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Walmart pledges $100 million to boost jobs

One week after announcing plans to increase the pay of low-wage workers to at least $9 an hour, Walmart is delivering more good news on the job front: The company will donate $16 million to seven non-profit groups focused on helping entry-level U.S. 441 more words


5 white-collar jobs robots already have taken

For years now, some researchers have been anticipating that robots would take away jobs from humans. In the UK, Deloitte and the University of Oxford predicted that 10 million unskilled jobs could be taken over by robots. 362 more words


February Already?!?

I want to thank Yvette over at Priorhouse Blog for the awesome billboard image she made just for me <3

I can’t believe it is already February! 642 more words


The REAL decline of the American Middle Class

Income disparity, wealth inequality, and the 1% are all buzzwords that are thrown about with increased frequency in today’s news media.  People naturally compare themselves to others and our media is reminding the average American where they stand compared to the guy above them on a daily basis.   567 more words

The Economy

SBA says: Small Businesses Create 2 Million Jobs

From an early January post from SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet: “Last week’s jobs report offered more evidence that our economy is gathering a head of steam as we ring in the New Year. 47 more words

Norris Lozano

A Minimum Increase to the Minimum Wage

To some people, the minimum wage = McDonalds employee = lazy people.

There are many people who earn the minimum wage from working as a laborer, secretary, retail clerk, or at a factory. 1,210 more words

American Politics

Small Business Loans: hot... or not?

The media is hungry for clues about the direction of the American economy. And as we know, small business is a key engine of this economy, providing… 445 more words