Monthly Archives: January 2013

Women and Philanthropy: Investing With a Gender Lens

Oh my gosh, this is awesome!  Cindy’s helping the Women’s Foundation put on an investing workshop called “Women and Philanthropy: Investing With a Gender Lens.”  It will feature Kathleen McQuiggan, a nationally known business consultant and spokesperson for the cause … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events

Reign of the “The Queen of Versailles”

There’s a new documentary out that’s worth watching – “The Queen of Versailles.”  It’s available on Netflix.  The movie’s about Jackie and David Siegel, owners of Westgate Resorts, and their family’s fall from wealth during the recession.  At the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events | Tagged , , , ,

Core v. Peripheral Employment

Just the other night, I was talking with a friend from UALR’s MBA program about a new job he just started.  He was really excited about moving from a position that wasn’t really what he wanted to do; to a … Continue reading

Posted in Income | Tagged ,

Your Paycheck Changed – Here’s What’s Going On

So you notice your paycheck looked a little different, didn’t you.  A little smaller.  Do you want to complain?  Maybe you’d like to get hot under the collar at President Obama’s “secret, middle-class tax hikes (brought up in the comments … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Economy, Taxes | Tagged , , , , ,

Because Economics Lends Itself to Rap Anthems

“Dismal science?” Pish-tosh.  Here’s a superficial and minimally informative pair of videos illustrating just how exciting economics can be, in the form of rap music.  Behold!

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , ,