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Exploring Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a complex mental illness that resembles a cluster of symptoms from various other illnesses. To make matters more complicated, there are several different types of schizophrenia featuring what are termed as positive or negative symptoms. This means that some of the effects are outwardly noticeable and “active,” such as hallucinations and delusions, whereas some are only noticed through the absence of normal functionality, such as catatonia or mutism.

This infographic seeks to introduce the newcomer to the topic of schizophrenia by offering an easy to digest overview of the illness as a whole. If the reader is curious, he or she may visit to learn more about schizophrenia and find a way to get involved.

Employee Leasing: How to Relieve Your Employer Headaches

Employee leasing is a great staffing alternative, especially for small and medium-sized companies, as well as start-ups. Firms can hire and work with leased staff, employees from an external company called the employee leasing firm. Client companies simply pay the leasing firm a regular fee and the leasing firm handles the client’s leased employees’ salary, benefits, and paperwork. Aside from unburdening start-up companies and similar firms from HR responsibilities, employee leasing offers great advantages.


This method of staffing has been around for some time. Learn how leasing staff came about, what some of your leasing options are, and how you can benefit. Visit

The True Cost of the Shadow Economy

The economy on the whole isn’t doing very well. We’ve seen consistent growth, but it’s been very small. Unemployment has dropped, but that’s largely due to increased numbers of workers dropping out of the workforce altogether. Consumer confidence isn’t very high either, but it’s not all bad news. The shadow economy continues to boom. That is the part of the economy that isn’t reported for tax purposes.

The shadow economy is estimated to be very small in the U.S. when compared with other countries. As you can see in the infographic, in the U.S., the figure only comes to 9.1% of GDP. Relative to Brazil, that’s a drop in the bucket. Their shadow economy totals 39% of GDP. That’s not the highest though. Russia comes in at 44%. Informal economies can cause devastating effects. The largest of these is on the governments themselves. The loss in potential tax revenue is valued in the billions and even hundreds of billions per country. It contributes to the large deficits that many of these nations find themselves in; although, taxing their informal economies wouldn’t be enough to fix the deficit outright.

The shadow economy has been a persistent part of culture since the birth of taxes, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Even in the darkest of economic days, it always finds a way to thrive.

This infographic was designed and created by Wallace & Associates APC – CPA, a certified Los Angeles taxation and accounting agency.

What to Do To Make Your Workplace Safe

Employees are sparing no effort to make their workplace safe as they have come to realize the hard truth the hard way of course that workplace injuries adversely affect the productivity. But in spite of taking so many precautionary steps, accidents do take place. Sometimes, people forget to identify some serious safety loopholes. To make your task, this infographic presents 8 cool tips that might help you fix those safety issues.
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Payment Depot: Leveling the Playing Field

There are few industries on Earth more secretive than the credit card industry, so many businesses are in the dark about where their credit card processing fees go and why they’re so high. Even worse, few businesses realize they can have those fees lowered! Thankfully, this new infographic from Payment Depot explains how processing fees work and how they can be reduced – which means more profits for you!

The Road to Fuel Efficiency

How fuel efficient are you? This infographic from Sainsbury’s Bank provides a number of tips that could help save money when driving. From the top fuel 5 efficient medium cars to a look at how fuel efficiency has developed over the past 35 years.

This fuel efficiency infographic was brought to you by Sainsbury’s Bank.

Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

The shift from outbound to inbound marketing can be summed up in three words: Times have changed. A huge behavioral shift on the part of the consumer has taken place. This shift from offline to online is a revenue hungry company’s wet dream. We have more data now than ever and can quickly test, deploy, write, engage and scale massive online marketing campaigns. All that reach can be had for a fraction of the cost of offline marketing. Welcome to inbound marketing. Times are good.

Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing


Credit Card Ownership Statistics

Are you interested in numbers? Want to know interesting facts about people, living in the US? This infographic presents statistics about how many credit cards do the Americans have, how many college students possess at least one credit card… Also, you can find out how popular the rewards cards are. All infographic’s information was collected from reliable sources and was provided for those, who are interested in financial facts.


This infographic was provided by Mydebt24 company.