Marketplace for Friday November 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014

Marketplace for Friday November 28, 2014

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In addition to holiday shopping and leftover turkey, it’s open-enrollment season—time to think about financial choices for next year, like retirement savings. Plus, some law professors and now some entrepreneurs are playing with the idea of outsourcing boards of directors. How would it work?  Like an accounting firm provides accounting services, or a law firm provides legal services.

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A Jackie Chan movie just changed the solar industry

Nov 28, 2014
The material in blu-ray discs make solar panels more efficient.

The fight for higher wages is strong on Black Friday

Nov 28, 2014
Black Friday may be known as one of the busiest shopping days, but it’s also one of the biggest protest days.

Toyota teaches practical skills to future technicians

Nov 28, 2014
Toyota couldn't find people with the skills they needed. So they trained them.

Outsourcing the board of directors

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Nov 28, 2014
Law professors make a radical proposal: Scrap the traditional board of directors.

This is what happens when you don't shop for a year

Nov 28, 2014
Six rules for better shopping.

Time to think about saving for retirement (again)

Nov 28, 2014
The average household nearing retirement has just $110,000 socked away in retirement accounts, one expert says.

In addition to holiday shopping and leftover turkey, it’s open-enrollment season—time to think about financial choices for next year, like retirement savings. Plus, some law professors and now some entrepreneurs are playing with the idea of outsourcing boards of directors. How would it work?  Like an accounting firm provides accounting services, or a law firm provides legal services.

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