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Congressman Proposes Free Money for Every American Child

Congressman Proposes Free Money for Every American Child

If one congressman has his way, the government will soon give money to every American child as a way to fight economic inequality for future generations. On March 4, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced a plan to help American families build savings for their children’s futures. The legislation would create a long-term savings account for […]

By March 17, 2014 Read More →
E-cigarettes The next to be regulated… But how?

E-cigarettes The next to be regulated… But how?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines an e-cigarette as a battery-operated device that turns nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals into a vapor that can be inhaled. Notice the absence of the terms tobacco or smoke. Thus lies the controversy, as “vapers” (as electronic-cigarette users prefer to be called) are termed smokers and their devices […]

By January 24, 2014 Read More →
Poll Shows Americans 40 Percent More Likely to Own VCR than Video-Game System

Poll Shows Americans 40 Percent More Likely to Own VCR than Video-Game System

Although many Americans couldn’t get enough of the modern gadgets showcased at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new Gallup poll indicates they aren’t yet ready to dispose of devices many consider antiquated technology. According to the poll of 1,031 American adults, conducted December 5-8, more than half of Americans still own […]

By January 20, 2014 Read More →
The Wolf of Wall Street In Theatres Now

The Wolf of Wall Street In Theatres Now

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, premiered in theatres on December 25, and audiences finally got the much anticipated visual taste of Wall Street banker Jordan Belfort’s rise to excess and downward spiral ending in imprisonment. Critics expect the biopic to be a massive hit, with its all-star director Scorsese and lead Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

By January 2, 2014 Read More →
8 Illegal Interview Questions…  And How to Respond

8 Illegal Interview Questions… And How to Respond

Looking for a job can be difficult but fulfilling the interview process can prove to be not only difficult but stressful.  Please take a moment to watch the following video on how you can avoid not only uncomfortable but illegal questions while keeping your composure and portraying the confidence you need to win that position.

By December 13, 2013 Read More →
CEO Doug Parker Heads New American Airlines Group

CEO Doug Parker Heads New American Airlines Group

American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. officially announced that their $17 billion merger was complete on Monday December 10, creating the world’s largest airline. The newly merged entity is called The American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and has US Airways’ CEO Doug Parker at the helm. Parker has been one of […]

By December 11, 2013 Read More →
Is Janet Yellen Good for Main Street?

Is Janet Yellen Good for Main Street?

By Lennox Yieke Janet Yellen, the current Federal Reserve Vice-Chair, and the next likely person to replace Ben Bernanke at the helm of things, has been at the center of economic discourse over the past several months. Yellen, who was nominated by President Barack Obama, was approved by the Senate Banking Committee on November 22. […]

By December 9, 2013 Read More →
Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) Steers a Better Course with Mayer

Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) Steers a Better Course with Mayer

There may be hope yet for drama laden internet giant Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO). In what has been something of a joke in Silicon Valley, the revolving door leading to the CEO’s suite may finally be a thing of the past. It is no exaggeration to say that Yahoo has had five chief operating officers in […]

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) A Year after Buffet’s Bailout

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) A Year after Buffet’s Bailout

A little over a year ago, with the financial sector in a steep nose-dive, Warren Buffett revealed that his corporation, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRKA) would invest $5 billion in the ailing Bank of America (NYSE: BAC).  The company certainly needed help. In 2011 Bank of America stock tumbled by more than 30 percent in the […]

Social Media influence on the 2012 Elections

Social Media influence on the 2012 Elections

Which came first, the voter or the Tweeter? Or, as the case may be, the Tumblr, YouTuber, or Facebooker? There is no doubt that the 2012 presidential election will be remembered as the first with mainstream use of social media. A recent Pew Research study found 60 percent of adults now use social media, and […]

By November 14, 2012 10 Comments Read More →
Mitt Romney and Apple Computer Corp., Taking it and KEEPING it Offshore!

Mitt Romney and Apple Computer Corp., Taking it and KEEPING it Offshore!

So, you might be wondering what is common between the large American conglomerate and the Republican presidential candidate. The answer is quite a hot topic of debate nowadays that both keep their revenues offshore to avoid paying a huge sum of taxes. And it’s not just Mitt Romney or Apple doing that; most of the […]

Are America’s CEO’s still over paid?

Are America’s CEO’s still over paid?

There has long been a debate surrounding the pay packets of CEOs across our leading companies, and arguably movements like Occupy have helped push the issue back to the front of our conscious. While some on the more extreme end of the spectrum approach from an anti-capitalist perspective, there is a respectable mainstream which recognizes […]