Angelo Young

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Poverty in the U.S. rose to 11.4% of the population last year, a 1 percentage point increase from 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The official poverty rate does not account for the...
Millions of Baby Boomers have been retiring each year since the first members of this generational group (born between 1946 and 1964) became eligible for Social Security benefits in 2008. The pace...
To give you an idea of how tight the U.S. residential real estate market has become, look at what’s going on in Ketchum, Idaho, about 150 miles west of the state capital of Boise. Housing in this...
The United Nations estimates that global average life expectancy in 2020 was 75.6 years for women and 70.8 years for men. In several countries, including South Korea, Italy and Switzerland and Japan,...
Most Americans are familiar with “The New Colossus” — the famous Emma Lazarus poem mounted at the base of the Statue of Liberty that begs: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled...
Car owners are familiar with that dreaded feeling when the “check engine” indicator lights up on the dashboard display. It could be a minor issue, such as a loose gas cap, but it could also be...
Single-use plastic may one day be viewed much like cigarettes are today: something once considered a relatively harmless habit that evolves culturally into a reviled threat to public health despite...
Median household income numbers offer a good measure of how American families are faring economically — and for the first time in years, many U.S. households saw a drop in earnings, based on...
According to the U.S. Postal Service, more than 330,000 residents of New York City requested out-of-state address changes in the first eight months of the pandemic lockdowns last year, as businesses...
As the only country in the world whose constitution enshrines the right to keep and bear arms without restrictions, it’s no surprise the United States is absolutely saturated with guns. The country...
With rising inflation, flagging consumer confidence, and a national unemployment rate still hovering above pre-pandemic levels, Americans are entering the 2021 holiday season conscious of rising...
Brand equity is the commercial value of a brand that can be generated from consumer perception of a brand name. In business lingo, this is called an intangible asset. It’s important for any...
For most of us, the ultimate luxury car would be a high-end model of a mass-produced car — let’s say a Lexus LC convertible (starting at $94,075) or a BMW X6 M50i crossover ($108,000 with all...
These days, it’s possible to find in most new cars vehicle-safety features that just a few years ago would have been considered premium add-on options for luxury vehicles. Even modestly-priced cars...
Americans are unhappy with the way things are going in the United States, and have been for a while. Something else going on in the United States that is making a lot of people unusually dissatisfied...