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OPINION: What’s So Important About Financial Literacy?

My obsession with finance and economics has opened many doors. From gaining interest in AP Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, to investing avidly in the stock market, I’ve learned many things. I’ve realized that human nature is in fact a force that must be reckoned with in economic analysis, and I’ve realized that history may be destined […]

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The Future of Personal Transportation & Why Uber and Lyft Will Die

In 1908, Henry Ford revolutionized transportation by bringing the Ford Model T, the first mass-produced automobile, to market. Today, we are in the midst of another revolution in transportation: autonomous driving. It’s a buzz-phrase that has been around for a while, but is only recently truly coming to fruition. Car companies and tech giants alike […]

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OPINION: Why Investors Play a Crucial Role in the Economy

Society loathes the investor, and it’s quite clear why. They seem to profit off pure luck and others’ hard work, and very tellingly, their income is legally called unearned. Additionally, their irresponsibility and greed have caused the Great Depression and the Great Recession, resulting in a fervent anti-Wall Street movement. But in reality, they actually […]

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OPINION: The United States Can No Longer Ignore a Growing Debt Crisis

As the level of debt in the United States continues to increase, the country cannot continue to ignore unchecked federal spending and increasing student debt. According to Just Facts, government debt alone is equal to “105% of the U.S. gross domestic product,” and “617% of annual federal revenues.” By 2050, it is estimated that U.S. […]