Well, isn’t this interesting? Last week’s unemployment figures and the jobs reports certainly caused quite a stir, didn’t they? Ludovic Bertron via Compfight For those who haven’t kept up, last week it was announced that the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% by the end of September, the first time in 4 years it’s been that […]

Talk about timing. I started this blog in December 2008, just after Barack Obama had been elected president but before he took office. Since this is a finance blog and I was tracking things at that time, I can easily go back through the archives to see what was going on back then and compare […]

Unemployment is a major thing today. The national figure is still sitting at 9.6%. Each month there are statistics that come out saying how many new jobs were created and how many were taken away. The figure has been fairly static most of the year; it’s almost a wash at this point. The thing is, […]

After all these years, I think anyone who’s visited this blog more than once knows I’m black. It’s not for this reason that I often write about how many of these industries that are crashing are impacting both blacks and other minorities in general. It’s because it’s news. I don’t go searching for this stuff; […]

By now, everyone knows the economy is in trouble. If most of you are paying attention, you know that where you live is probably going to be in trouble as well. There are many reasons for this, and we might as well look at some of them because this isn’t going to be pretty. Let’s […]

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