[credit provider=”Vivian Giang/Business Insider”] The co-founders of Gojee say they landed $1.2 million in funding by Kapor Capital in September because Mitch Kapor understood where they’re headed for the next 10 years.Mike LaValle and Tian He created Gojee, which curates food and drink recipes from around the world, with a […]
[credit provider=”GrantCardone via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA_rli6nBFg&feature=related”] The middle class is diminishing quickly and if you’re in that income bracket, better find some strategic ways to get out immediately or drown with the rest of them.Or so says Grant Cardone, sales expert, host of National Geographic’s “Turnaround King” and author of The […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] This post originally appeared at Food & Wine.
Things are looking up for college graduates. The average salary for 2011 grads was $41,701, a 2.3% increase from 2010 (via Bryce Christiansen).
Years ago, I worked for a manager that was the poster child of buzzwords. He loved slipping “cones of precision” and “silos” and “drill down” and… well, let’s just stop there.
[credit provider=”Flickr via inkyhack” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/inkyhack/4564138369/”] Professional conversations are a lot trickier than they first appear. Most of us worry about what we’re going to say to keep the conversation interesting, but the beginning and ending are what makes or breaks it.It’s true, the beginning is important — the greeting, the […]
[credit provider=”YogiTunes”] It’s the perfect example that doing what you love — and knowing what the market lacks — will eventually pay off.Alex King-Harris, Craig Kohland and Amani Friend met through the yoga community, but what’s unique about the trio is that they were all musicians making music for those […]
[credit provider=”Walmart Stores via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/walmartcorporate/5684811762/”] Walmart’s harshest critics might be small business owners, but in a brilliant PR move, the world’s largest retailer is trying to make amends. To show that the company supports small businesses and individuality, Walmart is hosting “Get on the shelf,” a contest which will give any inventor in […]
You might have heard that it’s bad workplace etiquette to gossip, but if you’ve witnessed someone with bad behaviour, feel free to spread the news.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] When Scotty Cadenhead met Malachi Leopold at a networking event in a bar, he wasn’t even supposed to be there: he was underage.But Cadenhead had a vision he couldn’t quite execute. He wasn’t even sure what the final product would look like, but he […]
[credit provider=”flickr”] Much is said about the benefits of social media for businesses, but what about the drawbacks? Though we’ve long heard about the productivity drain among employees who use social media at work, a new downside is getting some attention: ethical violations.Active social networkers in the office — those […]
[credit provider=” via Jeffrey Beall on Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/1950409800/”] How much time do you spend each day getting better organised? Cut it in half.When it comes to investing time, thought and effort into productively organising oneself, less is more. In fact, not only is less more, research suggests it may […]
[credit provider=”AP”] What started as a Mediterranean cruise ended in a scene of panic when a luxury cruise liner sank off the western coast of Italy’s Isola del Giglio, according to BBC News. Three people have been confirmed dead, 14 injured and 70 are still missing as of Saturday morning. […]
[credit provider=”Thomas Hawk”] Most of us multi-task because it gives us this false perception that we’re managing our time effectively.But research shows that your brain can’t efficiently perform two or more tasks at the same time so you should never multi-task when trying to learn something new.
For companies facing a crisis, it’s best to focus on the outcome rather than the money.
The U.S. military is the largest employer overall and Deloitte — one of the Big Four accounting firms — is the largest corporate employer of Generation Y’ers, according to a recent study conducted by Millennial Branding.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Drucker”] Today’s advice comes from the late author and management consultant Peter Drucker appearing on The WSJ: “The task is to lead people. And the goal is to make productive the specific strengths and knowledge of every individual.”
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_hall_associates/3081828563/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] A group of advisors can be extraordinarily useful. Tricks to make sure yours is. The first of a three-part series.Although private companies have no legal obligation to create advisory boards, many of the most successful companies have them. Primarily this is because they’ve taken investment from individuals […]
[credit provider=”Chriskamaris via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/businessnetworkcomputer/2923718783/”] At the onset of 2012, many start-up executives around the world are sticking their copy of Lean Start-Up on the shelf, leaning back, and bemoaning the fact that they have a new set of challenges ahead of them. Although there is a plethora of advice now […]
[credit provider=”Dinesh Moorjani”] Today’s advice comes from IAC’s Hatch Labs CEO Dinesh Moorjani’s interview with Business Insider:”Put yourself in uncomfortable situations, which will allow you to field new challenges with ease, grace, and confidence.”
[credit provider=”tronathan via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tronathan/3261646052/”] If you have a job that requires you to make numerous decisions throughout the day, you should pass along some of those responsibilities to other team members. Making too many decisions by yourself will cause a “depletion of the brain’s mental stamina,” which will lead […]
[credit provider=”Innoviss.com” url=”http://www.innoviss.com/ceo.html”] Today’s advice comes from Innoviss Chairman and CEO Tracy Graves-Stevens’ interview with WashingtonExec.com“In the current environment of rapidly changing technologies and priorities, no one company can be the single solution anymore – you have to focus on your core competencies and be able to forge the right […]
[credit provider=”Victoria Ipri”] By now, most of us have LinkedIn profiles. But it’s not enough to simply park your resume there, says Victoria Ipri, CEO of Modello Media, a strategy firm that offers LinkedIn consulting.”I think we’re going to see in 2012 people engaging in the platform the way it’s […]
Anyone who has ever started their own business will tell you: It’s a lot of hard work.You build it from the ground up, put in countless hours to get it started and extensive efforts to keep it running. It becomes your life. Those who start their own businesses have done […]
[credit provider=”Lonny Gulden”] If you’re anything like most LinkedIn users, you probably have a halfway completed profile floating around somewhere on the web. Who has time to fill out all their professional information, include a summary that doesn’t sound like you’re full of it, and request former and present colleagues […]
[credit provider=”MIT” url=”http://groups.csail.mit.edu/medg/people/chris/tsien.html”] After several years as an ER doctor, Christine Tsien Silvers decided to quit clinical medicine to become the Chief Medical Officer of a small company and, therefore, leave behind the days of having to see an “average number of patients per hour.”Her recent guest post on Philip […]
[credit provider=”meagan” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/meaganjean/3656125942/”] With the holiday season around the corner, your company may be planning a party to celebrate the end of a hardworking year.”People like to work with people they know so take this opportunity to let down your hair a little,” said Helene Wasserman, an attorney for Littler, […]
When protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street interrupted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s speech in Iowa Wednesday night, the governor took the offensive by calling them “jokers,” even saying he was being “New Jersey-ly interrupted” (via NBC)
Full calendar year 2011 numbers are now available to calculate the results for the Social Security Trust Fund. Here’s a look at the key numbers that will be reported to Congress in four months: Payroll Tax Revenue: $669B ($642B – 2010) Benefit payments: $726B ($702B – 2010) Primary Deficit: $57B […]
[credit provider=”FelonFitness via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoyWnW9VXMk&feature=related”] A new workout plan has hit the shelves, but instead of looking to celebrities or athletes for guidance, inmates in California facilities have become the new fitness guru (via The Daily Mail).The idea dawned on criminal attorney William Kroger when he noticed his clients were […]
[credit provider=”Habourdin Jean-Francois via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/drtjff/5430100033/”] It’s going to be a holly, jolly Christmas in workplaces across the country this year — even more so than the last.Bosses are taking notice of their workers hard work all year and are planning on rewarding the backbone of their companies — their […]
[credit provider=”http://www.judithhanna.com” url=”http://www.judithhanna.com/index.html”] In 2012, strip club Nite Moves will have to convince the New York Court of Appeals that lap dances are an art form that should receive full First Amendment protection. In other words, they shouldn’t have to pay high taxes that non-strip club businesses are exempt from […]
[credit provider=”Mait Juriado via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mait/4288799551/”] Before you stock the kitchen full of goodies for your employees, keep in mind that you could be costing your company millions of dollars if you think those unhealthy snacks will produce productivity (via The Daily Mail).Instead, you might be contributing to the “sick […]
One of the charts I prepared for my presentation at the G30 was intended to debunk the notion that we need some kind of special factor aside from the depressed economy to explain low business investment. On the x-axis of the figure below I show the ratio of actual GDP […]
[credit provider=”mollypop via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mymollypop/2625960039/”] Allowing your little girl to get a mani-pedi alongside your own might be a cute scene, but letting her get a bikini wax is raising more than a few eyebrows.Good Morning America reported on the booming Tween Beauty Market on Thursday, which has proved to […]
Some members of prominent mobster families have been arrested for luring Russian and other Eastern European women into the States to work as exotic dancers in adult entertainment clubs, reported The New York Daily News.
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/4081753966/”] We’ve previously reported that heat from a laptop is linked to “cooking” sperm, but now there’s even more bad news, fellas:A new study published in the medical journal “Fertility and Sterility” (via Reuters) reveals laptop wifi also nukes sperm.
Not too long ago, we shared with you the story of Laine Durr,** a 20-six-year-old journalist who works at a reputable news organisation in New York City and went to journalism school at a prestigious, private university.
I’ve been getting the predictable hysterical reactions to today’s column. And it’s true — I’m a Sharia Jewish atheist Marxist who hates America! Bwahahaha!
The next time you’re having a bad day at the office, start talking about yourself in the third person. Sure, you might worry some of your co-workers — but you’ll get over your bad day much faster.
[credit provider=”M.I.C gadget” url=”http://micgadget.com/17970/china-celebrity-wrecks-refrigerators-outside-siemens-beijing-headquarter-video/”] Siemens has a PR problem in China.The German conglomerate allegedly ignored customer complaints over defective refrigerators, which led to people protesting by hammering these appliances outside Siemens’ Beijing headquarters (via M.I.C gadget).
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang – Business Insider”] Meet The Baroness (yes, that’s her name) who owns one of the hundreds of boutiques in the East Village. What makes her store different is that everything sold in the store is made out of latex.A former lingerie designer with designs featured at Bloomingdales […]
[credit provider=”Shot4Shot via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shot4shot/5430082788/”] Two years ago, it came to Michael Ocello’s attention that a lot of people thought strip clubs were really “feeder” businesses for adult human trafficking.”It was this hot topic and strip clubs were always associated with it,” he told us. “You hear it once […]
[credit provider=”willemvelthoven via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/willemvelthoven/220261993/”] The struggling economy has now proven to affect much more than our bank accounts — it’s making our babies smaller, according to a new research published in the journal Epidemiology (via the DailyFinance).Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley spent nearly 20 years sampling […]
[credit provider=”alexbcthompson via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexbct/4277739636/”] We’ve all heard the stories about strippers: A bad childhood, maybe an abusive relationship here or there, a vulnerable mentality and, finally, a struggle for money. In every situation, it seems selling their sexuality is the best bet they have for a better life.But what […]
I had some hopes for Mario Draghi; he has just done his best to kill those hopes. In his view, it’s all about credibility, defined thusly:
[credit provider=”NeedToAwaken via flickr” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=PPcqKW4Kqow”] Retired police officer Captain Ray Lewis was released from NYPD custody Friday night and is planning on rejoining Occupy protestors Saturday, according to his Twitter account. Lewis retired from the Philadelphia Police Department in 2004. The New York Observer reports that he was charged with […]
A mother who was shopping at a local mall in Greeley, Colo. was aghast when she saw crotchless panties sold in a children’s store called Kids N’ Teen (via Jezebel).
[credit provider=”zebranete via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zebranete/6073706603/”] You may not want to hear this if you’re a testosterone-pumping male, but the source of your really bad mood swings could have something to do with your earlier sexual escapades, says a recent study from Ohio State University (via Fox News).Adolescent sex may have […]
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang – Business Insider”] A group of demonstrators armed with posters and pink umbrellas gathered outside the Village Voice headquarters in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night to protest against sex ads featured on the Voice’s backpage.com.The group included around 50 people chanting and marching to the beat of […]
Children with high IQ scores are more likely to experience with illicit drugs as they get older, especially if they’re brainy girls, says a recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
[credit provider=”Robert Johnson — Business Insider”] Expecting to see outraged business owners raging against Occupy offenses, more than a dozen press members were greeted by this woman Monday night on the steps of City Hall.Wearing a mask and refusing to give her name, she confessed to “organising” the protest by […]
[credit provider=”please die! via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lookinglasself/2613859300/”] In February every other year, Yale University hosts two weeks of sex education discussions, panels and forums for students called “Sex Week.”But this time around the university may decide to discontinue the event after accusations surfaced that organisers are receiving kickbacks from porn companies, […]
The strongest storm to hit western Alaska in 40 years ripped apart 37 communities with gusts of wind up to 90 mph, according to The Associated Press.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia commons”] You know you messed up when the person who succeeds you is your exact opposite. This is exactly what happened to the tale of Silvio Berluscioni’s fall from grace only to find the quintessential un-Berlusconi figure waiting to take his place: Mario Monti will lead Italy in a […]
To win mining licenses worth billions of dollars, a Chinese oil trade company promised poor African countries infrastructure to help develop their land.
[credit provider=”focus.recompose via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/focus-recompose/5010800831/in/photostream/”] Women are having sex with their partners, but mainly because we feel it’s our duty. In fact, we are “simply not prioritizing sex” in our busy work lives, says a recent WomenTALK survey.“There seems to be a growing trend in women having sex for obligation, not […]
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] When you grow up in Eastern Oregon and win an athletic scholarship to college, an international career in the sex industry may seem a little far-fetched. But that’s what happened to Amber and Heather in 1997 when an injury and financial problems became the catalysts for their decision […]
[credit provider=”ap”] Becoming the newest and largest oil reserve in America doesn’t come without problems.When an estimated 4.3 billion barrels of recoverable oil was discovered in Williston, North Dakota, it turned the small town into a thriving money centre with reports of strippers making up to $3,000 a night and […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JeffreyRImmeltAugust2009.jpg”] In March, we reported that General Electric made $5.1 billion in U.S. profits, yet managed to dodge paying any federal taxes. The data was based on a study conducted by Capital IQ and the NYT on companies between 2005 to 2009.Believe it or not, in 2010 GE […]
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] Having an instant boost of energy available in a chapstick-sized capsule brings a whole new level to “quick fix” for those too busy for a cup of coffee.Aeroshot Pure Energy — the latest product from Breathable Foods — is the “first-of-its-kind breathable energy product” created by a […]
[credit provider=”cattias.photo via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/newyork/5236092204/”] An “energetic” and “free” walk from a woman means that she’s more open in the bedroom and has experienced more orgasms in her lifetime, reports The Daily.The findings come from a study conducted by a group of Belgium scientists in collaboration with the University of […]
[credit provider=”Impact Lab” url=”http://www.impactlab.net/2011/02/14/hormonal-women-have-prettier-faces/”] Women with more attractive facial features have higher levels of oestrogen and will likely want more children, according to a recently published study by the University of St Andrews. See what we mean > To show a correlation between estrogen levels and maternity desire, researchers asked […]
[credit provider=”ap”] It’s no surprise that ‘Occupy’ is spreading throughout the country — the income gap between Americans is getting wider and it’s most obvious in the South.Florida leads the trend with four of the country’s most unequal cities, and Georgia is close behind.
[credit provider=”brh_images via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/brh_images/4629570540/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] It’s time Las Vegas lost its title as ‘stripper capital of the universe’ to Williston, North Dakota.The little oil boomtown in the Great Plains might only have two strip clubs — Whispers and Heartbreakers — but the exotic dancers there make more money than some doctors.
[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/finitefocus/3256050081/in/photostream/”] There’s a legend out there that bartenders know how to handle their liquor better than the rest of us because they’re around it every day.They don’t.
Wikileaks is temporarily pulling the plug on all published cables after announcing Monday that they’ve run out of money.
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] Phil Arnone is a one of the leading forces behind Occupy Wall Street — and happens to also be a New York University graduate student.He was involved with Occupy before they were even called that and was one of the 700 protesters arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge.
A chance encounter with a night clerk in Paris offers insight into the power of truth and the World Wide Web.
If you’ve ever visited Costco, you’ve most likely seen the dark side of buying in bulk: People can’t seem to resist the four gallons of ketchup, boxes of diapers and shampoo.The allure of buying in bulk seems to have only increased as shoppers feel the pinch in their bank accounts.
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com”] Sure, it seemed ridiculous when Leona Helmsley left her Maltese pooch $12 million, but you don’t need to be a millionaire to start thinking about Fido’s well-being.By law, your pet is considered your property, much like a car or home.
[credit provider=”By TheTruthAbout on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetruthabout/4368963217/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Been thinking about refinancing your home mortgage loans?You’re not alone: An industry group recently announced loan applications increased by 1.3% last week for refinancing and home purchases, despite raised interest rates, reports Housing Wire.
[credit provider=”By Marco Arment on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcoarment/1956292424/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Keeping track of airline miles is a headache even for so-called “points junkies” or “mileage collectors” like Chris Guillebeau, a frequent traveller who’s accrued more than a million miles and author of The Art of Non-Confortmity: Unconventional Strategies for Life, Work and Travel.Even […]
If you’re a college student, you’ve most likely filled out federal forms that are as convoluted as they are time-consuming.
[credit provider=”AlaskaTeacher/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alstonfamily/1096098773/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] No matter how thin your wallet is, you’re probably not willing to sacrifice beauty to save. Less than one-fifth of 25,000 respondents from 51 countries say they’d buy cheaper health and beauty products for the price, according to a survey by Nielsen, a global information company.
[credit provider=”stevendepolo via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/5437289693/”] When Bank of America announced its $5 monthly fee on debit card accounts, it went from being one of America’s most convenient banks to one of its most hated in a matter of days.But while we’re aggravated with the bank’s disregard towards consumers in hard […]
[credit provider=”Lin Pernille Photography” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/linnybinnypix/427163286/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] The days of being able to walk into a store and buy a pair of cheap jeans that were “Made in China” may soon be over.In fact, China’s role as the low-cost supplier of consumer goods for America may have already ended, according to a […]
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] While we’re upset about Bank of America hitting us with yet another round of checking account fees, small banks are far from innocent.Your free checking account with rewards is costing somebody something, the Times suggests.
College is getting a bad rap these days. Despite the fact that research repeatedly shows that people with college degrees earn more and face lower unemployment rates compared to people without college degrees, more people are questioning the value of the degree—and whether it’s really worth the staggering cost of […]
Earning a college degree, taking an entry-level job, and slowly working your way up the promotion ladder has long been considered the safest path to success.
[credit provider=”Chris Yarzab via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisyarzab/5298277495/”] ‘Tis the season to crank your thermostat. Unfortunately it could cost even more than normal. Americans will pay 15% more for heating expenses than last year, according to the EIA.At this point you’ve got no excuse not to follow this simple guide for winterizing […]
[credit provider=”Progressive Insurance via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/progressive_insurance/4967647215/in/set-72157624777233319/”] Drivers can now install tracking devices in their vehicles to save hundreds of dollars annually in an insurance program known as “usage-based” or “pay-as-you-go,” reports the Los Angeles Times.Typically placed underneath the steering wheel, the device records a driver’s mileage, daytime driving, hard/extreme braking […]
[credit provider=”Canadian Veggie via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/canadianveggie/5192279245/”] We’ve all been to a hole-in-wall, run down food joint. But every once in a while you might yourself at a place that’s more a dump than a gem.How can you tell? Chow provides 10 signs to watch out for including clogged pepper shakers […]
With yields on 10-year U.S. treasuries following a similar pattern to 10-year Japanese government bond yields during the Japanese recession, many economists are drawing parallels between the two countries.
[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ermakov/5601025967/”] Starbucks is no longer just America’s jolt of caffeine in the morning.CEO Howard Schultz announced on Monday that the chain is partnering with Opportunity Finance Networking (OFN) in a fund known as Create Jobs for USA, which provides capital grants to community businesses that don’t qualify for […]
[credit provider=”Andrew Burrows”] When Betty Carbone’s son suffered from an injury that disabled him, he became evicted from his home for defaulting on mortgage payments. Two days later, he died without ever receiving a single social security disability check.Armed with a poster that reads “Tear Down The Wall Street Greed,” […]
[credit provider=”stevendepolo via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/4695120810/”] News that hiring in non-profit organisations could be picking up may provide an incentive to consider a career change. However, the transition from working in the for-profit world to a non-profit career is not always an easy switch. Are you out-of-luck if you haven’t already […]
If you suspect you’re in danger of being fired, the worst thing you can do is just sit back and wait for it to happen. Instead, here are 10 concrete steps you should be taking now, before you’re shown the door.
[credit provider=”ap”] There is plenty of blame to go around after a robust housing market swelled to a bubble and then deflated. Fingers point to impractical consumers, overzealous lenders, and yes, the appraisers whose signature on a home’s value helps close or kill the deal. Before the credit crisis, some […]
Sometimes an emergency expense comes up and you need access to your IRA account before retirement. But when you take money out of your IRA before age 59½, you usually have to pay income tax and a 10 per cent early withdrawal penalty on the amount withdrawn. While you generally […]
[credit provider=”ASurroca on Flickr” url=”Flickr”] Starbucks wants to put a lid on America’s job woes, with chief Howard Schultz unveiling a fund yesterday where customers can donate money to help create positions, Telegraph U.K. reports.The coffee chain is partnering with Opportunity Finance Networking in a program known as Create Jobs […]
Last week, we ran a story on living well on $40,000 a year, featuring a special education teacher who supports his family of four on that relatively modest salary. 50 people commented on the article, many of whom argued that living on $40,000 a year was hardly an impressive feat.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Most Americans who file for bankruptcy can’t afford their medical bills, though the majority (80%) are either covered by their jobs or privately, reports the American Journal of Medicine.Now there’s more bad news for boomers in this shaky job market: Health care costs are expected to rise (again) […]
[credit provider=”Brendan Loy” url=”http://www.brendanloy.com/blog/images/graduation2007.jpg”] Among the alumni ranks of the University of Texas—Austin’s School of Law are cartoonists, service dog trainers, and wind farm employees, which might explain why it has a Non-Practicing Advisory Council within its alumni association. “We have a significant percentage (some think maybe up to one […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Alan Cleaver” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/2581218229/”] Joel Sarfati, a counselor for the Washington area’s long-term unemployed, has seen it all: Foreclosures, substance abuse, family battles and – worst of all – widespread depression that some experts say has reached startling proportions since the recession.About 9 per cent of Americans were defined as […]
[credit provider=”By NotGlossy on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/notglossy/2664223135/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] With the average daily U.S. commute at about 25 minutes, many workers are spending at least an hour travelling each day to and from work. For some densely populated cities, such as Chicago or New York, this average is 30 to 35 minutes, sometimes […]
[credit provider=”gps1941 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gps1941/4372916600/”] When Edgar Dworsky, a Massachusetts-based consumer advocate and founder of ConsumerWorld.org, shops through an unfamiliar website, he uses what’s known as a virtual credit card number to avoid sharing his actual credit card number.”With so many instances of online fraud and credit card numbers being […]
Many emerging market currencies have been depreciating as currency traders flock to safe havens like the dollar. But one falling EM currency that’s really caught our attention is the offshore yuan (CNH).
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