The Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff, originally released in December 2007, is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life forever. Download the Fact Sheet Credits The Story of Stuff was written by Annie Leonard, Louis Fox, and Jonah Sachs, directed by Louis Fox and produced by Free Range Studios.
The 102 best money websites - 3 Bargain finding (11) Don't you love a good deal? I do, although I hate having to sift through a million sites to find a bargain worth buying. The following sites do a good job on delivering the goodies without making you wade through a lot of crap. (You'll notice there are no "social deal" sites such as Groupon listed. FreeShipping.org: Don't hit the "buy" button until you've searched this site for free shipping codes. ShopLocal.com: This handy guide lets you look at store ads in your area and compare prices on products at comparable stores. Dealnews: This tops my list for bargain-hunting sites because it guarantees that the deals it highlights are the lowest prices the site could find for a particular item from a reputable store. FatWallet.com: FatWallet not only tracks deals but also offers money back. MyBargainBuddy.com: This site focuses on deals that appeal to women, particularly moms and crafters. Saving and investing (5) Help your money make more money. Paying for college (3)
WeVideo Log In Don't have an account?SIGN UP Facebook Google Yahoo Office 365 E-mail or Username Password Financial Football Lesson modules coming soon. Do you have what it takes? Visa and the National Football League have teamed up to create Financial Football, a fast-paced, interactive game that engages students while teaching them personal finance skills. Here's what each one includes: Overview Each module begins with a narrative overview of the concepts to be taught. Teaching Goals and Objectives Goals and objectives briefly describe the expected learning outcomes of the module. Teaching Notes The Teaching Notes feature the primary material on which module concepts are based. Discussion In this section, students and educators practice applying learned concepts through the discussion of concrete examples. Activity The Activity section can be used as a group exercise or as an assessment of student learning.
Moneychimp The Lowest Price Is Not Always the Best Price Todd Hale, SVP Consumer & Shopper Insights, The Nielsen Company With insights from Adam Murphy, North American Shopper Practice Leader SUMMARY: Store brands continue to outperform brands in most categories in the U.S. Retailers’ focus on cutting prices (for both brands and store brands) and increasing store brand assortment is positively impacting unit sales, but negatively impacting dollar sales. U.S. Retailers may be hurting themselves in the long run... Within food, drug and mass-merchandisers (including Walmart), Nielsen reports that the price gap between store brands and manufacturer brands is considerable—especially for non-edible departments such as health & beauty and general merchandise where gaps ranged from 74% and 63% respectively. Closing the Gap Are retailers losing category dollars because of aggressive store brand pricing or greater focus on store brand versus brands? Prices Alone Not Enough Prices alone are not the key to shopper’s hearts. Do’s and Don’ts Retailers:
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Prohibition: Unintended Consequences Share details Anti-Saloon League paper, The American Issue, with headline, "U.S. Is Voted Dry", Anti-Saloon League Museum When the Mayor of Berlin, Gustav Boess, visited New York City in the fall of 1929, one of the questions he had for his host, Mayor James J. Walker, was when Prohibition was to go into effect. The Noble Experiment When the Prohibition era in the United States began on January 19, 1920, a few sage observers predicted it would not go well. This should have come as no surprise with a venture as experimental as Prohibition. Anheuser-Busch Bevo near beer poster, Anheuser-Busch The Atlanta Constitution Cover: "$100,000,000 For Government From Income Tax", Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Economics of Prohibition Prohibition's supporters were initially surprised by what did not come to pass during the dry era. Instead, the unintended consequences proved to be a decline in amusement and entertainment industries across the board. "Cat and Mouse"
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