Created by an economist, for the people. In these uncertain economic times, effective resource management is crucial to your personal development because it allows you to sustain yourself and control your destiny, regardless of the business cycle. This simple, yet functional, budgeting tool gives visibility into where your money is going and enables you toContinue reading “I created a personal budgeting tool.”
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10 Apps That Will Help You Save Time and Grow Your Business
The life of an entrepreneur is not easy. With so many demands on their time coming from every direction, they’re always looking for ways to make their lives easier and be more productive. The Junior Economist recommends some great productivity apps that will help you manage your time and tasks and be more efficient inContinue reading “10 Apps That Will Help You Save Time and Grow Your Business”
Author Interview: How to prepare for ‘Elevated Economics’ with Richard Steele
The consequences of business inaction in regards to ESG are detrimental. When companies adjust and take action, it pays off. Richard shows the irreversible trend of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) as key success factors, as well as the emergence of socially responsible investing (SRI), and provides a framework for how to take your businessContinue reading “Author Interview: How to prepare for ‘Elevated Economics’ with Richard Steele”
Verzuz Econ Edition: Trumponomics v. Bidenomics | Hosted By: Walton Mabuto (@FinanceFridaysPod)
The 2020 Presidential Election is less than 60 days away and in a media landscape filled with fake news and propaganda, Walton Mabuto (@FinanceFridaysPod), and I decided to team up and do a podcast discussing the facts. Particularly the facts regarding each candidate’s proposed economic policies. Our goal is to gear you all with theContinue reading “Verzuz Econ Edition: Trumponomics v. Bidenomics | Hosted By: Walton Mabuto (@FinanceFridaysPod)”
#DefundThePolice: An Economic Perspective
#DefundThePolice is currently a trending hashtag that has transformed into a movement that aims to combat police brutality through fiscal accountability. You may be wondering what exactly does this look like? Don’t worry it all is explained in this podcast.
The Economics of Solidarity using R!
Question: Did standing in solidarity with ‘Black Lives Matter’ help or hurt publicly traded companies in the USA? Purpose: George Floyd’s murder prompted an international outcry denouncing police brutality and white supremacy. Unlike previously recorded police murders and violence against black people, this death prompted big corporations to make public statements along with donations toContinue reading “The Economics of Solidarity using R!”
10 Actionable Steps to Economically Empower Black Communities
Did you know…. Black American unemployment has ticked to 16.8%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s May Unemployment Report. Black Americans earn 20% lower than white workers regardless of education. Black Americans only own one half of a percentage point of wealth in the United States. Single black women with a bachelor’s degree agesContinue reading “10 Actionable Steps to Economically Empower Black Communities”
The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Rebecca!
Meet Rebecca Fornie (@_bombshellbecky)! She is an Atlanta native and a ‘Jill of All Trades’! Rebecca is a beauty entrepreneur and Corporate Allstar. During this interview, Rebecca imparts some gems for the modern business owner, as she details how she is navigating her lash business (@__bombshelllashes) and having to pivot her event planning company (@_bottlesandbeats).Continue reading “The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Rebecca!”
Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 25 | #RIPGEORGEFLOYD
This economic news update covers economic news ranging from May 25 – May 30. In this episode, the Junior Economist details unemployment numbers, the economic implications of George Floyd’s death, President Trump’s historic actions as it relates to global organizations, and much more! Listen via Stitcher, Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcast. SignContinue reading “Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 25 | #RIPGEORGEFLOYD”
Weekly Economic Updates | For Week of May 11th
An economic update of the events that occurred beginning May 11 to May 15. The podcast details the contents of the Fed’s Bi-Annual Financial Stability Report, a general overview of markets, and the stock market!