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California Residents Have 6th Most Credit Card Debt in U.S.

California Residents Have 6th Most Credit Card Debt in U.S.

By Mike LaFirenza Credit card debt in the U.S. had been on the rise for eight straight years until the COVID-19 lockdowns and subsequent relief efforts suddenly reversed the trend. The combination of a severe slowdown in consumer spending, a suspension of student loan payments, moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures, multiple stimulus checks, and advanced payments […]

Let YourSelf See

Let YourSelf See

By Brynne Betz The market hummed with activity that morning. A lone piece of gravel crunched under my foot but I didn’t notice. My senses were too busy with the scent of sugar-fried dough, nurse the pleas of vendors, the vats of boiling grease, the kind warmth of my beloved Mexican sun. I bought a […]

The Oak Tree in the Acorn

The Oak Tree in the Acorn

The office was warm but not hot. The color of the carpet didn’t matter nor did the color of the walls. But the lighting, order from a small lamp beside the couch, did. It was golden and kind, like the softness of an afternoon sun after a lazy summer day. One of the walls was […]