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A 5-Step Method for Saving 6 Figures Plus on a College Education

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Newsflash (sarcasm alert): a college education is expensive! Even after accounting for inflation, higher education has become increasingly more expensive over the last several decades. According to EducationData.org, The average cost of 4 years as an...
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Customer Behavior leading to Disruptive trends

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As the world is reaping the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, disruptive technology is also evolving into it finest stage. The advancement pace is at all-time high, a shift in the consumer behavior,...
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Collective Consciousness- An Innate Retort

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Every individual is born with a particular realm of consciousness and beliefs. Even though within a given society, we may all share the everyday collection of shared beliefs, thoughts, and moral attitudes which operate...
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Upskilling the American Labor Force During a Time of Duress

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Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime.  One of the startling statistics which made rounds across the internet in...
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Blockchain Voting and The American Elections

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In less than 70 days, the world's oldest democracy will be facing its biggest showdown in an unprecedented way and at extraordinary times. Organizing an event as massive as the federal elections during these...
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What would Honest Abe do now?

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“The time is ripe, and rotten-ripe, for change; then let it come.” ~ James Russell Lowell During the time I was a postgraduate student at Georgetown University, I would often visit the Lincoln Memorial, and reflect....
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The Retail Apocalypse Is Only Just Beginning

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We are on the verge of entering a new and better world. A few days ago, I was driving around tending to minor errands that have been accumulating over the last week or so. It...
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What Would Government’s Place in a Free World Look Like Anyway?

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Political science arguments aside, discussions surrounding the role of government are critical more than ever. Politicians, economists, and policy makers have long argued the role of government and the rights rulers have over their...
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Financial Crimes, Compliance and COVID-19

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Illicit actors exploiting the vulnerabilities of global economic strains and interrupted supply chains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have, effectively, created a perfect storm of fraudulent schemes and money laundering. “The World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund...
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Facts Denialism – The human ability to dismiss facts and truth that hurts

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As human beings, we tend to dismiss facts that obstruct our underpinnings. We keep finding innovative ways to conceal how we truly feel or think. For instance, we’re aware of the lockdown being lifted...
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How Congress Blindly Sees the Future of Tech Companies

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Technology Disruption will decimate Congress piece by piece The Congress of the United States of America called 4 CEOs of big tech companies to perform a circus on national TV. Jeff Bezos from Amazon. Tim Cook from Apple....
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Self-sabotaging behaviors that cause us to stumble

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These behaviors guarantee discontent and obstruct success. I have had the privilege to work with a lot of very successful people over the years. I have learned a lot from seeing how they work and...
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Dissecting the Gender Divide in STEM

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Women only account for 28% of the workforce in the STEM fields. In 2020, this isn’t how the STEM workforce should be represented.  As innovation becomes more and more crucial with the increasing impacts of...
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Why Is the news making you anxious?

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Consider these headlines from July, 21st, 2020 Case Numbers are far higher than reported in parts of U.S, C.D.C Says-NYtimes Armed Gunman with explosives holding passengers hostage on Ukraine bus: local police-FoxNews China blows up dam as...
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How to Divorce Safely and Sanely Without Sacrificing Your Children or Your Finances

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July is child-centered divorce month here in the US. And as a CDFAⓇ professional, I can assure you that in the long run, centering your children usually ends up being a lot cheaper compared...
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Virtual Wealth Management with Forward-Thinking Advisors in a Post COVID World

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Covid-19 is by no means a thing of the past with the number of cases continually rising across the world, but I do believe we're beginning to deal with it better. We're adapting. After...
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Unemployment & Suicides: The Next Wave Of Crisis

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This wave of economic suicide will perhaps surpass the lives taken by the deadly virus itself. The economic hardships caused during Covid-19 have surpassed those of the 1930s Great Depression and the 2008 Global Financial...
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Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Healthcare?

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On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is a 78-year old who eats healthy, exercises regularly, had gone regularly for medical...
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Words Alone Are Not Enough: Overcoming a Multitude of Problems Requires More

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Our mindset is mired in the stone age. We still plunder the earth. Neo-liberalism is the current expression of that mentality. The COVID-19 pandemic combined with revulsion to racism provides an opportunity for change,...
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Personalization: The power of a weary smile

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Personalization has conquered the market by employing a few basic psychological mechanisms married with technological capabilities. Although people grow hypersensitive about protecting their privacy, they then turn around and readily share their digital data...
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