Oct 3, 2018

NAFTA 2.0 carries a provision that takes aim at China

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(U.S. Edition) It appears the newly negotiated USMCA trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico has a provision in it that targets China. Also, we look again at how Amazon has agreed to pay 350,000 of its workers at least $15 an hour. The trillion-dollar company might have found that balance between giving back and investing in itself. And, we look at how workers that have been displaced – meaning their jobs disappear – get on a faster path to recovery by living near their parents. Today's show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), GAIN Capital Group, (gaincapital.com) and the I Love You But I Hate Your Politics podcast. (10/03/18)

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After a layoff, moving home could relieve some financial burden

Oct 3, 2018
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, nearly half of all workers will at some point in their career become “displaced” — that is, they will lose a job through no fault of their own. When that happens, getting back to the level of income earned before the displacement often takes years, if not […]
A worker packs a box with clothing while moving a family in Tiburon, Calif.
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(U.S. Edition) It appears the newly negotiated USMCA trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico has a provision in it that targets China. Also, we look again at how Amazon has agreed to pay 350,000 of its workers at least $15 an hour. The trillion-dollar company might have found that balance between giving back and investing in itself. And, we look at how workers that have been displaced – meaning their jobs disappear – get on a faster path to recovery by living near their parents. Today’s show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), GAIN Capital Group, (gaincapital.com) and the I Love You But I Hate Your Politics podcast. (10/03/18)

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