All articles tagged Economy (13)

10 Cities Primed for Economic Growth & Opportunity in 2018

10 Cities Primed for Economic Growth & Opportunity in 2018

The United States is home to hundreds of cities and towns, each with its own unique history — many of which stretch back decades or even several centuries. And among the many is nearly every... read more »

Socrata Open Finance Brings Transparency to Local Government Spending So Citizens Can See Where Their Tax Dollars Are Going

Socrata Open Finance Brings Transparency to Local Government Spending So Citizens Can See Where Their Tax Dollars Are Going

In a Nutshell: The signs of road improvement abound on city and state thoroughfares: the clutter of heavy machinery, the orange traffic cones lining the shoulder, and the ubiquitous “Your... read more »

Indeed.com Matches Candidates with the Right Positions Helping Job Seekers Overcome the Anxiety of Looking for Work in a Digital Age

Indeed.com Matches Candidates with the Right Positions Helping Job Seekers Overcome the Anxiety of Looking for Work in a Digital Age

In a Nutshell: We all have that person on our social media timeline who shares a little too much information about their lives. While many modern web surfers are quick to display pictures and... read more »

Entergy Serves 2.9 Million Customers with Affordable Electricity and Community Development Programs that Further State Economies

Entergy Serves 2.9 Million Customers with Affordable Electricity and Community Development Programs that Further State Economies

In a Nutshell: Energy providers across the country work around the clock to keep their customers’ lights on and still put financial resources aside to make the communities they serve a... read more »

State-Sponsored NY Green Bank Drives Up to $1.6 Billion in Investments Furthering Clean Energy Projects Throughout New York

State-Sponsored NY Green Bank Drives Up to $1.6 Billion in Investments Furthering Clean Energy Projects Throughout New York

In a Nutshell: Individual states are often given the task of finding solutions to the nationwide push for cleaner energy and environmental recovery. That job becomes more difficult when it comes... read more »

Marijuana Legalization Has Far-Reaching Economic and Financial Implications for Communities

Marijuana Legalization Has Far-Reaching Economic and Financial Implications for Communities

In a Nutshell: In recent years, voters in eight US states and the District of Columbia have chosen to legalize the recreational use of marijuana among adults. In even more states, marijuana is... read more »

C-SPAN Brings Americans Closer to the Moments that Shape Our Economic Policy Through 24/7 Public Affairs Broadcasting

C-SPAN Brings Americans Closer to the Moments that Shape Our Economic Policy Through 24/7 Public Affairs Broadcasting

In a Nutshell: A curtain has separated economic policymakers from the public that elected them for decades. Official Congressional press releases and soundbites to the media were intentionally... read more »

NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

NY Fed Study Shows Increased Consumer Credit Access

Every four months, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases its Survey of Consumer Expectations, which includes a fascinating appendix addressing credit access. The Fed surveys about 1,300... read more »

America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »

5 Reasons the Credit Card Industry is Booming Right Now

5 Reasons the Credit Card Industry is Booming Right Now

After a tumultuous few years of consumer cutbacks, new regulations and debt charge-offs, U.S. credit card issuers are now looking at a much brighter future. Profits from the major industry... read more »