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State of the Union: Tackling income inequality

Jan 29, 2014
Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama touched on several economic themes, including jobs, the middle class, health care, and something he has been talking quite a bit about recently -- income inequality.
Posted In: income inequality, State of the Union

Why would you hire the long-term unemployed? Why not?

Jan 27, 2014
We expect the President to ask companies to pledge to hire the unemployed. But some hiring managers see a potential risk in hiring someone who's been out of work for a long time.
Posted In: unemployement, long-term unemployed, State of the Union

Juggling multiple jobs: Hey, at least its not boring.

Jan 24, 2014
It can be stressful to patch together a living from several jobs.
Posted In: office behavior, coworking

Twitter Chat Roundup: Do you tell people how much you make?

Jan 24, 2014
Do the non-rich feel comfortable telling people how much money they have?
Posted In: income, paychecks

Strutting in style at the Grammys doesn't come cheap

Jan 24, 2014
The dress, the hair, the limo -- even if you're not a star (yet), it's part of the cost of breaking into the music business.
Posted In: Grammys, mobility

Flaunting their riches is not for the "stealthy wealthy"

Jan 23, 2014
Some rich folks keep their wealth to themselves - for a number of reasons.
Posted In: wealth

Michigan wants 50,000 skilled immigrants to save Detroit

Jan 23, 2014
But employment-based visas aren't divvied up geographically.
Posted In: Tech, Detroit

African-American hosts on Airbnb may make less on listings

Jan 23, 2014
Researchers say that African-Americans who rent out comparable apartments in similar neighborhoods charge less for their listings than white hosts do.
Posted In: airbnb, sharing economy

Crowdfunding for investors may soon get easier

Jan 21, 2014
The JOBS Act will promote equity investing through crowdfunding. A Washington, D.C. real estate firm has already been trying it out.
Posted In: JOBS Act, crowd-funding

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