Fracking: Economic Boom or Safety Bust?

October 18, 2013

The topic of fracking has been a hot button issue in the news over the last few years. With documentaries such as Gasland and celebrities publicizing inaccurate information and fears, we decided it was important to make an infographic that expands on the topic and gives real facts about fracking. Advanced Micro Instruments, Inc.

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Factors Influencing a Currency

September 20, 2013

There’s a lot of things which set currency exchange rates. Forexop.com explains here in a simplified diagram a few of the major factors that determine the value of a currency. Source: http://forexop.com/trading-systems

America: Eyes Wide Open, Wallet Half Shut

America: Eyes Wide Open, Wallet Half Shut

May 10, 2013

Like a tempered blade, America has passed through the fires of recession and emerged stronger and sharper, albeit with some pieces of itself permanently oxidized. What is on our minds? How do we feel and how are we acting in the new economy? Researchers at Communispace surveyed more than 1,200 U.S. consumers, spoke with 694 […]

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America’s Biggest Overspenders

May 10, 2013

When a big business goes bankrupt people often start pointing fingers at the cause of the fall. Some of the biggest corporations in the world have taken major financial hits because they hired poor money managers who spend money on unnecessary costs. This infographic looks at the biggest spenders in America and where they went […]

The Benefits of Buying Locally

The Benefits of Buying Locally

May 10, 2013

In this hard economic times, there are many benefits to buying locally. Not only can you save on added costs but you are helping your community thrive. This infographic looks at the perks of buying locally. Source

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

May 9, 2013

There are two certainties in the lives of every American according to Ben Franklin: death and taxes. (Corporate Americans exempt.) So how much of every working day do we spend working to pay the Man? Source

Pooponomics: The Economy of Human Waste

Pooponomics: The Economy of Human Waste

May 9, 2013

Like the classic children’s book points out: “Everyone poops!” But what happens to our human waste once you flush the toilet? You might feel relieved in the morning but “Pooponomics” are a $100 billion dollar business in the United States and the average family spends anywhere from $200 to $400 a year on their bowel […]

A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis: Part 2

A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis: Part 2

May 8, 2013

The Financial crisis and meltdown of our banking system is complex, convoluted, and it all seems (according to politicians) to be everyone else’s fault. Is there anything that we clearly do know about this catastrophic collapse? Source

Financial Lessons from Family Guy

Financial Lessons from Family Guy

May 8, 2013

Four financial lessons to be learned from TV’s hit show, Family Guy. Source

Coming Up For Air

Coming Up For Air

May 7, 2013

For several years, many Americans felt completely helpless when it came to their financial situation. When the recession hit many found it a challenge to get out of debt, not to mention save. This infographic shows how Americans are finally getting a grip on their financial situation and how they plan to keep it that […]

Corporate Tax Dodgers

Corporate Tax Dodgers

May 7, 2013

Major corporations make millions – even billions – of dollars in profits but somehow never have to pay crazy taxes. Meanwhile, hard working citizens pay their share to the government yearly. This infographic looks more closely at these corporate tax dodgers and how they get away with it. Source