Typically I don't make New Year's resolutions. Maybe that s because I never seem to be able to keep them, but now I know I'm not alone in this. According to a study at the University of Scranton, only a tiny fraction of us actually keep our resolutions. Their research suggests that just 8% of people achieve their New Year’s goals. I guess I'm considered in the majority here.
What if for once we came up with a resolution that was easy to keep and benefited our country at the same time? Sounds great, right? As a consumer, think about all of the purchases you make every year. All that "stuff" that we, as Americans love to buy. A lot of that "stuff" is sadly not made in this country, however the U.S manufacturing revival is happening and every week, American entrepreneurs are coming up with new ideas of things to make here. The problem is most people have no clue how to look for it or where to buy it. We can help with that.
According to the website Made in the USA.com, “If every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S.-made products, it would create almost 10,000 new jobs. And, if every builder used just 5 percent more U.S.-made products, it would create 220,000 jobs.” It is clear, that each one of us can have a positive impact on our economy by simply making the decision to buy products made at home.