Category Archives: General Business

Mental Wellness Market Worth $121 Billion – New GWI Report

Nov. 18, 2020 The Global Wellness Institute has released a new report that finds that "mental wellness" is a $121 billion market (global). They define the market as comprised of 4 segments: 1) senses, spaces and sleep ($49.5 billion), 2) brain-boosting nutraceuticals & botanicals ($34.8 bill.), 3) self-improvement ($33 bill.), and 4) meditation & mindfulness…
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“Alternative” Financial Services market Worth $36+ Billion

Nov. 10, 2020 - Marketdata Publishes New Report: "The U.S. Alternative Financial Services Industry: Check Cashing & Money Transfer Services, Pawn Shops, Payday Loans, Rent-to-Own Stores" There are millions of households in America with low incomes and poor credit that find dealing with traditional banks to be difficult. They have chosen instead to patronize “alternative…
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Fear Mongers Are Always In Style – By John LaRosa

Sept. 30, 2020 No matter what year you choose, there is no shortage of doomsayers that claim that the country and economy are on the verge of an apocalypse. Whether it's a book author, an investment guru, or someone else, there's always someone convinced that the collapse of the government is imminent, our money will…
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America’s B.S. Machine – By John LaRosa

Aug. 24, 2020 If there's one thing that America is highly proficient at, it's the manufacture, packing and distribution of Bulls@*t (or B.S.).  Bulls@*t in business, politics and other fields has been rampant in this country for many decades. Without it, our economy would probably collapse. Of course, consumers have learned to live with it…
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