Inflation Tips for Beginners – Top 11

In October of 2022, the Consumer Price Index was 7.7% higher than the same time the previous year. The prices of shelter, food and petrol are the forerunners, which bear the brunt of all of us. Inflation has all kinds of side effects for individuals and for businesses, especially businesses that are just starting out. […]

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Best Trading Business Ideas for 2023

Trading companies are companies that acquire a variety of products from wholesalers and manufacturers to sell to retailers or directly to customers. Often, larger trading companies have their own storage units, where they store products in bulk, readily available for shipment. Smaller trading units buy products in small quantity, or based on the orders they […]

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The way the government measures economic growth keeps working mothers’ labor ‘invisible’. A new paper argues for a better system.

The American economy relies on unpaid care to function, as parents juggle childcare and chores, and manage other elderly at home. Yet caregiving is not considered part of economic output. Here’s why economists say unpaid care is important, and adds to GDP: Caring for children or the elderly allows the rest of the population to […]

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Why spam seems to come from Buffermail

A few months ago, it was brought to our attention that spam emails containing inappropriate content were being sent out and appeared to be coming from a buffer-owned domain (buffermail.com). The emails do not come from Buffer or from buffermail. In this post, we’ll do our best to explain what’s happened so far for anyone […]

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Heavy rains hit California and caused billions of dollars in damage. But less than 2% of homeowners in the state have flood insurance.

Heavy rains lashed California over Christmas and New Year’s, causing billions of dollars in damage. But the bad weather also revealed how vulnerable homeowners are becoming to the unpredictable effects of climate change. Yet few homeowners in the state were adequately prepared for flooding. According to federal data, 192,404 California homes have a flood-specific insurance […]

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