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Millennials Start Out Behind the Curve Financially

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially burdened -- and not just by an average of $30,000 in student loans -- that they're delaying key parts of "the American Dream" that other generations took for granted. Forty-eight percent of those aged 18 to 34 have put buying a house on "hold," for example, while 38 percent have made...

The Uberization of America?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - "The New Serfs." Doesn't sound as warm and fuzzy as that other sobriquet -- "the sharing economy" -- used to describe the Uberization of America, does it? But that's what critics say workers are increasingly becoming thanks to a business model that's totally redefining what it means to be employed in a tech-enabled, service-driven,...

Message in a Bottle? More Like a Message About a Bottle?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Growing up on the Mississippi River, Chad Pregracke, Living Lands & Waters Founder, experienced first-hand what pollution was doing to our nation's rivers. Despite being 17 years old with no business experience, Pregracke secured his first sponsorship -- $8,400. More than 20 years later, Pregracke's dream has become a reality....

25 Cents to Change the World?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Warren Buffett will just have to find something else to do with his money. Same for Bill Gates... And Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg... And all the other wealthy, bold-faced names who use their gazillions to influence issues near and dear to their hearts and/or business interests. That's because there's now a social fundraising mobile...

Video On Demand Vs. the DVD Market

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Ask any movie studio executive if the DVD gravy train is dead and they will unequivically tell you "absolutely." They will grudgingly admit that DVD popularity is a thing of yesterday. One only has to look at the demise of retail giant Blockbuster to see that it's true. Taking the place, of course, is Video On Demand (VOD) -- the...