Want a pay rise? A stronger U.S. economy means employers have more money, and therefore better chances for you to find a new job or increase your current salary. That can mean more disposable income for you – extra income you can spend or save as you choose. So how can you tell what the […]

Small businesses in the US are the bread and butter of innovation; Good news for small businesses also often means good news for the country and local communities alike. While starting a business may appeal strongly to the entrepreneurial American spirit, how are start-ups and smaller businesses faring in the uncertain economic climate? One leading […]

The last two years have been somewhat interesting as far as looking at what the people we elect have or haven’t done for we, the people. As we get closer to what’s known as midterm elections, I thought it would be interesting to look back to see what’s gone on. I’m going to be as […]

Last week the National Bureau of Economic Research came out with a report saying that not only is the recession over, but that it actually ended last July. Their Business Cycle Dating Committee stated this: “a trough in business activity occurred in the U.S. economy in June 2009. The trough marks the end of the […]

In a recent news article, it was reported that banks will also start laying off people as the economy struggles to recover. It’s not just American banks, but banks across the United States. The article mentioned that around 330,000 employees have already been let go because of the financial mess, but believes there will be […]

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