Is College Necessary For Success? Many Say No.

The financial cost of college is, needless to say, quite high. At least that is what my own monthly school loan statement says. The real question is: Do kids today need traditional college to succeed? The truth is online courses and community college offer kids the same knowledge for much less. Pick a field and … Continue reading Is College Necessary For Success? Many Say No.

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Monopolies Are Real, Not Just A Game

Let's face it, monopolies exist. There are companies that operate as a sole source within their field, and no one is stopping them. Can you name a few? EssilorLuxottica is one such company that was recently outed in the news. They handle the bulk of big name eyewear products. Now, the question isn't about becoming … Continue reading Monopolies Are Real, Not Just A Game

Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?

Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?

From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!

Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!