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Image by Qu Ji from Pixabay   "It’s not a coincidence that both the borrowers and the lenders are broke. You know, the reason for that is the Fed. The Fed kept interest rates artificially low for more than a decade encouraging people to go deeper and deeper into debt...

Image by Rob Slaven from Pixabay Hyperbole, line 1. Your party is waiting. Wow. The corporate bull💩 seems to get waist deep sometimes, doesn't it? We got the pity city CEO followed by a mealy-mouthed half-assed apology followed by this: -https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11995583/MillerKnoll-threatened-FIRE-workers-speaking-leaked-Zoom-call-boss-berates-staffers.html I said this. I gave a passive-aggressive "sorry y'all got offended" apology, and...

Image by Victoria_Watercolor from Pixabay   Sometimes a walk down Memory Lane is great. Other times it's unnecessary and weird. Case in point: companies who still use 1990s hiring tactics and then wonder why they don't work anymore. SMH. A little while back, I had an experience that left me both...

[buzzsprout episode='12668141' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 4/17 - 4/21. ✔️Debt is not always about FOMO and frivolous spending. It's taking every dime most people make just to survive these days. ✔️The LARPers are the ones who will get steamrolled the worst in the coming crisis. It's sad...

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay I've written before about the pantomime, theatrical nature of Corpo America. One of the responses to Carly’s post replied that he had a boss who accused him of leaving early each day and when he pointed out that he left at 5pm, which was not...

[buzzsprout episode='12655743' player='true'] IMO, going into a downturn in the best shape possible is to your benefit. Obviously financial health and wellness are important in an economic crisis, but I think it's also important to be in good shape physically, mentally, and spiritually as well. Links where...

Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Remember back in February when a mansplainer told me this rot: "So if the serfs have options, they'll take them often for 10% less pay. And often, commuting costs serfs to reject job offers with long commutes, which is what people...

Image by Brigitte Werner from Pixabay Wall Street is an excellent well to draw water from. I've talked before about Gordon Gekko's epitomization of how the system works. IMO, he didn't just reflect the zeitgeist of financial speculating and cheating - he is a Machiavellian personification of the entire...

Image by Reimund Bertrams from Pixabay "Most troubling of all, though, is the fact that the focus thus far has been almost entirely on banks. But a lot of financial institutions (quite legitimately) hold large portfolios of bonds and other instruments subject to risks from the rapid rise in...

Photo by Marco Bianchetti on Unsplash "We're very focused on having our team in at the same time," Neil Barr, chair and managing partner at Davis Polk, told the Wall Street Journal. "The expectation is that you come to the office and you support the culture of the firm...