economics

The Real Reasons Movie Concessions Cost So Much

Once upon a time, older generations tell us, going to the movies was considered a cheap date. The ticket, the snacks, the drinks: All modestly…

The Economic Breakdown of a Boxing Purse — Who Gets What?

There are hundred thousand dollar purses (also known as handbags), and then there are boxing purses. In the case of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny…

A Financial Explainer of Your Favorite Company’s ‘Free Day’

There’s no denying that we love free stuff. We wait for hours in the cold for free pancakes; we flock by the thousands for free…

What to Do If You Suddenly Lose a Bunch of Money

Perhaps you invested in the wrong cryptocurrency; perhaps you drank it all away at the local pub. Maybe you suffered a terrible event like a…