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No Single Number Defines Our Economy

Anderson Connors beat me to it. I’ve been working on this entry for a couple of months, but Anderson posted yesterday: “The Dow Is NOT The Economy”, including this helpful summary: “1. The stock market is NOT the economy. 2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is NOT the stock market.” Like me, he was referring[…]

Solving Moral / Ethical Dilemmas

A house in rural Oklahoma (Copyright © 2007 by Wil C. Fry.) Many people are uncomfortable with hypothetical ethical dilemmas (some examples). I’ve run into a few people who haven’t heard the term, and others who were first made aware of the idea in high school. I first heard of them in fifth grade, when[…]

Where The Money Goes

I saw this on Facebook yesterday:   “Hate” is a pretty strong word. As with most hate, the problem here is lack of knowledge/familiarity. The writer assumed the reason income taxes are so high is because so many people are drawing government assistance — welfare, food stamps, unemployment, etc., when they could be working. So[…]

ITN: Invest In Workers

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Published on: 2012.02.03

(ITN = In The News) As the somewhat related unemployment and jobless rates recede to a three-year low, there are still millions of unemployed workers, “underemployed” (part-time) workers, and people who’re working but not at jobs that match their level of education and training. At the same time, companies who are hiring are complaining that[…]

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