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How the U.S. Is Preparing Its Power Grid to Transition to Electric Vehicles 

What the Transition to Electric Vehicles Means for the U.S. Power Grid  They’ve been championed as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional cars. But as more rechargeable electric vehicles (EVs) hit the road, how will the U.S. power grid—already strained due to record high temperatures and other factors—be able to meet the demand? Here we’ll discuss…

The 7 Biggest Shopping Days and Their Origins 

Shopping holidays are a time-honored American tradition. Now, however, shoppers can decide whether to line up outside a brick-and-mortar store on Black Friday or fill a virtual shopping cart on Cyber Monday—or do both.  We’re here to explore the history behind seven of the biggest shopping days. Looking back, we may glean what makes shoppers…

Accounting: One of the World’s Oldest Professions 

When people picture a day in the life of an accountant, they often envision a professional diligently tapping away on the keys of a calculator while tracking the funds coming in and out of their client’s accounts. All the better to ensure the numbers add up correctly, of course.  But thousands of years ago, when…

8 Pathways You Can Take to Become an Entrepreneur 

At some pivotal moment in our professional journey, many of us harbor a remarkable idea or long to embark on a path of independence and self-expression. Yet, most of us wonder: “How can I transform this dream into reality?” In fact, upwards of 27 million Americans dream of pursuing self-employment, but many are unsure of…

The Impacts of Moving to Clean Energy Too Quickly 

When it comes to recent shifts in global temperatures, changes in precipitation totals, and the imminent loss of species on land and sea, climate change is the large, disruptive elephant in the room. Caused in large part by the excessive levels of fossil fuels used to power cars and generate electricity, climate change has led…

How AI Is Changing the Way We Do Business 

Just as the internet revolutionized our lives starting in the 1990s, artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way we interact with others, run businesses, and conduct many other aspects of our lives in the 2020s. While AI is by no means a new concept (depending on which source you consult, it was conceived sometime during…

What Are the Most Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies? 

In business, marketing is spreading awareness of a product or service with the goal of having more people pay for it. Ideally, this is done in a way that minimizes up-front costs to the marketer while maximizing their financial returns. But which strategies are the most cost-effective? Below we’ll summarize economical strategies that are readily…

By The Numbers: What Is an MBA Actually Worth? 

The MBA is the most popular graduate management degree in the world. According to a 2022 report by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 86% of graduates holding a Master of Business Administration were employed by the time of graduation.   Many students who pursue this degree do so because they seek to switch industries and catapult…

Who or What Decides Gas Prices? 

Memorial Day is almost upon us, an annual event that typically triggers another annual phenomenon in the United States: high gas prices. By the calendar, summer starts in late June, but due to rising temperatures and dwindling school schedules, Memorial Day is considered by many to be the unofficial start of the summer season, heralding…

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