Toilet Paper History and Interesting Facts

With all of the buzz about “toilet paper”we thought it would be fun to provide some real data and insight. The research company IRI, TP manufacturer Georgia-Pacific, who makes Quilted Northern and Angel Soft say that the average U.S. household of 2.6 people uses about 409 regular rolls per year. Keep in mind, those numbers […]

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READ: The Pandemic Impact to Rural America

Uncertainties are everywhere… but there are more talks and debates circulating about rural America and how it will be impacted by the spread of the virus. More than half of the counties in America have no hospital ICU beds… I’m worried! Everyone is talking about the big cities but we have some big hurdles to clear […]

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What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

The $2 trillion bipartisan coronavirus legislation, known as the CARES Act, is more than twice the size of America’s biggest economic stimulus package, President Barack Obama’s 2009 Recovery Act. It’s also more than twice the size of America’s biggest corporate bailout, President George W. Bush’s 2008 Wall Street rescue. Keep in mind, the immediate goal […]

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How Healthcare is Changing… Worth the Quick Read

This was sent my direction yesterday and certainly makes  you stop and think about how many dominoes in the healthcare space are tied to the virus…  It was penned by Joshua Budhu one of the chief neurology residents at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. MRI images pop up on my […]

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Stocks We Currently Like During COVID-19

COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has brought immense amounts of fear into the market as the major indexes and many stocks have dropped more than 30% in the last few weeks. I still remain extremely cautious in these markets, but below are a few groups and stocks that our family has been buying. Please remember, this is […]

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Thinking More About “National Ag Day”!

Today we celebrate “National Ag Day”… I thought it was very fitting considering our current predicament and battle against coronavirus. It was back in 1973 when the Agriculture Council of American (ACA) created this day to increase the public’s awareness of the vital role of the farmer. It’s amazing when we look back at just […]

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Could We Soon See Sub-$1 Gasoline?

Unfortunately, I locked most of my fuel needs in a couple of weeks before prices really tumbled back in late-Feb. I thought I was really doing something when I made the move but little did I know the world was about to be turned upside down. Prices for gasoline in the wholesale and futures markets dropped […]

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There’s Talk of Crude Oil at $0

Falling into the I thought I would never hear or see category, there’s more talk and reports of crude oil perhaps falling to $0 or even lower. I know this sounds nuts, but there are trader and analyst now out there debating if crude oil prices could actually go negative as demand plummets and oil […]

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