The Fast Casual Industry is Growing—Fast
A decade of growth There are over 2,700 Chipotles, 2,100 Panera Breads, and almost 2,800 Jimmy Johns in the United States as of this year. If you think those numbers are high, wait till you hear how many Starbucks restaurants there are—15,000, and counting!
Composting Consciousness: Where’s the best place to do it?
With Earth Day behind us, you may be thinking about the environment a little more. From using paper straws to reusable water bottles, saving the Earth has become a priority for many. One growing trend to help you become more environmentally friendly is composting. Composting creates organic material by combining dead plant parts and water with your waste and scraps, that definition according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The point of composting is so the organic material created can be used to cut down on methane emissions from landfills and also help plants grow.
Five Ways To Do A Health Check-In for Post-Pandemic Life
Over the past year, we’ve all had our guard up in terms of healthcare. A tickle of the throat had us racing to google for a COVID-19 symptom check, and indoor wellness was ramped up as we figured out how to turn living rooms into cardio gyms.
Planning for Retirement in a Post-Pandemic Economic World
Retirement saving is always scary. Questions of setting a retirement date, planning for unexpected changes in health and circumstance, and caring for extended family members are constantly on the minds of so many American workers. Of course, after a year of so much economic uncertainty, retirement planning can seem even scarier. But, any wise financial planner knows that scary circumstances require extra levels of financial discretion.
Make the Most of Spring with Seasonal Fun!
Spring has sprung, and this year, we are all looking for fun ways to safely enjoy the sunshine, flowers, and joys of spring. After a long, difficult year of staying inside and feeling uncertain about what is safe, getting out safely for some springtime fun seems more important than ever before.
Survey shows overall habits, stressors of wearing a fitness tracker
Watches and bracelets aren’t the only accessories people are wearing on their wrists these days. Whether it’s to make a statement or achieve a goal, fitness trackers have become a common staple for many to put on each day.
College Students Would Give Almost Anything to Go Back to College
College during COVID is not ideal, for more reasons than one. Not only do students have to miss out on the extra-curricular and social activities that make it the best four years of their lives, but they also have to suffer through remote learning - which often entails longer lectures, more homework, and less study groups that made the tough classes a little more bearable.
Posting Pics, Making Rent
According to a new report, the states where social media influencers must post the least in order to cover their rent are West Virginia, Arkansas, and South Dakota. In these states, social media influencers with even fewer than 10,000 followers must only post nine sponsored content pieces a month to cover rental costs.