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MASS LAYOFFS BEGIN AT CALIFORNIA FAST FOOD CHAINS AS $20 MINIMUM WAGE LAW TAKES EFFECT
from 2024 in ( life / money / employment / politics )

I am shocked. Shocked!

This result shouldn't surprise anyone. Inflation has driven up operational costs for businesses across the US and shrunk profit margins for major... activistpost.com/2024/04/mass-layoffs-begin-at-california-fast-food-chains-as-20-minimum-wag... read more

CHARTING NEW PATHS
from 2023 in ( life / money / employment / entrepreneurship )

Empowering Neurodivergent Minds in Entrepreneurship Article by ablerise.netMartin Block and Rebecca Moore . Image via freepik.com/search?formatsearch&queryfocused%20entrepreneurFreepik In the dynamic realm of entrepreneurship, neurodivergent i... read more

BECOMING A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR: TIPS FOR TEENAGE GIRLS
from 2023 in ( life / money / employment / entrepreneurship )

pexels.com/photo/a-female-teenager-using-her-laptop-6473102Image via Pexels . Unpaid promotional links herein.by mailto:spencer.gray@teenpreneur.infoSpencer Gray Entrepreneurship can be an incredibly empowering path for teenage girls. By carving out your own space in the b... read more

MONEY, RETIREMENT PLANNING
from 2023 in ( life / money / retirement / planning )

I'm listening to Corbett's older video that he mentioned and I think it's a great idea to pay attention corbettreport.com/mp4/solutionswatch-investing.mp4Solutions Watch: Investing On Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 09:24:20 PM PST How do we plan for this with so much uncerta... read more

INFORMATIVE CRYPTO INTERVIEW
from 2023 in ( life / money / crypto )

I still need to become familiar myself. Not all crypto is equal! bitchute.com/video/MEOQ2cAOFu2U/Watch on Bitchute ... read more

BITCOIN INFORMATION
from 2023 in ( life / money / crypto )

I'm hearing about crypto currency attacks by our criminal rogue government, but not sure what this means. Adams pays close attention to this type of thing so I'll wait to hear his interpretation of this.He's saying that Bitcoin is a great on-ramp to crypto, then easily convert it to Monero or soon an even better one.Sent... read more

MONEY MATTERS
from 2023 in ( life / money )

and I were talking and I don't remember how it came up but JFK Jr. was mentioned. There was that video with the theory that he is still alive and the real Q. looked up more about him and he died in 1999. Hmmm, turn 1999 upside down and you see 666, Satan's number!No, I'm not claiming anything but I do find t... read more

RE CRYPTO CONTAGION BANKS GET THE RUNS
from 2023 in ( life / money / crypto / conspiracies )

I think Golden1 is too big and I'll be closing out my account there.They felt it was their right to ask me why I wanted to withdraw cash last year. For me, that started me heading out their door. Just haven't taken the time to do the recommended research on where to goAnd now that smaller banks are getting hit hard (according to th... read more

CREATING JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
from 2023 in ( life / money / employment / advice )

Great article!

People with disabilities often have difficulty entering the job market due to a lack of access to applications, reasonable accommodations, and support networks. Employers can make their hiring process more inclusive by taking deliberate steps to provide more job opportunities for people with disabilities. By doing so, employers can help create a... read more

CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY (CBDC)
from 2023 in ( life / money / banks )

People in denial about the various aspects of the scamdemic are also inclined to ignore these warnings of their approaching enslavement.Little do they realize this part is one of the biggest reasons for the scamdemic roll out.Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 1:26 AM Re: I posted the video on FB, we all know it's just a Conspir... read more

SOVEREIGN BANK
from 2022 in ( life / money / banks )

In this video that somebody passed along, it says Tennessee has a sovereign bank. Do either of you use it? rumble.com/v21oohc-us-government-in-full-scale-implosion-because-of-corruption-catherine-austi.htmlus-government-in-full-scale-implosion-because-of-corruption-catherine-austi.html Sent: Sunday,... read more

2022 US QUARTER
from 2022 in ( education / research / money )

Sent: Monday, November 7, 2022 5:31 PMmore proof that those running the country are against itOn Monday, November 7, 2022 at 04:52:02 PM PST: It's in Spanish, huh?Sent: Monday, November 7, 2022 6:41 PMRE: Nothing nefarious. It's part of the US Mint's Celebrating Women campaign, and one of those women... read more

ALTERNATIVES TO PAYPAL (AND VENMO)
from 2022 in ( life / money / online / alternatives )

In light of reclaimthenet.org/paypal-to-expand-its-speech-restriction-rules/PayPal running amok , I thought I would provide a list of online payment system alternatives: 2checkout.com/2Checkout https:... read more

CROWD-SOURCING INVESTING
from 2022 in ( life / money / investing )

Just thought I'd mention these: donorbox.org/DonorBox ? kickstarter.com/KickStarter ? startengine.com/Start Engine The best investopedia.com/best-alternatives-to-kick... read more

HOW INFLATION IS KILLING ME
from 2022 in ( life / money / economy )

I am a small, semi-retired farmer. Only 30 acres and 10 mother cows. My wife still has a couple years to work. We have been looking forward to this time of our lives since we got married 46 years ago. Things are so bad here that what we used to take for granted has now become a luxury. We have one of the best restaurants in the whole area just a... read more

BIDEN'S HANDLERS JUST GAVE US THEIR FINAL WARNING'
from 2022 in ( education / economics / money / conspiracies )

We must not lose focus of what the Great Reset is. It is the plan of Davos-deluded billionaires, big banks, mega-corporations and social-media oligarchs to collapse the entire economic, political and social order, replacing it with a new digital system of iron-clad control over every facet of our lives....... read more

WHY WE HAVE USURY
from 2021 in ( life / money / economy / history )

Wow. Talk about the good ol' days. OK, it wasn't all good, obviously, but, wowBecause of Usury prohibition, there was no Banking. There was an economy based on the understanding that men share the common fate of having to wrest a living from the Earth, and that brotherly love, and not money grabbing, was the ... read more

OSHA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
from 2021 in ( life / money / employment / covid )

: osha.gov/coronavirus/faqs#cloth-face-coveringsosha.gov/coronavirus/faqs You can clearly sue your employer if they require this vaccine and you have an adverse reaction. If I require my empl... read more

DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS
from 2021 in ( life / money / economy )

Hacked pipeline still causing problems, but now the I-40 bridge over the Mississippi is closed, as well as the Mississippi itself. See zerohedge.com/markets/discovery-massive-bridge-crack-forces-us-coast-guard-close-portion-mississippi-riverCoast Guard close portion of Mississippi-River ... read more

STRUGGLING FISHERMAN FINDS RARE PEARL WORTH $330,000 WHILE SEARCHING FOR FOOD
from 2021 in ( culture / people / money )

A struggling fisherman from an impoverished village in Thailand's Nakhon Si Thammarat province made an incredible discovery on the beach. 37-year old Hatchai Niyomdecha happened to be walking along the... s24990.pcdn.co/struggling-fisherman-finds-rare-pearl-while-searching-for-food-t... read more

ANDREW TORBA: TIME TO BUILD OUR OWN ECONOMY
from 2021 in ( life / money / economy )

The oligarchs believe they have destroyed American Populism by rigging an election, removing the movement's leader from public view, and by forcing everyone to stay locked inside for a year while the country burns down around us all. They think they have won and want to define 'New Normal' under their rule as they con... read more

WHO WANTED LOCKDOWNS?
from 2021 in ( life / money / economy )

This virus is not Ebola and it has come nowhere near approaching the death rates associated with H1N1 of 1918. By some measures, it's not been as deadly as 1957-58, a virus that came and went without much public attention at all. New pathogens are part of life, and there was and is nothing particularly unusual about this one.... read more

ON THE SUBJECT OF MANDATORY RETIREMENT
from 2021 in ( life / money / employment )

In response to my comment, Whatever the mandatory retirement age is these days -- 67? -- it needs to apply to politicians, too.There is no mandatory retirement age, but you legally have to file for retirement on your 70th birthday, which will give you the maximum social security benefit for the re... read more

MADE IN THE U.S.A
from 2021 in ( life / money / shopping / usa )

Spread the word about usaproductsonly.com/this awesome website for American Made. And here is the video that launches it: facebook.com/watch/live/?v 5567515233674&refnotif¬ifid1609874476125581¬iftlivevideoon Facebook I just emailed them to inclu... read more

PROFESSOR BRANDON GARRETT ON CORPORATE CRIMINAL IMMIGRATION PROSECUTIONS
from 2020 in ( life / money / employment )

Immigration laws are criminally enforced not just against individuals, but also against corporations. For individuals, federal immigration prosecutions are a mass phenomenon. More than a third of the federal criminal docket nearly 40,000 cases each year...Read, listen or watch... read more

EMPLOYEES SURPRISE HARDWORKING 13-YEAR-OLD WITH NEW LAWNMOWER
from 2020 in ( life / money / employment )

A Lowe's home improvement store in Tennessee surprised a hardworking 13-year-old with a brand new lawnmower after his mower broke down. at sunnyskyz.com/good-news/3890/Loweand-039-s-Employees-Surpri... read more

COMPANY PROVIDING $100 MILLION IN BONUSES TO EMPLOYEES DURING PANDEMIC
from 2020 in ( life / money / covid )

Lowe's Companies, Inc. has announced that it will provide an additional $100 million of bonuses to support employees with unforeseen expenses and hardships during the covid pandemic.: sunn... read more

JON ASHLEY ON THE CORPORATE PROSECUTION REGISTRY
from 2020 in ( life / money / employment / crime )

The Justice Department regularly announces corporate crime settlements with deferred and non prosecution agreements. Sometimes they make the agreements public, sometimes they dont. And over the years, corporate crime defense attorneys have hinted that in...Read, listen or wa... read more

THE GOOD OLD DAYS
from 2020 in ( life / money / shopping )

Ah, the good ol' days when the shelves were full! Click the image.... read more

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE, DAY 2751
from 2019 in ( life / money / employment )

Sitting here looking at Harold (not his real name) to my right. My workday would be sooooo much better if I could ignore him, but, being in the cubicle across the aisle, I can't. For those new to this space, Harold is an idiot. Literally. Okay, idiot/savant might be more accurate. He is wicked smart when it comes to computer programming, b... read more

DISNEY HEIRESS NAILS IT
from 2019 in ( life / money / employment )

We could not agree more. See marketwatch.com/story/disney-heiress-calls-ceo-bob-igers-65-million-pay-package-insane-Disney heiress calls CEO Bob Iger's $65 million pay package 'insane.' When Iger got his bonus last year, I did the math, and I figured out that ... read more

JOB LISTING
from 2018 in ( life / money / employment )

I get these job listing emails (just in case something awesome comes along). This latest one (probably created by AI (artificial/lower intelligence)) said they have several jobs just for you: Hospice Aide (Los Angeles), Chaplain (Paramus), Registered Nurse Case Manager (Peru). Peru? As in South America? And I don't qualify for any of them,... read more

ET TU, CORPORATE AMERICA?
from 2018 in ( life / money / employment )

Even corporate America is blocking Alex Jones / InfoWars these days. Trying to read an article online during my lunch break, I get the following censorship notice: Block Reason: Content Filtering. Category: questionablePathetic, but at least they stopped blocking DrudgeReport. Although, now that Drudge has been sold and turned a sharp l... read more

AN ENTREPRENEUR AT AGE 66
from 2018 in ( life / money / employment )

It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner -- after working continuously for other people for 40 years, he founded his own start-up at age 66, pairing his idea for a business with his experience and passion. And he's not alone. As he shares in this short, funny and inspirational talk, seniors are incr... read more

KROGER POLICY
from 2018 in ( life / money / shopping )

I think Kroger has a policy of periodically moving everything around in order to stimulate our hunter-gatherer instinct, never knowing which aisle our next meal is in.... read more

COINS CASHED IN
from 2017 in ( life / money )

Woo-hoo! I took the old cookie (coin) jar to the coinstar.com/Coinstar machine today (11.9% fee, are you kidding me?!). I came away with $93.54! It rejected a few coins, repeatedly, forcing me to just pocket them. One of those was an elongated penny someone had thrown in the jar (I'm guessing Eliz... read more

ON THE PHONE WITH NASA
from 2017 in ( life / money / employment / humor )

Got off the phone with @NASA. Had to tell 'em, Look, I'm not willing to relocate. Stop calling! OK, so it wasn't actually NASA, I didn't say exactly that, and it wasn't actually a job offer. A recruiter did call about an opportunity there, though. I'm not a COMPLETE liar.... read more

STRANGE BADGE SWIPE POLICY
from 2017 in ( life / money / employment )

There's a strange badge swipe policy at work: required first thing in the AM, after that ANYONE can just walk right in. #monitoring-v-security... read more

BAIN CAPITAL HELPS KILL ANOTHER ICONIC AMERICAN COMPANY
from 2017 in ( life / money / employment )

Once Toys R Us was taken over, however, the debt that Vornado Realty, KKR and Bain used to acquire it was pushed back onto the company, skyrocketing its debt obligations to $7.6 billion.: ... read more

SPEND TIME INSTEAD OF MONEY
from 2017 in ( life / money / advice )

Great idea!... around the world, people are using a system of exchange that requires something everyone is, for the most part, given equally, every day: Time. (prepare for so many popups, they'll cover the entire screen... read more

CASH BACK
from 2017 in ( life / money / shopping )

Don't you hate it when you tell the self-checkout register that you want cash back. Then by the time you're finished, because the $!?&@ machine has screwed up so many times, you've forgotten all about the cash? Yep, if you want to get rich just follow behind me whenever I go to the grocery store. Luckily I'd only asked for $20.... read more

NEW SUIT FOR HOMELESS MAN = NEW JOB
from 2017 in ( life / money / employment )

Great story! See ksl.com/?sid42989915&nid148ksl.com It was about as low as you can get, but Smith decided to at least make it to the new year. When he went on ksl.com to look for jobs, he saw a story KSL did on a Utah company giving suits to homeless people to help them fee... read more

LOCAL PICK UP
from 2017 in ( life / money / shopping / humor )

Just ordered a $10 item on eBay. They offered Local Pick Up in Las Vegas, Nevada versus delivering it. I live in Nashville. I need to decide if it's worth driving out there. Suggestions? ... read more

ANOTHER HEADHUNTER EMAIL
from 2016 in ( life / money / employment )

I know they're just doing their jobs, but headhunters (job recruiters) can be some of the most dehumanizing people I've ever had to deal with. Because of that, I like to have a little fun at their expense whenever possible. Here's a recent email exchange:Headhunter... read more

JOB OFFER
from 2015 in ( life / money / employment )

Got the below email today. Probably because they saw that I have several books on Amazon ( amazon.com/Last-Train-William-Arthur-Holmes/dp/1514268132here , amazon.com/Lottery-President-ebook/dp/B00D9VCP1Ohere and amazon.com/Ope... read more

EMPLOYEE'S SARCASTIC RESIGNATION NOTE
from 2015 in ( life / money / employment )

Good one!This employee had simply had enough so they decided to tell their boss how it really is before they walked out the door. : orrazz.com/2015/04/employees-sarcastic-resig... read more

ONE FIFTH OF U.S. WORKERS WERE LAID OFF IN PAST FIVE YEARS
from 2014 in ( life / money / employment )

One-fifth of US workers were laid off in past five yearsNearly 40% said it took more than seven months to find employment and about one in five of laid-off workers said all they could find was a temporary position.Read, list... read more

WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE
from 2014 in ( life / money / employment )

Something I've always hated about working for someone else (in the corporate setting, at least) is that you're expected to believe (or convincingly pretend) that the people in positions above you are in fact superior to you. It's just one more thing to gnaw at me during my time there. That expectation seems to be even stronger the fu... read more

SUBSIDIZING THE CORPORATE ONE PERCENT
from 2014 in ( life / money / employment )

Apparently, those bastions of capitalism are in fact socialists, at least when it works for them.As a result of substantial enhancements we have made to our Subsidy Tracker database, it is possible for the first time to estimate the share of total state and local economic development awards going to the large... read more

SWITZERLAND SHOWS US HOW TO HANDLE CEOS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

truth-out.org/opinion/item/20313-switzerland-shows-us-how-to-handle-ceosSwitzerland Shows US How to Handle CEOs . Here in the United States, had the minimum wage kept pace with productivity since the 1960s it would now be huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/13/minimum-wage-... read more

HOW AMAZON WORKS STAFF TO THE BONE
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2512959/Walk-11-miles-shift-pick-order-33-seconds-Amazon-works-staff-bone.htmlWalk 11 miles a shift and pick up an order every 33 seconds... how Amazon works staff 'to the bone' Adam Littler, 23, told of the 'unbelievable' press... read more

FOOD STAMP CORPORATE WELFARE
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way.Coca Cola, Kroger, Walmart, Kelloggs and other corporations have all lobbied the United States Department of Agriculture ... read more

CORPORATE WELFARE VS. SOCIAL WELFARE SPENDING
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Market subsidies, market protections, market interventions, regulatory favors, favorable legislation, legal protections, ex-post facto reclassification's, government spending (Keynesian), artificially low interest rates (monetary policy), government takeovers of private sector assets (not what you think), and government bailou... read more

AMERICA'S RE-SHORING OF JOBS IS ACCELERATING
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Good!Over the past couple of years, we've projected an improvement in U.S. manufacturing competitiveness by 2015 that would help drive an American manufacturing revival. The results of our latest survey make clear that a profound shift in attitude is beginning.... read more

FREE LUNCH, OR IS IT?
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment / lunch )

I've been chosen (with 5-6 others) to Have Lunch With ! (one of the VP's at work) tomorrow. I've been instructed to come prepared to discuss real issues and solutions regarding my job. Not looking forward to it. At least it's a free lunch ... but is it really? The price is I have to Have Lunch With ... read more

MINIMUM WAGE ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

I don't agree with this calculation, but, for what it's worth, my brother sent this out recently. So, in case I'm wrong and he's right, which almost never happens...50 years ago (1963) the minimum wage was 1.25. See dol.gov/whd/minwage/chart.pdfdol.gov/whd/minwage/chart.pdf .... read more

THE 1% AND WHAT DO THEY DO FOR A LIVING
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

A lot of emphasis is on the 99% versus the 1% in these protests. But who are the 1% and what do they do for a living? Are they all Wilt Chamberlains and Oprahs and other people taking part in the dynamism of the new economy? Nope. It's same as it ever was -- high-level management and the financial sector.... read more

THE JOBS NUMBER IS B.S. SAYS FORMER HEAD OF BLS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment / politics )

zerohedge.com/news//jobs-number-bs-says-former-head-blsThe Jobs Number Is BS Says Former Head Of BLS After every non-farm payroll report we provide our own breakdown of what the real unemployment rate is in a country in which the labor force participation rate has not been ad... read more

JUST ANOTHER SUNDAY
from 2013 in ( life / money / shopping )

Wife and kid are off at this thing called church. Maybe you've heard of it. I'm not sure what to make of it. :)I'm basically just hanging out waiting for the new mattress to be delivered. We told the delivery guy, Anytime! He sounded foreign. I hope he shows up before 10pm! Never know with these dang ferners! Anyway, we went... read more

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, I MEAN, WORK
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Feels like the first day back at school after summer vacation, except in this case it's not even summer yet and I'll be starting a new job, not school, today. I hope it lasts longer than the last few jobs! I have had a string of incredible bad luck over the past decade through no fault of my own, I swear. :)I guess it started with tha... read more

A WEEK OF TESTING
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Took a test yesterday. Hope I passed! New job depends on it! Hope I did better than the previous day's job-related test. That one was on Windows 7 and Server 2008 techie stuff, and I just haven't kept up with Win 7, not as a tech, especially in regard to its various corporate scenarios. The test only served to remind me how tired of bein... read more

GORE VIDAL QUOTE
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Depressing but true.The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return. -- Gore Vidal... read more

IN HONOR OF LABOR DAY
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment / holidays )

Barbara Glanz, an author, speaker and expert on employee motivation and performance, has a book that you may want to check out, Handle with CARE: Motivating and Retaining Employees. It's full of creative, low-cost ways to raise morale, increase commitment and reduce turnover. The CARE approach stands for C creative communicati... read more

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IS NOT SUSTAINABLE
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

A Top Heavy 1 Percent Will Topple Without a Stable Middle Class. Focusing exclusively on deficit reduction is the wrong policy. Focusing solely on cutting spending is the wrong policy. Focusing on jobs is the right policy now and in the future.Read, listen or watch the ... read more

IMMELT MOVING JOBS AND ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE TO CHINA
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

The hypocrisy would be laughable if not such a serious problem.See theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/ge-ceo-jeffrey-immelt-the-head-of-obamas-jobs-council-is-moving-jobs-and-economic-infrastructure-to-china-at-a-blistering-paceGE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama's Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And... read more

THESE TWO PHRASES ON YOUR RESUME ARE WHY IT JUST HIT THE TRASH CAN
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

They might be right about greatresumesfast.com/this . Worth a shotDoes your resume read like a job description? Is it one long list of bullets that contain the phrases duties included or responsible for? Sought-after candidates (the ones whose phones are ringing off the hook for ... read more

VERIZON TO LAY OFF 1,700 WORKERS AFTER PAYING CEO $22 MILLION LAST YEAR
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Yes, large corporations really are that stupid, short-sighted and corrupt. If this CEO had any decency (as if), he would have said, No, give me one million and split the rest with those 1700 laid-off workers. It would have come out to roughly $12,000 per employee. America's largest wireless service provider ... read more

WHY FAKING ENTHUSIASM IS THE LATEST JOB REQUIREMENT
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

I hate when companies do this. Create a better environment for your employees, don't require them to be a pack of phonies!: fastcompany.com/3005419/why-faking-enthusiasm-latest-job-requirementWhy Faking Enthusiasm Is Th... read more

GIRL QUITS JOB
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

This is an instant classic. Girl quits her job on dry erase board, emails entire office (33 Photos): thechive.com/2010/08/10/girl-quits-her-job-on-dry-erase-board-emails-entire-offic... read more

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, WHY IT'S IMPORTANT
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

It doesn't matter if managers are introverted or extroverted, timid or bold, loud or quiet, as long as they are making people feel like they are growing, appreciated, and confident in their future at the company ...Read, listen or watch the res... read more

THREE WAYS TO PUT AMERICA BACK TO WORK
from 2013 in ( life / money / economy )

opednews.com/articles/Three-Ways-to-Put-America-by-Chaz-Valenza-100905-980.htmlThree-Ways-to-Put-America In theory The Great Recession is history, but for those of us who live and work on Real Street the carnage and horror continues. On Real Street, outsid... read more

SCREW ECONOMIES OF SCALE
from 2013 in ( life / money / economy )

As I've said before, this country needs a new (or maybe just an enforced) u-s-history.com/pages/h760.htmlSherman Antitrust Act that will limit the size, influence and control of any one corporation.Having more companies means more jobs and, most importantly, more competition. Even the elites (a... read more

WHIRLPOOL THREATENS PENSIONS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Unfortunately, we've just had another open theft of retired worker's benefits, this time Whirlpool management stealing the health care coverage of retired former Hoover workers and their families. Once again, we see Carpetbag managers brought in from outside our community, Whirlpool, which took over the Hoover plant, comin... read more

US CORPORATE PROFITS VS EMPLOYEE WAGES
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

In Japan the ratio of pay for a CEO compared to that of the average worker is approx. 11 to 1. In Germany that ratio expands to a dizzying 12 to 1. And in the United States it's 475 to 1.: dailybail... read more

JOB HUNTING
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Can't companies at least send a denial letter/email? It's rude to leave us twisting in the wind. ... read more

FREELANCERS UNION, A FEDERATION OF THE UNAFFILIATED
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Freelancers union, a federation of the unaffiliated. Looks like a good idea. We're working to secure a better future for independent workers. Join usmembership is free! freelancersunion.org/Freelancers Union ... read more

FOR ALL BOSSES WHO DISLIKE DIRECTNESS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

...and are afraid of offending anyone... Simon Sinek @simonsinek says, Bad leaders may edit the truth for fear of causing discomfort. Good leaders accept that the truth is often uncomfortable.: hr... read more

NOTE TO RECRUITERS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment / interviews )

I almost posted this to LinkedIn, but thought better of it since hiring-managers and headhunters generally have absolutely no sense of humor regarding the hiring process. If they would admit (at least to themselves) that they have no idea what they're doing, it might help. :)Anyway, here it is: With applica... read more

THE MINIMUM WAGE POPULAR WITH THE PUBLIC BUT NOT THE DONOR CLASS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

The minimum wage, popular with the public, but not the donor classfrom commondreams.org/The Minimum Wage: Popular With the Public, But Not the Donor Class One of the best proposals to come out of the State of the Union was the President's proposal to raise the min... read more

MICRO GIGS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Interesting article on micro gigsA crush of apps allowing us to do discrete tasks for small sums of money might be the future. But the atomization of paid labor leaves workers vulnerable.: hre... read more

ROMNEY'S BAIN CAPITAL SENDING MANY JOBS TO CHINA
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

On the day before an election that's supposed to hinge on jobs, taxes and the middle class, Bain Capital, the company Mitt Romney founded, will close the doors of a factory in Freeport, Illinois, and ship 170 good, high-tech jobs to China.Read, listen or watch the rest ... read more

WISCONSIN JUDGE REINSTATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR STATE EMPLOYEES
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment / legal )

rt.com/Wisconsin judge reinstates collective bargaining for state employees The union-busting law that pushed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker into the national spotlight last year has been declared unconstitutional by a state judge, pushing the controversy over the law one st... read more

GOOD NEWS FOR BAD REFERENCES
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Picture this scenario: you've been seeking new employment at a company, but without success. Your employment credentials are excellent and while you've been able to land the interviews -- sometimes more than one with a prospective employer -- that job for which you're well qualified, continues to elude you. Even more omi... read more

SELFISH CEOS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

alternet.org/economy/148035/hiddencorporatescandal%3Aceoswholaidoffthemostworkersrakeinthemosttreasure/?page2CEOs who lay off the most people rake in the profits ... read more

5 WAYS YOUR BOSS IS KILLING YOUR COMPANY CULTURE
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

I agree. And a big reason for this, I believe, is that hiring-managers hire based on likability, enthusiasm, and an applicant's degree (no matter what that degree is in) rather than on experience and intelligence. So, the people who end up running things often have no real idea what they're doing, but, darn it, they're en... read more

LAYOFFS ARE FOR LAZY CORPORATE OVERSEERS
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

management.fortune.cnn.com/2013/03/05/layoffs/Why layoffs are for lazy corporate overseers -- Fortune Management .Layoffs are often a sign of failure by top executives to properly manage a business and forecast needs.The corporate movement away from job security coincided with the advent of targetblank... read more

THE CASE FOR A 25 HOUR WORK WEEK
from 2013 in ( life / money / employment )

Whatever you may think of this theory, there are certainly many who think (including Sheryl Sandberg) the status quo 40/50...: inc.com/laura-entis/25-hour-work-week-an-argument-for-redistributing-... read more

STRIKE DEBT, DEBT RESISTANCE FOR THE 99%
from 2012 in ( life / money )

Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for economic justice and democratic freedom.: strikedebt.org/Strike Debt! Debt Resistance for the 99% .UPDATE: target... read more

THE VIRTUAL RECOVERY
from 2012 in ( life / money / economy )

... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income. ... when both husband and wife have to work in order to maintain the same purchasing power, household income from the wife's in-kind household services is e... read more

CLOSING MY BOFA ACCOUNT
from 2012 in ( life / money )

Hallelujah! We have paid off our BofA credit card! It was bad enough when it was owned by the original company. But when I saw that bankofamerica.comBank of America had bought that company and was now administering my account, I knew it was time to pay that thing off ASAP!I just filled out their onli... read more

QUANTITATIVE EASING EXPLAINED
from 2012 in ( life / money / economy )

The truth about quantitative easing. I just watched this again and laughed my a$$ off. Now with a ridiculous 5.2 million views on YouTube. See dailybail.com/home/absolute-genius-make-this-go-viral-quantitative-easing-expla.htmldailybail.com ... read more

WALMART, 50 YEARS OF GUTTING AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS
from 2012 in ( life / money / economy / shopping )

This (below) is why we hate Walmart. Its explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs.Too many people just want low prices no matter the overall, long-run cost. Read, listen or watch th... read more

EMPLOYMENT PAGE
from 2012 in ( life / money / employment )

oneoc.org/Non-profit job listings taprootfoundation.orgTap Root catchafire.orgCatch Afire idealist.orgIdealist target... read more

IBM'S INTERNAL PLAN, FIRE MOST U.S. EMPLOYEES
from 2012 in ( life / money / employment )

The primary method for accomplishing this feat, according to the plan, will be by reducing US employee head count by 78 percent in that time frame.: cryptogon.com/?p28682IBM's Internal Plan to... read more

MERRILL LYNCH IRA FINALLY TRANSFERS
from 2012 in ( life / money )

Hallelujuah! I've been trying since late October to transfer my IRA away from the too-big-to-fail ml.comMerrill Lynch , owned by the about-to-fail bankofamerica.comBank of America . Any company that's too big to fail probably will. That, or they'l... read more

THE 1930S CHICAGO PLAN VS THE AMERICAN MONETARY ACT
from 2012 in ( life / money / economy )

If the purpose of money and credit were to discourage the exchange of goods and services, to destroy periodically the wealth produced, to frustrate and trip those who save, our present monetary system does that most effectively!Read, listen or watc... read more

THE 10 MOST HATED COMPANIES IN AMERICA
from 2012 in ( life / money / employment )

Facebook currently has more than 800 million users. Any company of this size is sure to have some detractors. Compared to other leading social media sites, however, Facebook has the lowest customer satisfaction score from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The site has repeatedly irked users by neglecting personal privacy. ... read more

BAUM LAW FIRM TO CLOSE
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment / legal )

bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2011/11/21/baum-law-firm-to-close.htmlBaum law firm to close -- Business First . This is one company that got what it deserved after mocking homeless /foreclosed families. ... read more

PAYING OFF A CREDIT CARD
from 2011 in ( life / money )

That's a nice headline, and it felt good doing it today. Granted, the bulk of the balance was simply transferred to another credit card. But still ... :) I also closed out the checking account associated with the card, making sure to close the checking account first. My fear was that if I paid off the credit card first, they (US Bank) wou... read more

A VISIT TO WALMART
from 2011 in ( life / money / shopping )

I hate walmart.comWalmart . It's a company run by slimy executives who don't care about the mom-and-pop businesses they destroy, and its stores are frequented by the lowest class of people. I always feel the need for a shower afterward. But, this morning it made more sense to go there because they we... read more

USURPATION AND THE CORPORATION AS CRIME
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment / crime )

Richard Grossman says that Occupy Wall Street activists need to go beyond greed and corruption and focus on usurpation. As in illegal seizure of power. As in the corporation has usurped illegally seized power from the people. He quotes Thomas Hobbes as saying that a corporation is merely a chip off the old block of sovereig... read more

SAVING THE RICH, LOSING THE ECONOMY
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

US politicians such as Buddy Roemer blame the collapse of US manufacturing on Chinese competition and unfair trade practices. However, it is US corporations that move their factories abroad, thus replacing domestic production with imports. Half of US imports from China consist of the offshored production of US corporations.... read more

BOYCOTT VERIZON IF AT ALL POSSIBLE
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

They're intrepidreport.com/archives/2937forcing pay cuts for the people who do the actual work there while their executives get millions in bonusesLast year Verizon.comVerizon made $12 billion in profits, got $1 billion in gover... read more

WHY BORROW WHEN YOU CAN PRINT YOUR OWN MONEY?
from 2011 in ( life / money / politics )

Why is the US Government borrowing money at interest from a private bank (the Fed) when Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution allows the US Government to create its own money, interest-free?... read more

CEO SALARIES
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

Just warms your heart, doesn't it? Not. It turns out that the good times are even better than we thought for American chief executives. : nytimes.com/2011/07/03/business/03... read more

BATTLING THE CORPORATE ELITE
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

... one major role of the US government in the corporatocracy is to serve as a scapegoat to deflect rebellion against the corporate elite. (prepare for so many popups, they'll cover the entire screen): alternet.org/2... read more

GREED IS NOT A VIRTUE
from 2011 in ( culture / people / money )

Great article. By capitalism's perverse moral logic, if a person sells toxic assets by knowingly misrepresenting them as sound, the fault lies not with the misrepresentation of the seller, but rather with the lack of due diligence on the part of the overly-trusting borrower.... read more

FLORIDA CUTS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO PAY FOR CORPORATE TAX CUT
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

I worked for this jackass years ago when he was CEO of Columbia/HCA. He was an out-of-touch elitist primadonna back then, and hasn't changed much, only now has less hair.In the last few months, conservatives in several states have moved to limit unemployment benefits, even with the national unemployment rate at 9 ... read more

NEW JOB STARTS TODAY
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

I hope I like it. UPDATE (2 years later):I didn't. See /pages/first-day-of-school-i-mean-workFirst day of school I mean work ... read more

CORPORATIST AMERICA
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

A battle over the budget is closing our schools, our libraries, firing our teachers and taking away collective bargaining rights. While the banks and largest corporations are also not paying any taxes, including Bank of America, Exon Mobil, and GE.Read, listen or watch the ... read more

NEW JOB STARTING NEXT WEEK
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

I'm starting a new job next week, so I ran a test of how long it would take to get there after dropping Elizabeth off at school. It was 7:42 when they started letting the kids inside, allowing me to leave. I could do like a lot of parents and just drop her off and take off, but I like to make sure she's safely inside before I go. Other p... read more

CHECK OUT A COMPANY BEFORE APPLYING THERE
from 2011 in ( life / money / employment )

glassdoor.com/Reviews/GlassDoor Search company reviews and ratings ... read more

US FORECLOSURES IN NEW LEGAL TROUBLE
from 2011 in ( life / money / legal )

And remember those politicians who are in the banks' back pocket (hint: it's most of them)Backing a lower court ruling made in 2009, it said two foreclosure sales were invalid because the banks did not prove that they owned them at the time.Read, listen... read more

MADE IN AMERICA NO LONGER
from 2011 in ( life / money / economy )

American as apple pie items that are no longer made here: businessinsider.com/19-iconic-products-that-america-doesnt-make-anymore-2010-11?op119-iconic-products-that-america-doesnt-make-anymore Another American icon has bit the dust: Pontiac. GM is canceling the 84-year-o... read more

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEYS
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

When given one of those customer satisfaction surveys, always try and give a glowing report about the individual who helped you (unless they were terrible, of course) because those surveys are just another tool for corporations to harass their already under-paid, under-appreciated employees.You don't want to be responsible for getting som... read more

WE ARE RULED BY HUGE CORPORATE MONOPOLIES
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies that replicate the political and economic power, on a vastly expanded scale, of the old trading companies of the 17th and 18th centuries. walmart.comWalmart 's gross annual revenues of $250 billion are greater than those of most small nation-states. ... read more

OLD AGE DISCRIMINATION SUIT VS GOOGLE
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

The California Supreme Court unanimously agreed that a trial court erred in dismissing a complaint by Brian Reid, who was hired in 2002 as a director of operations and engineering, and fired less than two years later at age 54 after being told he was not a good cultural fit. reut... read more

ANOTHER REASON NOT TO SHOP AT WALMART
from 2010 in ( life / money / shopping )

If you buy underwear at Walmart, they will be able to track wherever you go. If their sales are not hurt by this announcement, they will institute it in more products, probably eventually all products. According to cnbc.com/id/38380666?&qsearchtermwalmart%20RFIDCNBC , these tags are not removable, altho... read more

DIARY, 7/25/2010
from 2010 in ( life / money / blog / shopping )

Just got back from an all day shopping excursion. I don't know how Tara does it every week. I told her that was harder work than going to the office all day. She said, So, you appreciate me more now? Of course, I said yes. First we went to Tara's Kroger, the one almost in Nolensville city limits, for bread and something else while... read more

BUY AMERICAN
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

localmakers.com/localmakers.com/ The above link no longer points to where it used to. Someone in Holland, ironically, has apparently purchased that domain name. I would have removed this post, but the irony made it worth keeping it here. ... read more

LIKE A CANCER
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

A business plan requiring constant expansion is, almost by definition, a cancer, and equally unhealthy.... read more

IT'S THE JOBS, STUPID
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

Good article here. Read the quote from the lifelong Republican who was a victim of a mass layoff and now can't find a job. blog.aflcio.org/2010/06/01/its-the-jobs-stupid/blog.aflcio.org/2010/06/01/its-the-jobs-stupid/ ... read more

THE JOB MARKET
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

When I applied and scheduled an interview for a job at the financial arm of the Methodist Church, I knew I was not a right fit for them. After all, I'm not only not Methodist, I'm not even Christian. When the HR manager called a couple days later to cancel the interview, I had a strong suspicion her excuse was concocted.I'm g... read more

ANOTHER INTERVIEW
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

I went to another job interview yesterday. It was downtown visitmusiccity.com/Nashville in the once trendy Cummins Station building. I've had a few consulting clients there over the years. The company interviewing me shall remain nameless. Coincidentally, a few hours before the interview I received ... read more

BEAUTY BIAS AT WORK
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment / beauty )

In her provocative new book, The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Law and Life, Stanford law professor Deborah Rhode argues that workers deserve legal protection against appearance-based discrimination unless their looks are directly relevant to their job performance.... read more

LETTER TO A FORMER CO-WORKER
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

I'm glad you and Cathy are doing well. Our daughter Elizabeth is doing well, too. She spent last night with a cousin north of town so she can attend that little girl's birthday party today. Elizabeth's own birthday party was last month. I'm sort of employed, working for myself doing computer consulting fixing people's co... read more

HOW COMPANIES SHOULD CUT BACK
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

When faced with too many expenses and not enough income and you have run out of expenses to reduce, rather than firing employees, the fair and socially-responsible way to cut costs is NOT to fire employees who had nothing to do with those costs getting too high. The FIRST target of cost-cutting needs to be ...I think I originally suggested ... read more

HOW TO ROB A BANK
from 2010 in ( life / money )

The answer is: Own one. William Black: The finance sector is a huge parasite, it transfers wealth from the poor to the wealthy.See youtube.com/watch?vISsR7ZiWlskReal News Network . youtube.com/watch?vFxdQyfNLnc&t0sWatc... read more

SELLING INSURANCE
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment / insurance )

I got a call today about a job with American Income. They said they found my résumé on Careerbuilder. When I get emails like that, I instantly recognize them and mark them as spam and block them from sending any more. But getting a phone call is apparently more effective on me. I agreed to an interview (because she never mentioned a... read more

IN THE WAITING ROOM
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment )

I went to a pre-employment drug screening this morning. Last week, I had interviewed for an IT instructor position. Had to give a mock class, and everything. I chose the subject of securing your home wireless network . It was fun. Anyway, no, I haven't been hired ... yet. They require this test before even thinking about hiring me. I wa... read more

GENDER UNKNOWN
from 2010 in ( life / money / employment / people )

First time I've ever seen this. Filling out an online job application, the EEOC stuff at the bottom gave me a choice of: MaleFemaleGender UnknownDecline to AnswerI can understand sexually confused, but gender unknown? Really?... read more

LAID OFF
from 2009 in ( life / money / employment )

It's been almost three weeks now, and I'm finally able to talk/blog about my layoff. After the merger and corporate restructuring at work, it was finally my turn to have my position eliminated. I instinctively felt it coming. In fact, I couldn't sleep the night before, worrying about it. No one had said anything to me, it was just ... read more

RICHEST 2% OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION OWNS MORE THAN HALF OF ALL HOUSEHOLD WEALTH
from 2001 in ( life / money )

I just found this amazingThe richest two percent of the world's population owns more than half of the world's household wealth. Although you may believe you've heard this statistic before, you haven't: For the first time, personal wealth, not income, has been measured around the world. And the find... read more


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