Infographics

celebration
Sep 15th, 2014

Celebrando Hispanic Heritage Month [Infographic]

Do you prefer salsa or bachata? How about tacos or arepas?  Do you cheer for Albert Pujols or Alex Rodriguez? How much do you know about Latino culture? The richness and diversity of Latino culture is more than music, food and sports. Which is why, each year during Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the contributions of many different […]

Alan Greenspan
Sep 4th, 2014

The Hemline Index: Fashion and Economic Predictions [INFOGRAPHIC]

For the fashionistas out there, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that today marks the start of New York Fashion Week. For everyone else: if you think fashion is nothing but mindless, meaningless frivolity, then this might be shocking. There are several useful economic indicators that follow fashion trends. Some more, um, high […]

Books
Aug 20th, 2014

Checking Out America’s Libraries [INFOGRAPHIC]

When’s the last time you set foot in a library? Maybe it was when you were in college, or maybe you took one of your kiddos for a local story time last week. Regardless, the U.S. has thousands of libraries that are providing ever more varied services. In anticipation of International Literacy Day, we took […]

easy
Aug 12th, 2014

Lunch Economics: Should You Brown Bag? [INFOGRAPHIC]

As the kids head back to school and the days become more jam-packed, the temptation to buy a lunch may rise. Fight back! Research shows you can eat much healthier (obviously!) and more cheaply by packing a lunch. So break out those brown bags and use these tips to pack a few awesome meals for […]

back-to-school
Jul 25th, 2014

Shop for Back to School on Sales Tax-Free Weekend [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re not in one of the few states without a sales tax (we’re looking at you: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon), then we have news you might be interested in. In the coming weeks, 16 states will suspend their regular sales tax on certain items. Use this interactive graphic below to check […]

action heroes
Jul 22nd, 2014

What is the San Diego Comic-Con? [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you just finished playing your favorite MMOG where you pwned a n00b, then you likely already know everything you need to know about the San Diego Comic-Con. But, if you – like me – have come into the world of comics through Tobey Maguire’s portrayal of Spider-Man and the wildly successful Ironman/Captain America/Avengers/etcetera franchises, […]