With the return of the Tamagotchi, could the pets of the metaverse survive?

While personalized digital pets are nothing new, dating back to the late 1990s and early 2000s (thanks to Tamagotchi), Web3-based companies are looking to capitalize on the pet-owning market by targeting to animal lovers and taking them into the metaverse. Most millennials you ask will tell you that they are familiar with Tamagotchi pets and/or … Read more

How to survive a return to in-person work as an introvert

Image Source: Getty Images Do they call you back to the office? Here’s how to adjust. Key points Many people are now called into the office after two years of remote work. That might be a difficult adjustment if you’re an introvert, but getting your lunch hour back and asking for flexibility might help. It’s … Read more

How I survive and deepen my faith during Ramadan

It’s almost time for my annual kick in the butt. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, in which Muslims fast from just before dawn until dusk, begins on Saturday this year. Each year, Ramadan serves as a push to remember to practice my faith. All the things I’m supposed to do throughout the … Read more

Help small businesses help their employees: A Maryland bill aims to subsidize health insurance costs; survive to?

One problem with having a large influx of funds, in this case hundreds of millions of dollars from the American Bailout Act, is that it is often accompanied by a long line of organizations championing one worthy cause after another. The needs are almost always greater than the windfall, no matter how great, and many … Read more

Will I survive my money?

Image Source: Getty Images Inflation could threaten the longevity of your savings, but there are ways to prevent that from happening. Key points Inflation rose 7% last year, the highest since June 1982. High inflation is one of the biggest risks retirees face. Investors should periodically review their financial plans and investment portfolios in light … Read more