This probably isn’t a problem: Read: Infographic: Is Your State’s Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Deadspin) Related posts: Guess Which State Gets The Most Fed Money Per Capita How Corporate Executives Should Be Paid There A...
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This whole mess over the Reinhart & Rogoff study on debt-to-GDP levels is still being sorted out. If you’ll remember, their study showed that once a country reaches a debt-to-GDP level of around 90%, economic activity starts to slow. The...
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Most of us are aware of the costs associated with payday loans. Not necessarily because we’ve used those services, but because they became a topic of great discussion during and after the financial crisis. Most payday lending stores will...
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There’s a new book called “Who Owns The Future?” and it apparently starts with an interesting observation. In 2012 Kodak filed for bankruptcy and basically started selling off any asset with value (they own a ton of patents). Shortly the...
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If you live in Columbia, SC and want to move to Manhattan, you’d better hope for a big raise. Because if you currently make $80k in South Carolina you’re going to need more than $100,000 in increased income to maintain your standard of l...
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The first friday of every month is a big deal in the world of economics. That’s when we learn key figures like the unemployment rate and how many jobs were added over the last month. Everyone thought the report for April, which came out ...
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Star Wars is kind of a big deal to me. I love the movies, have read many of the books, adore the parodies, and have lost way too many hours on Wookieepedia. I’ve even written a blog post or two connecting the topics to money. So it’s v...
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The sequester has so far not caused any major problems. Concern about air travel, something that mostly affects the affluent, has been the only issue so far. And Congress put a stop to that. The cuts in government spending have largely g...
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The economy sucks. Plain and simple. We’re just barely moving along while carrying tons of deadweight. The government doesn’t have the chops to help out and in fact they may simply make things worse. Fear of the unknown makes employers r...
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It’s May 1st, which in the world of Wall Street means everyone’s talking about one of the most inexplicable phenomenons in investing. It’s almost like Voldemort, you don’t even want to say it. Sell in May and stay away. This is the idea:...
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