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Monday, April 21, 2014
How much does your family plan to spend on prom? Check out the averages from across the U.S.

How much does your family plan to spend on prom? Check out the averages from across the U.S.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Madden found that female stockbrokers tend to receive inferior accounts and sales opportunities compared to their male colleagues, which leads to women’s lower salaries. About 1 in 3 full-time stockbrokers are women, and on average, they earn two-thirds of the salaries of their male colleagues. Alpha Consumer: Hidden Sexism at Financial Firms
Monday, June 11, 2012 Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Monday, May 14, 2012
Dear Graduating Seniors: Apparently you’re hosed. Rick Newman: Where the Jobs Are, and the College Grads Aren’t
Monday, April 23, 2012 Friday, April 13, 2012 Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Misconceptions About Where Our Tax Dollars Go

Some grumbling about our tax bills is natural at this time of the year. But Americans might want to take a closer look at how their government actually spends their tax money and remember the observation of former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., that “taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.”
Misconceptions About Where Our Tax Dollars Go

Some grumbling about our tax bills is natural at this time of the year. But Americans might want to take a closer look at how their government actually spends their tax money and remember the observation of former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., that “taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.”

(Source: cbpp.org)

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Monday, April 2, 2012
Pore over your accounts statements like an archaeologist on an ancient dig. The first sign of trouble is often a charge that doesn’t look familiar. Hackers sometime make “test” purchases before bigger ones to see if they can get away with it. Alpha Consumer: How to Protect Yourself Post-Security Breach
Thursday, March 22, 2012
While Greg Smith’s letter contains little news about Goldman itself, it highlights a widespread and disturbing trend in American society: the death of the culture of professionalism. This passing has far greater impact than its effects on any one firm, even one as big, influential, and systemically important as Goldman. The change has sweeping consequences for our economy as a whole. Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs, and the Death of Professionalism - David Brodwin, Economic Intelligence
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Wednesday, March 14, 2012
"With a kid on the way, I really need to earn more." Your request needs to be about your value to the company, not about your finances. What not to say when asking for a raise