"Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." ~ Andy Warhol
Nov 11, 2020
117 Stashed Ideas
People want to save for many reasons: for unforeseen circumstances, retirement, holidays, or to avoid debt. Others think it is a good idea to save because they should.
While not everyone is in a position to save, of those who can save and knowing its benefits, few do it. According to Money Charity, about half of all Britons don't have money saved to fall back on. In the United States, the average saving rates were around 7.6 per cent in 2019.
Sneakers are big business around the globe and have risen from normal fashionwear into cultural trademarks, with a market valuation of USD 79 billion in 2020.
Sneakers, called trainers in the United Kingdom, are smart and comfortable to wear, part of the reason they have found their place even on formal occasions and at the workplace. The pandemic made people prioritise comfort with sales of athleisure products (like sneakers and yoga pants) skyrocketing.
Before applying for a personal loan, ask yourself first:
Make sure you are never borrowing money for a personal loan based on an emotional decision.
Only after you look at your needs, financial situation and repayment plan should you consider moving forward with securing a loan.
Side hustles are good for companies. The rich perspectives derived from diversity of experience only make your team stronger.
Side hustles are more than the clickbait suggestions such as "rent out a spare room on Airbnb" or "take online surveys." It is a way to make some extra cash that gives you a hedge against feeling stuck. It can be something you create or your true passion.
In 1960's, the Philadelphia Police Department became so frustrated with the overflowing streets, traffic jams and regular fights caused by the crowds of people that visited the stores the day after Thanksgiving that, it’s believed, they coined the name ‘Black Friday’ in the hope of dissuading people from heading to the shops.
It completely failed, but the name stuck.
In 2007, Dunkin' ran ads that mocked the uppity coffee culture. Starbucks remained silent.
In 2008 Dunkin' declared its coffee superior to Starbucks. The campaign told coffee drinkers to avoid Starbucks with various catchphrases.
The future of Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1996, is hard to predict, just like the Internet was not predicted or known in 1969.
There will be new methods for earning money, new places to live, and new ways to be old in the world. And there will be challenges too, like the ever-accelerating climate crisis.