Talking Points: April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019

Roughly 40% of parents with kids in youth sports are confident that their child will one day get an athletic scholarship, however, after spending an average of $3,167 per player, only 2% of high school athletes get any amount of scholarship. The Wall Street Journal April 24, 2019

American Express recently released its first-quarter earnings report, revealing its biggest-single expense was its card member rewards, which rose 4% from the same period last year to $2.45 billion. Marketplace, April 19, 2019

In San Francisco, a family of four earning $117,400 a year is considered low-income. Axios, Tuesday, April 23, 2019

“I like being over the hill. I’ve discovered there’s a whole new landscape.” Jane Fonda

The average tenure of a restaurant employee is 1 month and 26 days implying the restaurant experiences a 73% turnover, meaning it can expect to lose the equivalent to its entire staff every 16 months. Bloomberg, April 18, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission has fined robocallers $208.4 million since 2015 but has only collected $6,790. Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2019

“You can observe a lot just by watching.” Yogi Berra

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