Economy

Sweden Shifts to a 6-Hour Work Day – Should This Be the New Norm?

Posted by on October 3, 2015 in Economy with 43 Comments
Sweden Shifts to a 6-Hour Work Day – Should This Be the New Norm?

Several Swedish organizations seemed happy to explore this possibility, and have experienced only positive results since making the switch.

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“Bestie Row”: Lifelong Friends Build A Row Of Cheap, Hip Tiny Houses

Posted by on September 29, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 41 Comments
“Bestie Row”: Lifelong Friends Build A Row Of Cheap, Hip Tiny Houses

They created what they call the “Llano Exit Strategy” (pictures below), where they built a row of tiny homes, one for each couple.

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Amazing Design of Tiny (Less than 200’) Apartment Creates Lux Living

Posted by on September 25, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 7 Comments
Amazing Design of Tiny (Less than 200’) Apartment Creates Lux Living

Despite the miniscule size, there is space for exercising, sleeping, relaxing, and working in this tiny apartment.

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Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Posted by on September 22, 2015 in Economy with 3 Comments
Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Some have argued that divestment movements have little direct consequences for the finances of major companies. But the premise is simple, no CEO wants to catch the slow-brewing disease of bad-public relations.

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5 Common Mistakes Even Successful Men Make When Dealing With Money

Posted by on September 19, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
5 Common Mistakes Even Successful Men Make When Dealing With Money

When you buy things–and a big part of your decision is based on what other people are going to think of you–maybe, just maybe, something else is going on inside you that you are not dealing with.

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Why Women’s Risk of Poverty Jumps Drastically When They Enter Their 20s

Posted by on September 19, 2015 in Economy with 21 Comments
Why Women’s Risk of Poverty Jumps Drastically When They Enter Their 20s

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 experience a poverty rate 6.9 percentage points higher than men. What are your thoughts on this?

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The Dirty Secret about Money that is Finally Being Exposed to the Masses

Posted by on September 16, 2015 in Economy with 15 Comments
The Dirty Secret about Money that is Finally Being Exposed to the Masses

We are now at the ideal stage to deeply consider the ways we could collectively move forward.

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Top 5 Tips for Career Change at 40 & Beyond

Posted by on September 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Top 5 Tips for Career Change at 40 & Beyond

It’s not too late for you to make a change into doing work that’s more fulfilling.

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As Europe’s One Percent Flourishes, Millions Sink into Poverty

Posted by on September 12, 2015 in Economy with 20 Comments
As Europe’s One Percent Flourishes, Millions Sink into Poverty

Between 2009 and 2013, the number of Europeans living without enough money to heat their homes or cope with unforeseen expenses, a state known as “severe material deprivation,” rose by 7.5 million to 50 million people.

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Why Are So Many Americans Leaving Their Vacation Days on the Table?

Posted by on September 9, 2015 in Economy with 5 Comments
Why Are So Many Americans Leaving Their Vacation Days on the Table?

Despite the shift to empower workers to take their vacation, many still feel guilty about it, drag their feet and then struggle to schedule time off at the last minute.

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Brilliant “Street Store” Idea Brings Free Clothes to the Homeless

Posted by on September 9, 2015 in Economy with 14 Comments
Brilliant “Street Store” Idea Brings Free Clothes to the Homeless

Finally, a pop-up store that anybody can get behind.

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Marijuana Profits Are So “High” in Colorado State Will Have to Reimburse Taxpayers

Posted by on September 9, 2015 in Economy with 44 Comments
Marijuana Profits Are So “High” in Colorado State Will Have to Reimburse Taxpayers

Shocker: Colorado’s state government didn’t anticipate they might actually be making TOO much money from the sale of marijuana.

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Why Labor Day Matters – Ralph Nader Weighs In

Posted by on September 7, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Why Labor Day Matters – Ralph Nader Weighs In

Here’s an experiment to try this holiday weekend. Quiz your friends, family and acquaintances on the meaning of Labor Day. You might be surprised by the answers you hear.

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Is a Market Crash Imminent? Shemitah: Prophecy or Quackery? (Video)

Posted by on September 3, 2015 in Economy with 4 Comments
Is a Market Crash Imminent? Shemitah: Prophecy or Quackery? (Video)

James Corbett and Jeff Berwick share their views of what the Shemitah is and isn’t and discuss the value of promoting this prophecy as a warning for the coming financial chaos.

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Indian Magicians and Acrobats Are Being Forced to Move to Make Way For a Mall

Posted by on August 29, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Indian Magicians and Acrobats Are Being Forced to Move to Make Way For a Mall

What the government offered the residents of Kathputli through Raheja Developers were flats — but only after they moved into temporary housing in another part of town.

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