According to recent research, while as many as 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s resolutions, only 8 percent are successful in keeping them. But, this rather poor record probably won’t stop people from making resolutions, a practice dating back some 4000 years to the ancient Babylonians.
Say what you will about the Trump Presidency, but during the time period of 2016 through 2019, huge gains were made among minorities. The net worth among blacks increased by 32.1% and by 63.6% for Hispanics compared to whites at 4%. A big reason for these historic gains was growth in businesses owned by blacks and Hispanics, up 13% and 63% respectively. That is until the government shutdowns. Again and again.