Author: Kwaisi France

Here Are The Facts On Unemployment Benefits

What Are They? Payments made by the government and other authorized bodies to unemployed people. The benefits themselves are very modest, averaging just $300 a week. However, only about 40% of the long term unemployed collect benefits.   How Long Do They Last? State unemployment benefits are 26 weeks. Extensions have passed Congress 11...

BCS Wrapped Up

What Happened? We saw USC absolutely destroy Oklahoma in the 2005 championship. The Trojans would have to vacate the win because Pete Carroll takes liberties with rules. We saw Alabama have the only shutout of the era in a rematch of the SEC Championship game in 2012. We saw Vince...

Nothing Was The Same

Nothing Was The Same by Drake

  Drake’s third studio album, Nothing Was The Same, shows that Drake is not only at the forefront of a genre of music I like to call “singing rap”, but that he is also not afraid to step out of his comfort zone even if he stays within the realm...

Trent Richardson

Why Trent Richardson For a First Round Pick Wasn’t Worth It

  Production Trent Richardson had approximately 900 yards and 10 touchdowns in his rookie year showing incredible toughness playing most of the year with two cracked ribs. He had 58 catches last year, fifteen more than all Colt running backs combined.   How Will He Help The Colts? He’ll bolster...

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Paper Chase: Fed Decides Against Tapering

  What is The Fed? The Fed is the central bank of the U.S. whose objectives are to maximize employment, stabilize prices, and moderate long term interest rates. They have expanded to overseeing the nation’s monetary policy (raising or lowering interest rates), supervising and regulating banking institutions, maintaining the stability...

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Twitter IPO? There Has Got To Be a Better Way

  Due to the latest surge in mobility technology, Twitter has decided to file an IPO with the SEC. Really?   Twitter IPO For clarity, an initial public offering is where shares of stock in a company are sold to the general public on a securities exchange, such as the...

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The Money Changed How We Think

  Which One? Quarterback A: Made every start in his five year career with an overall 54-26 record. He’s completed 60.5% of his passes throwing 102 touchdowns (TDs) and 56 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 86.5. He has thrown for 17,633 yards. He has ten 4th quarter comebacks...