The NFL As A Business
Sep25

The NFL As A Business

Whether you're a fan or not, you can't help but be overwhelmed by the National Football League (NFL) right now. It's the only organization that can find a way to dominate headlines for 52 consecutive weeks.  And that's pretty impressive for a season that consists of only 16 weeks and 4 preseason games. But those of us in the United States just eat it all up because we love our football, and everything that comes with it.  That's why...

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5 Fascinating Facts About the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Jun24

5 Fascinating Facts About the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

It’s finally here! The long awaited eight weeks that are jam-packed with games between 32 national teams in 64 varying matches across 12 different cities in Brazil have arrived. Next to the Olympics, the FIFA World Cup is probably the second largest international sports event in the world, as millions of people across the globe discover their patriotism and become absorbed in cheering on their nation’s team to bring home...

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Free Coffee at McDonald’s!
Apr02

Free Coffee at McDonald’s!

In a rather discreet move this week, McDonald's ($MCD) announced that it will be offering free coffee in its stores until April 13th if you buy breakfast. We served tons of #FreeCoffee today. If you missed it, enjoy your free cup during breakfast until April 13! pic.twitter.com/d1WED7koQQ — McDonald's (@McDonalds) April 1, 2014 McDonald's Strategy In case you haven't been following the breakfast war lately, let me sum it up for you....

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3 Financial Facts About Your College Spring Break
Apr01

3 Financial Facts About Your College Spring Break

After long grueling weeks of midterms and finals, spring break is finally here! For all you college Sprinklers, here are 3 financial facts about your spring break. Please keep these facts in mind for next year so you can spend your money more wisely. If you’re no longer in college, still check out these facts so that you can plan spring vacations more wisely or warn your college-aged kids: 1. Spring break is a special week for...

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3 Financial Facts About Your St. Patrick’s Day Hangover
Mar18

3 Financial Facts About Your St. Patrick’s Day Hangover

Good morning, Sprinklers! I hope you all had a blast last night celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re now feeling the repercussions of one too many alcoholic drinks, you’ll be interested to learn about the financials of your hangover. If you’re feeling completely normal, keep reading anyway for some cool facts to share for next year! 1. Consumers spend the least for St. Patrick’s Day compared to all...

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Top Five Super Bowl Ads
Feb03

Top Five Super Bowl Ads

Last night’s Super Bowl XLVIII was a disappointing game, with the Seattle Seahawks dominating the Denver Broncos 43-8. After 4 quarters of consistent fumbles and interceptions, perhaps the real competition was between the much anticipated Super Bowl Ads. For a whopping $4 million for 30 seconds of airtime and 100 million total viewers, here are the best ads and their responses from this year’s Super Bowl. 1. Budweiser:...

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