Raising Funds To Build Homes In The Community

economy, environment

Josh Griffin from Winnipeg is raising funds to construct plastic homes for Humanity.

architect building home
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As you know, Canada has been having their work cut out for them lately with the recent cancellations of the country’s carbon markets. With that, they may be left with virtually no other choice but to build new homes themselves. But, fortunately, there is an excellent solution to this dilemma. They can create a mass amount of money by building lots of homes for less than the cost of building two or more traditional homes.

This is exactly what they plan on doing.

It will be up to the group in Winnipeg to take care of the final details. The first step in the plan is to use the houses as a way to help pay off the debts. These houses can then be rented out for those in need of temporary living accommodations.

The goal is to get people off the streets and into a warm and dry home.

Cutting Hours Due to Revenue Loss

business, economy

Recent months have seen many small businesses are cutting hours due to revenue loss.

a welder
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In the face of stiff competition, most businesses have tried to reduce costs in whatever way possible. Cutting hours can not only reduce expenses but can also increase profits and market share. The latest trend is the use of outsourcing to cut costs, however, this trend has apparently had a negative impact on several U.S. cities.

Some businesses were forced to re-evaluate their future by losing productive workers to the outsourcing process. Labor is the glue that holds a business together. Without it, profit becomes impossible. To have a profitable operation, all workers must be paid appropriately for their work.

However, many small businesses are re-evaluating their operations after a loss to outsourcing. Since so much of the workforce is now dedicated to working off-site, cutting hours due to revenue loss cannot continue as it is detrimental to the future of the business. Outsourcing can help small businesses remain competitive, but workers must be paid appropriately for their work.

What Is Causing Inflation in the US?

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The recent global economic crisis has many people asking “what is causing inflation in the US?”

With unemployment topping out over 10%, it appears that corporations and individuals are being forced to tighten their belts, cutting back on frivolous expenses, and make cuts to the workforce in an attempt to survive the current economic climate. In order to combat this, central banks all over the world have been tightening their belts, raising interest rates and even taking some measures deal with debt that may no longer be worth it.

So, what exactly is causing inflation in the US?

With the recent global financial crisis, investors all over the world have become less confident in banks, which has been said to be leading to a decline in lending throughout the globe. With this decline in lending, businesses are finding it more difficult to get loans for major purchases, like a new car or home. Even business loans are becoming more difficult to secure, with banks requiring increased collateral and larger down payment amounts in order to get a loan approved.

What is the Future of Remote Work?

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Nothings Promised In Life But What Is The Future Of Remote Work?

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It appears that many companies have already shown their eagerness to embrace this type of work in their workforce’s. This type of work traditionally falls under the classification of work that is done away from the office but often requires the same skills and tools as those found in traditional office environments. The latest innovations in technology have allowed remote workers to work from any location in the world.

While the term “remote” may give some the impression that this type of employment is a myth or an exaggeration, the latest developments in technology are quickly bringing this type of employment back into the mainstream.

There are many benefits that come with teleworking. One such benefit is the ability to work from anywhere you choose. You can easily move from your home office to another location without having to change your daily schedule. With teleworking you can also save a lot of money on transportation costs like fuel and vehicle expenses.

How Do Soil Reserves Face a Dwindling Source?

business, economy, environment

The question of how delicate are soil reserves for agriculture is increasingly being asked by the scientific community.

rice terrace
rice terrace (click here for original source image)

We know that there is an environmental impact from the activities of agricultural producers, and the resulting pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides, among other chemicals, that are used on modern agricultural land.

How much is groundwater being polluted?

What about the land that supports the food we eat?

Why is soil depletion a thing to be concerned about?

The delicate nature of natural soils and their vulnerability to human interference gives us another important question: How do we keep our natural soils as fragile as possible while still achieving maximum productivity from our modern agricultural systems?

As you may have heard, over the last century or so, a great deal of agricultural land has been turned into pasture and arable fields in order to feed a vast society of people. This broad area of grasslands and deserts became what is known as “farmed soils”. These soils, which once provided natural fertility, have been over farmed for decades with the result that they now support very little natural biodiversity. In short much of this formerly natural landscape has become depleted of vital nutrients, which have led to the decline of many species of plants and animals as well as the decline in water and nutrient cycles and consequently flood ways, water storage tanks, and the loss of wetlands.