economics

How Would Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Forgive Student Debt Work in Practice?

On Monday, Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren hitched her election wagon firmly to the rising tide of concern over the costs of college….

Are Cashless Businesses Even Legal?

Cash is king. Or rather, I should say, cash was king. In an era of efficiency, streamlined by plastic cards, Apple Pay and Venmo, using…

Should I Be Hoarding Gold to Prepare for the End of the World?

We all know gold is valuable and pretty much always has been. For much of human history, it was money itself. Then we switched to…

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…