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CROWD-SOURCING INVESTING
( life / money / investing )

Just thought I'd mention these: DonorBox KickStarter Start Engine The 6 best alternatives to Kick... read more

MAKE YOUR ASSETS INVISIBLE TO SHAKEDOWN ARTISTS
( life / money / investing / advice )

This video, below, explains that you’re better off with an offshore trigger trust, outside the reach of US courts (which may rule that the trust and the trustee are legally the same). Watch it here: ... read more

BIDEN'S HANDLERS JUST GAVE US THEIR 'FINAL WARNING'
( 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,... read more

WHY WE HAVE USURY
( life / money / economy / history )

Wow. Talk about the good ol’ days. OK, it wasn’t all good, obviously, but, wow. Because of Usury prohibition, there was no Banking. There was an economy based on the understanding that men share the co... read more

OSHA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
( life / money / employment / covid )

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DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS
( 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 ... read more

STRUGGLING FISHERMAN FINDS RARE PEARL WORTH $330,000 WHILE SEARCHING FOR FOOD
( 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... ... read more

ANDREW TORBA: TIME TO BUILD OUR OWN ECONOMY
( 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 b... read more

WHO WANTED LOCKDOWNS?
( 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 publ... read more

ON THE SUBJECT OF MANDATORY RETIREMENT
( 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 yo... read more

MADE IN THE USA
( life / money / shopping / usa )

Spread the word about this awesome website for American Made. And here is the video that launches it: ... read more

100 SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS DEFY COVID CLOSURE DEMANDS
( life / money / shopping / covid )

Good for them! 100 small business owners defy Covid closure demands We know Covi... read more

PROFESSOR BRANDON GARRETT ON CORPORATE CRIMINAL IMMIGRATION PROSECUTIONS
( 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 crimi... read more

EMPLOYEES SURPRISE HARDWORKING 13-YEAR-OLD WITH NEW LAWNMOWER
( 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. here at ... read more

COMPANY PROVIDING $100 MILLION IN BONUSES TO EMPLOYEES DURING "PANDEMIC"
( 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". ... read more

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

The Justice Department regularly announces corporate crime settlements with deferred and non prosecution agreements. 160; Sometimes they make the agreements public, sometimes they dont. And over the years, corporate crime... read more

THE GOOD OLD DAYS
( life / money / shopping )

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

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE, DAY 2751
( 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.... read more

DISNEY HEIRESS NAILS IT
( life / money / employment )

We could not agree more. See "Disney heiress calls CEO Bob Iger's $65 million pay package 'insane.'... read more

JOB LISTING
( 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 (Param... read more

ET TU, CORPORATE AMERICA?
( 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,... read more

AN ENTREPRENEUR AT AGE 66
( 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 ex... read more

KROGER POLICY
( 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
( life / money )

Woo-hoo! I took the old cookie (coin) jar to the Coinstar machine today (11.9% "fee", are you kidding me?!). I came away with $93.54! It rejected a few coins, repeatedly, forcing me... read more

ON THE PHONE WITH NASA
( 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 recrui... read more

STRANGE BADGE SWIPE POLICY
( 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
( 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
( 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. here (prepare f... read more

CASH BACK
( 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 ... read more

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

Great story! See ksl 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 ... read more

LOCAL PICK UP
( 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
( 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.... read more

JOB OFFER
( life / money / employment )

Got the below email today. Probably because they saw that I have several books on Amazon (here, ... read more

ONE FIFTH OF US WORKERS WERE LAID OFF IN PAST FIVE YEARS
( life / money / employment )

One-fifth of US workers were laid off in past five years Nearly 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 tempor... read more

WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE
( 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... read more

SUBSIDIZING THE CORPORATE ONE PERCENT
( 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 fi... read more

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

Switzerland Shows US How to Handle CEOs. Here in the United States, had the minimum wage kept pace with productivit... read more

HOW AMAZON WORKS STAFF 'TO THE BONE'
( life / money / employment )

Walk 11 miles a shift and pick up an order every 33 seconds... how Amazon works staff ... read more

FOOD STAMP CORPORATE WELFARE
( 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,... read more

CORPORATE WELFARE VS. SOCIAL WELFARE SPENDING
( 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 inte... read more

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

Good! America’s Re-shoring of Jobs Is Accelerating. Over the pa... read more

FREE LUNCH, OR IS IT?
( life / money / employment )

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 l... read more

MINIMUM WAGE ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION
( 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 1.2... read more

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

The Jobs Number Is BS Says Former Head Of BLS. After every non-farm payroll report we provide our own breakdown of ... read more

JUST ANOTHER SUNDAY
( 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, "Any... read more

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, I MEAN, WORK
( 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 stri... read more

A WEEK OF TESTING
( 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 2008 techie stuff, and I just haven’t kept up with Win 7, not as a tech,... read more

GORE VIDAL QUOTE
( 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... read more

IN HONOR OF LABOR DAY
( 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 communication; A atmosphere... read more

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IS NOT SUSTAINABLE
( 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 po... read more

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

The hypocrisy would be laughable if not such a serious problem. See ... read more

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

They might be right about this. Worth a shot. Does your resume read like a job description? Is it one long list of bullets that contain the phras... read more

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

Yes, large corporations really are that stupid, short-sighted and corrupt. If this CEO had any decency (yeah, right), he would have said, "No, give me one million and split the rest with those 1700 laid-off workers." It would have come... read more

WHY FAKING ENTHUSIASM IS THE LATEST JOB REQUIREMENT
( 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! ... read more

GIRL QUITS JOB
( life / money / employment )

This is an instant classic. Girl quits her job on dry erase board, emails entire office (33 Photos) ... read more

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, WHY IT'S IMPORTANT
( 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 compa... read more

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

Great article here: Three-Ways-to-Put-America In theory The Great Recession is history, b... read more

SCREW ECONOMIES OF SCALE
( life / money / economy )

As I’ve said before, this country needs a new (or maybe just an enforced) Sherman Antitrust Act that will limit the size, influence and control of any on... read more

WHIRLPOOL THREATENS PENSIONS
( 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 aga... read more

US CORPORATE PROFITS VS EMPLOYEE WAGES
( 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. ... read more

JOB HUNTING
( 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
( life / money / employment )

Freelancers union, a federation of the unaffiliatedLooks like a good idea. Freelancers Union. A Federation of the Unaffiliated. 350,0... read more

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

...and are afraid of offending anyone... positive leaders love productivity ... read more

NOTE TO RECRUITERS
( 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 i... read more

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

The minimum wage, popular with the public, but not the donor class from The Minimum Wage: Popular With the Public, But Not the Donor Class. One... read more

MICRO GIGS
( life / money / employment )

Interesting article on "micro gigs" "A 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." Read... read more

ROMNEY'S BAIN CAPITAL SENDING MANY JOBS TO CHINA
( 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 ... read more

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

Wisconsin judge reinstates collective bargaining for state employees The union-busting law that pushed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker into the national spotlight l... read more

5 WAYS YOUR BOSS IS KILLING YOUR COMPANY CULTURE
( 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. ... read more

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

Why layoffs are for lazy corporate overseers - Fortune Management.Layoffs are often a sign of failure by top executives to properly manage a busines... read more

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

Whatever you may think of this theory, there are certainly many who think (including Sheryl Sandberg) the status quo 40/50... ... read more

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

Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for economic justice and democratic freedom. ... read more

THE VIRTUAL RECOVERY
( 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... read more

CLOSING MY BOFA ACCOUNT
( 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 Bank of America had bought that company... read more

QUANTITATIVE EASING EXPLAINED
( 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. ... read more

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

This (below) is why we hate Walmart. Too many people don't understand this. They just want "low prices" no matter the overall, long-run cost. ... read more

EMPLOYMENT PAGE
( life / money / employment )

Non-profit job listings Tap Root C... read more

IBM'S INTERNAL PLAN, FIRE MOST U.S. EMPLOYEES
( 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. ... read more

MERRILL LYNCH IRA FINALLY TRANSFERS
( life / money )

Hallelujuah! I've been trying since late October to transfer my IRA away from the "too-big-to-fail" Merrill Lynch, owned by the about-to-fail ... read more

THE 1930S CHICAGO PLAN VS THE AMERICAN MONETARY ACT
( 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 mo... read more

THE 10 MOST HATED COMPANIES IN AMERICA
( 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 sc... read more

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

Baum law firm to close - Business First. This is one company that got what it deserved after mocking homeless/forec... read more

PAYING OFF A CREDIT CARD
( 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, maki... read more

A VISIT TO WALMART
( life / money / shopping )

I hate Walmart. 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 pe... read more

USURPATION AND THE CORPORATION AS CRIME
( 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 po... read more

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

They’re forcing pay cuts for the people who do the actual work there while their executives get millions in bonuses. Last year ... read more

WHY BORROW WHEN YOU CAN PRINT YOUR OWN MONEY?
( 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
( life / money / employment )

Just warms your heart, doesn’t it? Not. NY Times It turns out that the good times are even be... read more

BATTLING THE CORPORATE "ELITE"
( 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. here (prepare for so many popups, they'll cover the entire screen): ... read more

GREED IS NOT A VIRTUE
( 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 wit... read more

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

I used to work 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 ... read more

NEW JOB STARTS TODAY
( life / money / employment )

I hope I like it. UPDATE (2 years later):I didn’t. See First day of school I mean work... read more

CORPORATIST AMERICA
( 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 B... read more

NEW JOB STARTING NEXT WEEK
( 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... read more

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

GlassDoor Search company reviews and ratings ... read more

US FORECLOSURES IN NEW LEGAL TROUBLE
( 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... read more

MADE IN AMERICA NO LONGER
( life / money / economy )

"American as apple pie" items that are no longer made here:19-iconic-products-that-america-doesnt-make-anymore... read more

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEYS
( 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 ... read more

WE ARE RULED BY HUGE CORPORATE MONOPOLIES
( 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. ... read more

OLD AGE DISCRIMINATION SUIT VS GOOGLE
( 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 la... read more

ANOTHER REASON NOT TO SHOP AT WALMART
( 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 ... read more

DIARY, 7/25/2010
( life / money / 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. Firs... read more

LIKE A CANCER
( 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
( 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 /20... read more

THE JOB MARKET
( 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 a Christian. When the HR manager c... read more

ANOTHER INTERVIEW
( life / money / employment )

I went to another job interview yesterday. It was downtown Nashville in the once trendy Cummins Station building. I’ve had a few consulting clients there over the ye... read more

BEAUTY BIAS AT WORK
( life / money / employment )

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 ... read more

LETTER TO A FORMER CO-WORKER
( 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 part... read more

HOW COMPANIES SHOULD CUT BACK
( 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 wit... read more

HOW TO ROB A BANK
( 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 ... read more

SELLING INSURANCE
( life / money / employment / insurance )

I got a call today about a job with American Income. They said they found my resume on Careerbuilder. When I get emails like that, I instantly recognize them and mark them as spam and block them from sending any ... read more

IN THE WAITING ROOM
( 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. A... read more

GENDER UNKNOWN
( 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 Answer I can understand "sexually confused," but ... read more

LAID OFF
( 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. I... read more

THE RICHEST TWO PERCENT OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION OWNS MORE THAN HALF OF THE WORLD'S HOUSEHOLD WEALTH
( life / money )

I just found this amazing wanttoknow.info The richest two percent of the world’s population owns more than half of the ... read more


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