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  • Trustees Report That Social Security Costs Will Exceed Income by 2020

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 22, 2019
    The trustees of Social Security and Medicare said that Social Security costs will exceed income by the year 2020. 
  • Mistaken Identity Likely Cause for Why Investors Shoveled Money Into Obscure Penny Stock

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 19, 2019
    Zoom Video Communications recently launched its initial public offering, and already its stock value has grown by more than 75 percent. At the same time, an unrelated company called Zoom Technologies grew by 56,000 percent in the last month, likely due to investors mistaking the latter for the former. 
  • Job Hunting? Remember to Prune Your Social Media

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 18, 2019
    Before pursuing a new job, it could be helpful to prune your social media presence to remove elements that potential employers might find untoward. However, given that many employers look for, and dislike, many different things, what exactly should people be getting rid of? An article in Quartz offers some suggestions.
  • Poll: 49 Percent Are Stressed Out at Work

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 17, 2019
    LinkedIn survey data has found that almost half of workers, 49 percent, are stressed at their jobs. 
  • Study: We Dislike People Who Tell Us Bad News, Even If They're Just the Messenger

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 16, 2019
    A recent study has confirmed what we've long suspected: While recognizing that, yes, the bearer of bad news doesn't necessarily have anything to do with said bad news, we still wind up disliking the person anyway. 
  • What's a Dragon Worth Nowadays?

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 15, 2019
    In the grand tradition of geeks applying pop culture to their areas of expertise, Bloomberg has an article in which valuation experts discuss how exactly one might price one of the dragons in Game of Thrones, in order to rank the various houses of Westeros in terms of wealth. 

  • When to Bring Up Pay at Job Interview? As Late as Possible

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 12, 2019
    Several experts have recommended that, when sitting for a job interview, candidates wait as long as possible before naming any specific desired salary. 
  • OECD Report Says Middle Class Shrinking Worldwide, Millennials Less Likely to Be Middle Class

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 11, 2019
    A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that the number of middle class people is shrinking around the world, and younger people are having a difficult time even entering it. 
  • Study: Turkmenistan Most Corrupt Country in World

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 10, 2019
    Consulting firm Risk Advisory, after ranking nations through its Corruption Challenge Index, has concluded that the central Asian nation of Turkmenistan is the most corrupt country on earth. 
  • Some Students Turning to Equity Financing for College Over Debt

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Apr 9, 2019
    A college education is often talked about as an investment, but some students are looking to make that metaphor a bit more literal. The rise of new "income sharing agreements" allow students to get college money in exchange for a share of their income once they graduate.