This Hot New Tech Is Solving the Labor Shortage

Back in 2017, fast-food restaurant CaliBurger introduced its newest employee: Flippy. Flippy is a burger-flipping robot. Its iconic feature is an arm that can flip burgers on a griddle. It can also: Deep fry a basket of chicken tenders. Prepare french fries. Clean its spatula in-between batches of burgers. Flippy’s sensors and cameras ensure that it cooks everything perfectly each time. And Flippy doesn’t get exhausted or hurt from standing in front of hot griddles and oil all day. Since its debut, Flippy has also managed to get jobs at Dodger Stadium and White Castle. Still, Flippy isn’t something you[…]

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What the Profit Radar and Ancient Weather Patterns Have in Common

Today, I’d like to continue our discussion on my colleague Chad Shoop’s Profit Radar. The economy is always at the forefront of public consciousness.Unemployment numbers, inflation data, consumer sentiment…No matter what rung of society you’re in, it’s likely you have at least a vague picture of how the economy is doing.That’s why it’s always in the news. The health of the economy affects almost everyone.This has been recognized for thousands of years… Early civilizations experienced booms or busts based on the economy. But back then, their fate was more specifically tied to weather.If the weather cooperated, crops prospered and so[…]

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Life In The Fast Lane: A Great Stuff Exclusive

Life In The Fast Lane He was a hard-headed man, he was brutally handsome … and the stock market was terminally pretty. Stocks held him up, and he held them for ransom — in the heart of the cold, cold city. He had a nasty reputation as a cool dude. Some said he was ruthless; they said he was crude. But, Great Ones, he has one thing in common with Great Stuff: We’re both tryna make you profits in this crazy market. Faster, faster, the stocks are turning red! That’s life in the fast lane, Great Ones. And I have[…]

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Rental Secrets – Getting More Value from Your Housing Dollars

The post Rental Secrets – Getting More Value from Your Housing Dollars appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. I met a guy recently who introduced himself like this… “Hi, I’m Justin. I teach renters how landlords think so they can get better deals for their housing dollars”.   I immediately turned starry eyed 🤩🤩🤩 and was thinking, we NEED this dude on the blog!!! Here’s some Q&A I had with Justin and a […] The post Rental Secrets – Getting More Value from Your Housing Dollars appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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Simmer-Down Sunday: Straight Outta Options? Never!

How About A Little Options Optimism? You ever feel like you’re running out of options? Backed into a corner? Market volatility givin’ you no quarter? Psshaw … shake off those lingering doubts! Forget the market mess of last week (‘tis a silly place, after all). You’re never out of options, not when you’re a Great One … or something along those lines. What’s with the optimism this early in the morning? Can’t the pep talk wait?! Absolutely not! Who else is going to yap your ear off about trade ideas on a lovely Sunday morn? And considering a few of[…]

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Captain Kirk, Space 2.0 & Your Gains

What was once his science fiction is now his reality. “Captain James T. Kirk” William Shatner put the famous Star Trek motto into action: “To boldly go where no man has gone before.” He wasn’t the first to travel to the great final frontier, but he did boldly become the oldest man to fly to space at 90-years-old. That’s America 2.0 for you — making the once impossible … real, better, profitable. Shatner’s seat onboard the latest Blue Origin flight is bringing light to what we’ve been telling you all year. Space is a mega trend you can’t miss. It’s[…]

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ChargePoint Will Win The Dash For Government Cash

What’s The Deal With ChargePoint? In light of the infrastructure bill finally getting passed, what are your thoughts on ChargePoint Holdings? Inquiring minds… — Mike B. Thanks for writing in, Mike … and for providing me with a convenient way to talk about ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) and the recently passed infrastructure bill. Are you bugging our communications, Mike? Seriously, I was just discussing with the Great Stuff team on how best to approach this particular topic. Very timely on this question, Mike. Suspiciously timely if you ask me. Hmmm… Before we get into the impact of the infrastructure bill, it’s[…]

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This “Smart” Market Has 5X Growth Potential

If you were a fan of the Disney Channel in 1999, chances are you saw a movie called Smart House. The premise was simple: a boy and his family win a dream house. Everything is digitized, from the kitchen to the bedroom walls to a holographic housekeeper. Don’t worry about dinner, because the house’s PAT (Personal Applied Technology) has it all under control. It’s all wonderful — until it isn’t. Once the son programs PAT to become a mother figure, all hell breaks loose. Forget about leaving your house — she’s locked the doors. And so much for choosing your[…]

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Would You Cosign a Loan for Your Best Friend So She Can Freeze Her Eggs?

The post Would You Cosign a Loan for Your Best Friend So She Can Freeze Her Eggs? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Good mornin’, wealth builders!  I have an absolute DOOZY of a topic for discussion today. This is based on a situation someone I know is dealing with currently… Would you cosign a loan for your best friend so she can freeze her eggs? Now before you say “Hell no!” like I yelled immediately when I […] The post Would You Cosign a Loan for Your Best Friend So She Can Freeze Her Eggs? appeared first on Budgets[…]

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Disney Ducks Earnings; Beyond Meat’s Misery; Affirm’s Amazonian Appeal

The Mouse’s House Of Pain Wall Street’s earnings reactions have left me dazed and confused for so long it’s not true. I wanted a market — never bargained for you. There’s lots of people talkin’ but few of them know … what the heck happened with Disney to warrant an 8% blow? Great Stuff Picks investors, it’s time we talked about the Dumbo in the room. (Hey, who are you calling dumbo?) Because whether or not you’re invested in the Mouse’s House, Walt Disney’s (NYSE: DIS) report and the reaction that followed give us a distant early warning of the[…]

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