If natural gas under $1 per therm | Utility bill impact

The United States has benefited from hundreds of billions of dollars being spent on drilling for natural gas and oil over the last several years. There has been fracking, off-shore wells, and other investments made. Some experts are now predicting that the price of natural gas can go to a record low of $1 per therm or even lower as a result of this. So what will happen to your monthly utility bill if this occurs? Unfortunately it is impossible to say, but your monthly bill should be lower in …

Uber surpasses 400,000 drivers

We found this statistic incredible. The ride-sharing company Uber now has over 400,000 drivers in the United States, all of whom are considered to be contractors. Some of them work part time for the company, other drivers do this full time. In either case, because these Uber drivers are considered to be contractors they are not entitled to the same benefits and protections as “full time employees”. This is indicative of how the economy has changed, and continues to evolve, in 2016 and going forward. Workers are losing many of …