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When Hiring Happens It Will Be in Technology and Science

When Hiring Happens It Will Be in Technology and Science

Tweet The job market is undergoing an irreversible transformation. The industrial revolution’s centuries-old propulsion of modern societal evolution is finally running out of steam. New technologies are replacing people as the components that drive forward movement. There’s no longer an endless supply of factory jobs and management careers for the billions of people alive on […]

What Drives Foreign Currency Exchange Markets

What Drives Foreign Currency Exchange Markets

Tweet Currency exchange rates are one of the most important economic factors in determining a countries level of trade, and therefore, its level of economic health overall. Given the importance of these levels, it is not surprising that the foreign exchange market (FX) is one of the most actively traded, tracked, and analyzed markets on […]

How Low Interest Rates May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

How Low Interest Rates May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Tweet Negotiations are currently taking place on Capitol Hill and the American government is still at an impasse. No one knows if the government will find a resolution and extend the debt ceiling currently in place. The White House argues that unless the debt ceiling is raised, the government will no longer have the funds […]

3 Possible Market Bubbles on the Horizon

3 Possible Market Bubbles on the Horizon

Tweet This is a guest post by The Financial Blogger: I’m working in the financial industry and I am specialized in personal finance. I’m always trying to find way to make money differently than receiving my pay check every two weeks. I recently hit a 6 figure income at the age of 28 and I am […]

Not Just Another Recession – How This Economic Crisis Stacks Up

Not Just Another Recession – How This Economic Crisis Stacks Up

Tweet This is a guest post by Philip of Weakonomics. Philip is a twenty-something that works for one of the largest banks in the United States. Weakonomics believes education is the most powerful tool to fix the economic problems we face. The educated consumer can avoid the bad financial services, thus making them unprofitable. The […]

Take a Free Economics Course From Yale on Financial Markets by Robert Shiller

Take a Free Economics Course From Yale on Financial Markets by Robert Shiller

Tweet A Free Online Economics Course  How would you like to study a economics course offered by an Ivy League university taught by one of the top economists in the world from the comfort of your home? And what if it was all completely free? Well, you can. Thanks to Yale’s open courses project and […]

Are You Part of the Gig Economy? If Not, You Might Want to Start Thinking About It Now

Are You Part of the Gig Economy? If Not, You Might Want to Start Thinking About It Now

Tweet When most people think of people who work gigs, images of musicians and freelancers are the first to pop up. But believe it or not, many more seemingly regular folks are working gigs these days. I heard a story on NPR last week that spoke to Tina Brown, founder of TheDailyBeast.com and she called […]

What Republican Leaders Deem Wasteful in the Proposed Stimulus Plan – Do You Agree?

What Republican Leaders Deem Wasteful in the Proposed Stimulus Plan – Do You Agree?

Tweet It doesn’t matter where you stand on the political spectrum, but I think we can all agree that the $885 billion over $900 billion proposed stimulus package is a lot of money. Especially when you consider the existing TARP stimulus that was around $350 billion $700 billion, and the $160 billion or so that was […]

Why the Recession Will Be Good for Us as a Country

Why the Recession Will Be Good for Us as a Country

Tweet Good Things Can Come From Difficult Economic Times How dare I make light of economic conditions that are forcing people out of work and out of their homes, but everything isn’t all doom and gloom with the recession. If you’ve lost your job recently, there is probably little optimism in thinking that the recession […]

Obama’s Economic Rescue Plan Would Allow Penalty-Free Withdrawals up to $10,000 This Year and Next From Retirement Accounts

Obama’s Economic Rescue Plan Would Allow Penalty-Free Withdrawals up to $10,000 This Year and Next From Retirement Accounts

Tweet Is Obama’s Plan to Let People Tap Into Their Retirement Plan a Good Idea? I don’t discuss politics on this site, and for good reason. It always seems to bring out the ugly side of people when a heated debate starts. I would rather talk about things from a pure financial standpoint and keep […]