There is often a lot of debate about the Electoral College anytime a national presidential election looms, but the truth is that so few of us know how it works and why it exists. The history behind the Electoral College is pretty interesting, and gives us some insights into how America’s current form of government has traditionally tried […]
Metal coins and paper bills have been used by many cultures since humans stopped using salt and animals as currency. Cash is the second most-used form of payment in America, just behind debit cards. But one more ripple effect from Covid has been a change in behavior from consumers when it comes to using cash. What are the […]
One of the changes that came to us early in 2020 was mandated remote work for a large part of the work force. As the year continues it looks like remote work may be here to stay for a while. In this article we’ll talk about the future of remote work and the pros and […]
Most of us know that Labor Day is the first Monday in September and that it’s the unofficial end of Summer (and that means no more white or seersucker). It’s also the last weekend before “back to school” for many youngsters. But most might not know how the holiday came about in the first place, […]
We are past the midpoint of this most challenging of years and in some ways, there’s no more certainty now than there was some months ago. Business and personal plans continue to be postponed or cancelled, and the responses of those whom we love have often differed from our own. The challenge for a Gent, […]
Many of us are old enough to remember that stroll through a video store when we would figure out something to watch with our friends that night. Often times we picked up a “new release,” but just as often we might have picked up a favorite (“You gotta see this!”). In a corrective to machine […]
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