This year has been a really rough one and surely seemed to get tougher with one bad thing after the next. One of those “bad things” being the financial complications among people across the country. When we think of the financial strain from this year, we probably immediately think of small mom and pop businesses suffering the most. While it is true how the financial burdens impacted small businesses, we also could see these burdens on a smaller scale or more specifically, for everyday couples. In the past, couples traditionally might have been bickering about how much to spend on Continue reading Pandemic $$$ fights: Couples edition
Buying a home is such a huge first step into adulthood, especially when it comes to married couples who are looking to buy a home together but what does it look like for unmarried couples who are looking to buy? The number of unmarried couples in the U.S. has nearly tripled over the past twenty years. Just like any other person, they search for a decent place they can stay at for the best/cheapest offer possible. Yes, buying a home is a big milestone but it is easy to be intimidated by the prices especially since housing prices recently have Continue reading Buying a home in 2020: Unmarried couples edition
HCA (one of the nation’s largest hospital chains), has decided to pay back six billion dollars in federal pandemic aid, offering the company some financial flexibility it had lost when it took the infusion of cash, according to its executives. On Thursday, they said they would return the roughly estimated $1.6 billion it received in direct relief from the government, and repay its relief loans, causing them to be $4.4 billion ahead of schedule because they felt that it was “appropriate and the socially responsible thing to do.” The company’s finance chief told analysts through a call that the repayment Continue reading How are hospitals handling their financials though COVID?
Eighteen hours ago, Graeme Campbell published an article titled “Community? Nike doesn’t care about your family run store” which dives into a family run sports store which had a partnership with Nike for more than fifty years. As of earlier today, Nike has decided to put their fifty year partnership on the back burner and cut ties with the Bronx based sporting company. Owner, Moe Stein, stated how he “knew Nike when they had nothing” he also feels that Nike is “putting down the Bronx because its not an elite place for them.” Although this is pretty sad, the 92-year-old Continue reading What’s next for small businesses who lose business to big corporations?
As we know covid-19 has changed our lives completely, forcing us to scramble for and cling onto anything that can get us back to normal, or at least make us feel that way. One of those things are the re-emergence of college football or in better terms, sports in general. We seen sports everywhere before the pandemic hit and was just a normal part of life. In the earlier months of the pandemic it was clear that it was a threat to all sports and a big question that was asked was whether or not they will be back this Continue reading Why is college football back during COVID-19?