAS GöKE August 22, 2017 “So instead of becoming someone who’s bank account is multiplying, become someone worth amplifying.“ There is a story called the fisher and the manager. It exists in many cultures, versions and translations. Here’s mine:…

Full Bellies Don’t Revolt: Why Poor People Do Not Deserve Welfare

By WILLIAM BETEET July 30, 2017 “This isn’t a question about what people deserve, it’s about what the state can provide its citizens. “ In a hundred years everyone will be on welfare. If machine learning technology continues to improve…

Five Year Plan: A Guide to Financial and Life Success From One of the Richest Men in the World

By MAVERICK LIN July 26, 2017 “Li Ka-Shing’s wisdom on money through his Five-Year Plan, is incredibly enlightening” Li Ka-Shing is one of Asia’s richest people and the 18th richest person in the world, and he has an incredible rags-to-riches…

Diversity and Acceptance: The True Driver of Economic Growth

By MICHAEL ZINNN April 21, 2017 “When we reject ideas, and people, we also reject their potential to change our lives, to innovate and to move world forward.” Over the past year, there have been many opinions on what’s wrong…

How the Call to End Lobbying Might Be More Complicated Than We Think

By SAM ELUTO January 18, 2017 “Even though we associate lobbyists with massive multinational oil corporations or big pharma, lobbying can cover many issues that otherwise would not receive the proper attention without money behind it.” A key element to…