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How To Get A Holiday Job

It's good too know that even seasonal jobs might possibly turn into permanent jobs.  According to this article, when hiring for open positions after the holidays employers tend to look more towards the seasonal employees who already know they're way around the company.  The seasonal hiring will help many families get through the holidays this year. -AL…

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It Pays to be a Dad

http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/13/news/economy/being-a-dad-pays/index.html?iid=SF_E_River

Below is a very insightful article explaining how childless men earn 40% less than men with children.  The partial reasoning for this stems from the fact that some men are more established in their lives by having a stable job and a family to tend to.    The responsibilty of providing for a family is another reason why a man must have a well-paying job. …

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J.C. Penney names new CEO

http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/13/news/companies/jc-penney-new-ceo/index.html?iid=HP_River

JCPenney, a well-known department store, has just gained a new CEO.  The new CEO is Marvin Ellison and he plans to help JCPenney regain and surpass past profits.  This is a positive move, especially for the loyal customers who were outraged in past years when a former CEO at the company tried to raise prices significantly.  …

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The $12,500 24-carat gold slide for your kid

http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/07/luxury/24-carat-gold-slide/index.html?iid=EL                                                                                                                                                                                                         EXCUSE ME.........WHAT??   What happened to Play-doh and Four-square?  What kind-of child asks for a 24-carat slide?  This company blew my mind.....but anyway to make money right??   I guess…
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Zuckerberg donates $25 million to fight Ebola

http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/14/technology/zuckerberg-ebola/index.html?iid=HP_River                                                         The founder of Facebook donated a large chunk of money to the CDC to assist in the Ebola outbreak.  I was interested in this article  because of the book I'm currently reading  titled "The Why Axis," written by Uri Gneezy and John List.   In that book, different angles of economics are explained, including the reasons why or why not…
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Buffett on tax inversions: 'Crazy situation'

Below I posted another link to a video.  Warren Buffet, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, explains the tough situation of American companies outsourcing to other countries to avoid paying taxes.  

http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2014/08/26/warren-buffett-tax-inversion-crazy-way-out-of-hand.cnnmoney/index.html?iid=V_Taboola

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You’re boring. Get used to it.

Bank owners seem to be running a system more like that of a casino than a bank.  The money being generated from the banking system would blow your mind.   With such high profits, these financial institutions are being regulated and investigated more than ever.  -AL…

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Below, entrepreneur Jon Yarbrough's describes to Forbes magazine how he started his business with a lonely foosball table and turned it into a wealthy career.  Yarbrough envisioned that he would be able to develop his own leasing business with his wits and education.  But, his success was partly built out of luck.  The same time that Congress was changing laws on…

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