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Google Interns: Bringing Home The Big Bucks


With the movie “The Internship” about to be released starring Vince Vaughan and Owen Wilson, being an intern at Google is a very good gig to have. An average salary for and intern is around $5,800 per month and a thousand more for specialized engineers. They commit at least 3 months of their time to [...]

U.S Economy Surging After Strong Job Numbers Report


Many economists thought that the U.S. economy was headed for a spring slowdown, but April’s job numbers were stronger than expected and the large revisions for February and March were very good. According to the Labor Department, there were 165,000 jobs added to the economy in April, which were 25,000 higher than expected. Paul Ashworth, [...]

Housing Prices Continue To Rise


The one area of the economy that continues to be on the rise is home price values, which rose in February at its fastest rate in seven years. The housing market is helping to counter the drag on the economy from the Sequester. The S&P/Case Shiller index, which calculates 20 metropolitan areas, showed that home [...]

President Obama’s Budget Calls Obstructionist GOP’s Bluff


The President did exactly what Republicans have been asking him to do. He put entitlements on the table and actually proposed cuts to Social Security. Now the GOP is in big trouble because their bluff has been called and now it proves to the world that Republicans cannot take yes for an answer. Its official, [...]

Striking New York City Fast-Food Workers Demand Higher Wages


Fast-food workers in New York City have had enough of minimum wages and say “it’s not enough to live on.” They work for some of the richest businesses in America, yet they are some of the lowest paid workers in the country. Most of them make the minimum hourly wage of $7.25, which according to [...]

Economists Say U.S. Economy Has No Debt Crises


There is a debt cry that has been going on in Washington and across the country, mostly by Republicans, saying that we have an immediate debt problem that is going to affect our children and our grandchildren. It’s almost become a GOP anthem. The only problem with that statement is that it’s not true. Rep. [...]

Paul Ryan Spews Same Budget Ideas at CPAC

2013 Conservative Political Action Conference

Congressman Paul Ryan, who was on the losing end of a Presidential race, has forgotten that the voters rejected his budget and his ideas when he and Mitt Romney lost big to President Obama and Joe Biden. His ideology and attacks on the middle class and the poor continue with the second release of his [...]

President Obama’s Recovery Gaining Momentum


Hiring picked up substantially in February which was very good economic news for the country. The Labor Department says that the U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7%. The news was much better than expected with all of the sequestration talk going on in Washington the last [...]

China’s Looming Fear of Real Estate Disaster


The nation of China saw early Monday morning that its shares dropped the most it has in two years on the Shanghai stock exchange, with over a 9% loss on the property index. China’s State Council announced on Friday that they would set in place new policies to help cool down the housing market. Lack [...]

Speaker “Spineless” Boehner Let’s Tea Party Lead Financial Doom


The Republicans are setting America up for failure and nobody can do anything about it. The “Party of No” does not care about the financial woes that is about to hit the country. They want smaller government, less spending and most importantly they want President Obama to fail. Very deep cuts are about to go [...]

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