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This is how the world could be in 2050

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With the year 2020 approaching, it’s easy to look back and see how far the world has come. Massive changes in the fields of technology, science, and finance, among others, have made the planet look like a much different place than it did just 20-years ago. As more resources and energy are poured into advancing…

How to close the abysmal gender gap in finance?

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For centuries, gender equality has been a struggle for women. While women have progressively obtained more rights in society, there are still major differences between the sexes in many social spheres. One of these places where the gender gap still exists is in finance. Lacking in financial literacy, women make less decisions around money and…

Uber reported over a billion dollars in losses. Is the company doomed?

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What happens when one of the most popular companies in the world begins to hemorrhage money? Uber, a growing technology giant, has seen itself rise from a small startup into an industry giant worth billions of dollars. Yet, this growth hasn’t helped Uber turn a profit. In fact, Uber recently reported terrible financial losses, leading…

How touristification is destroying European cities

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Today, travel is easier than ever. Faster modes of transportation and cheaper lodging prices have made the world more conducive for tourists, causing more global tourism than ever before. Yet, tourists rarely if ever think about their own impact on the places they visit and the local residents who are effected by their presence. While…

WeWork’s Downfall and the Case for Overvalued Startups

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The business model was perfect. Rent out workspaces to startups and small businesses in some of the most desirable locations around the world. Give them free perks like coffee and beer, build a social atmosphere, and provide customers with them with state-of-the-art workspaces. It seemed like WeWork was on top of the world. Until it…

How One Company’s Collapse is Affecting Tourism All Over Europe

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As a European tourism giant heads for the exits, many are left wondering if the tourism industry in the region is all but finished. The bankruptcy of Thomas Cook should serve as a warning sign of how failing to innovate in a changing industry can quickly lead to the downfall of even the most well-known…

This is why you should start investing as early as possible

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Investing is a scary proposition, especially at a young age. While the allure of investing brings with it financial returns and early retirement, it can also mean financial loss and confusion. At the same time, investing your money means holding off on spending it today on something that could bring immediate happiness. But, if you…

Cash is king – but not for much longer

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Centuries ago, paper money did not exist. Instead, other forms of currency such as shells and beads were used to conduct commerce around the world. In the 11th Century, the Song Dynasty were revolutionaries in their use of a paper-based currency, paving the way for its use for centuries to come. Today, the digital age…

Will 5G technology change your life? Probably not…

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Wireless technology has come a long way since the early days of the flip-phone. Today, phones and other wireless devices can do so much more than make phone calls and send text messages; they are entire computers that communicate with one another.  With the power of internet connectivity introduced in cell phones in the early…

5 signs you’re going to be a millionaire

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Everyone wants to be a millionaire. Having such a status means that you have financial security that is reserved for a small percentage of the world. But being a millionaire isn’t just about being wealthy, it’s about securing a financial future that is unshakable no matter what the future holds. Even if you don’t have…