Stuck in the Middle with Queens

  In my first post about Poverty and Affluence I wrote to you about the surroundings of the environment and their effects on some of the neighborhoods in Queens.. After attaining more knowledge through the course of Urban Studies, I want to revisit some parts of Queens that need clarification as to what kind...

Sunnyside Gentrified!

  Queens is my home. It’s my borough, it’s where I go back after a trip out of state or after a night out with friends in the “city” (Manhattan).  I was born and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and now I reside a few blocks over in Woodside. I’m glad to still be living...

The Father’s Heart Ministries

    The Father’s Heart Ministries is a local non-profit organization that began in 1998 by Pastors Chuck and Carol Vedral. They have been part of the church since 1966 along with members of their family and clergy.  It is based in a old church addressed 545 E 11th Street in the heart of...

Assets

Image Source: Clipartpanda.com   An asset is a resource with economic value that can be thought of as an item that in the future can generate income and/or reduce expenses. Some personal assets are real estate, automobiles, jewelry, stocks, bonds, as well as certain life insurance. An intangible asset is an asset that isn’t...

Income

Image Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/minidriver/394726369/ by Greg Wagoner   Income for a person is the money earned via employment and/or investments. Some examples of income include a full or part-time job(s) (salary or wage based), investments; such as buying and selling stocks, real estate/rental property, interest bearing accounts (checking or savings), etc. Basically your regular job...

Free Software Movement

Image Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/christianpayne/6466311231/ Technology has come a long way and before we had a miniature computer the size of a cassette tape in our pockets we only had giant computers that we nowhere near mobile.  Home computers had been marketed since the mid 1970s and the internet was later created in the early 1980s....

Some of Queens from the Middle

Poverty and Affluence go hand in hand. We live in a world where it’s the rich vs. the poor.  With all that I have been reading and general life experience I realize money makes the world go round.  If you’re like me then you’re just stuck in the middle. There’s room to grow but...

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