Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

July 2019

Summertime — and the scamming is easy

Consumer scams are on the rise. In 2018, consumer scams surged 38% over the previous year, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).Consumers shelled out $1.48 billion to fraudsters, with nearly

Always take projections with a shaker of salt

Covering business means you’re always hearing estimates, projections, and predictions from companies, industry analysts, think tanks, and others. The view as to where things might go can be helpful in

Covering the growth of the vegan economy

While the term vegan used to connote bland and tasteless in some circles, that’s no longer the case. In fact, vegan products are now big business, as more consumers embrace

Don’t let this story go up in smoke!

Have you been reading the ads distributed by your news organization’s outlets lately? You may be missing a breaking business news story by overlooking this important source if you do.

Medicare for all — promise or peril?

S. 1129, aimed at providing comprehensive health care for all Americans, is gaining more attention:The Medicare for All Act of 2019 attracted 13 Democratic co-sponsors in the latest version introduced

The rising cost of long-term care

Today’s middle-income Americans won’t be able to afford tomorrow’s long-term care.  New studies and research from both private and public sources paint the same harsh picture: By 2029, the numbers

Covering Independence Day trend stories

CBD dog treat sales surge around fireworks season Any pet owner will tell you, loud noises are terrifying to the vast majority of cats and dogs. In fact, around holidays

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