Archive for March, 2015

postheadericon Mobile phone reformer is front-runner for Israel finance minister

By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM (Reuters) – "Kahlon for finance minister" as a campaign slogan will likely turn into reality for Moshe Kahlon after a strong showing for his upstart Kulanu party in the Israeli election won by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Sunday, Netanyahu offered the finance post to Kahlon — who as communications minister delighted many Israelis by slashing the prices of …

postheadericon Campaign finance fines rarely collected, often reduced

State officials collect only a sliver of the millions of dollars in fines they levy against local and state candidates who fail to file campaign finance reports on time.

postheadericon Is Improving Schools All About Money? – New York Times


New York Times
Is Improving Schools All About Money?
New York Times
But in his State of the State speech in January, Governor Andrew Cuomo disagreed: “Don't tell me that if we only had more money, it would change,” he said. “We have been putting more money into this system every year for a decade and it hasn't.”.

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postheadericon 7 money-saving tips millennials need – Asbury Park Press


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7 money-saving tips millennials need
Asbury Park Press
According to a 2014 Wells Fargo Millennial Study, only slightly more than half of millennials (ages 18 to 32) have started saving for retirement, about four in 10 feel overwhelmed by debt obligations, the majority are living paycheck to paycheck, and a

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postheadericon Making Money Secondary in Decisions – New York Times


New York Times
Making Money Secondary in Decisions
New York Times
He wasn't suggesting that I be careless about money or unrealistic about living within my means. His counsel was not about trivial matters like what shoes to buy. He also didn't mean that money shouldn't be a factor in my decisions. What he meant is

postheadericon The Greeks, money already stuffed under mattresses, may learn their fate this … – Quartz


Quartz
The Greeks, money already stuffed under mattresses, may learn their fate this
Quartz
The four-month bailout extension that Greece got in February now seems a distant memory, with €7.2 billion ($7.8 billion) in much-needed funds still contingent on Greece drawing up a detailed list of reforms, which creditors are vetting this weekend.
Europe's Easy-Money EndgameProject Syndicate
Greece aims to unlock bail-out money with &euro3bn reform planNew York Recorder

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postheadericon Wrongfully held, Floyd Brown won millions, but his money is locked up – Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer
Wrongfully held, Floyd Brown won millions, but his money is locked up
Charlotte Observer
Floyd Brown was awarded millions of dollars after being wrongfully incarcerated. But for weeks he couldn't get money to buy flowers for his mother's grave. His $4.5 million has been earning interest while Brown, who is 49 and mentally disabled, lives

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postheadericon 5 ways to make money with your phone – Poughkeepsie Journal


Poughkeepsie Journal
5 ways to make money with your phone
Poughkeepsie Journal
I've talked in the past about making money with microstock photography, but it involves taking pictures, moving them to a computer, cleaning them up, then finding a good site to upload them and promoting them. It would be nice if you could trim down

postheadericon Episode 613: Trash! – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)
Episode 613: Trash!
NPR (blog)
One day it's profitable to recycle a bottle. The next day, some number in the global economy changes and that bottle suddenly becomes trash. The line between trash and recycling is moving a lot these days. For a bunch of reasons, it's a tough time to

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postheadericon Buying Government With Lobbying Money – Forbes


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Buying Government With Lobbying Money
Forbes
Business decided in the late 1970s that if they were going to find ways to increase profits and decrease their costs they had to buy access to Congress with lobbying money. Sector by sector they began to build up a large fund to pay lobbyists to get

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postheadericon Why putting off retirement savings until you make more money is a big mistake – Washington Post

Why putting off retirement savings until you make more money is a big mistake
Washington Post
People who start early can get away with saving a tiny portion of their pay and still have a decent chance at having enough money in retirement (in other words, their money won't run out before they die). But those who put it off need to save

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postheadericon Campaign Money Tests Wisconsin Justices’ Impartiality – New York Times


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Campaign Money Tests Wisconsin Justices' Impartiality
New York Times
The campaign became a referendum on efforts by the newly elected Republican governor, Scott Walker, to cut collective bargaining rights for most public workers, and money was pouring in. By the end, the Supreme Court race cost $5.7 million, including …

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postheadericon MoneyGram Strengthens Money Transfer in UK – Analyst Blog

MoneyGram International Inc. (MGI) inked a strategic alliances with two currency exchange companies in the UK.

postheadericon Money, memberships, mortgages among top coaching incentives

Money, memberships and mortgages offer more proof that it's good to be a coach

postheadericon Chris Christie Says Marijuana Taxes Are Blood Money. Is He Right? – Forbes


Forbes
Chris Christie Says Marijuana Taxes Are Blood Money. Is He Right?
Forbes
Government needs money, and there is no shortage of interest in generating tax revenues from marijuana. But not in New Jersey, not if Governor Chris Christie has anything to say about it. He said society should never legalize recreational marijuana
Christie: Taxes from weed is 'blood money'Asbury Park Press
Christie calls tax dollars derived from legalized marijuana 'blood money'Hot Air
Christie: Tax Money Obtained from Legal Weed Is 'Blood Money'Mediaite
Philly.com -NBC New York
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postheadericon Six science-based ways that money actually CAN buy happiness – Washington Post

Six science-based ways that money actually CAN buy happiness
Washington Post
How much is happiness worth to you? Placing a price tag on emotional well-being may seem like a slippery slope, but scientists have a lot to say about the intersection between happiness and the money we spend. Will the emotional value of a $300 blouse …

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postheadericon Making Money Secondary in Decisions – New York Times


New York Times
Making Money Secondary in Decisions
New York Times
He wasn't suggesting that I be careless about money or unrealistic about living within my means. His counsel was not about trivial matters like what shoes to buy. He also didn't mean that money shouldn't be a factor in my decisions. What he meant is

postheadericon 7 money-saving tips millennials need – Asbury Park Press


Asbury Park Press
7 money-saving tips millennials need
Asbury Park Press
According to a 2014 Wells Fargo Millennial Study, only slightly more than half of millennials (ages 18 to 32) have started saving for retirement, about four in 10 feel overwhelmed by debt obligations, the majority are living paycheck to paycheck, and a

and more »

postheadericon The Greeks, money already stuffed under mattresses, may learn their fate this … – Quartz


Quartz
The Greeks, money already stuffed under mattresses, may learn their fate this
Quartz
The four-month bailout extension that Greece got in February now seems a distant memory, with €7.2 billion ($7.8 billion) in much-needed funds still contingent on Greece drawing up a detailed list of reforms, which creditors are vetting this weekend.
Europe's Easy-Money EndgameProject Syndicate

all 764 news articles »

postheadericon 5 ways to make money with your phone – Poughkeepsie Journal


Poughkeepsie Journal
5 ways to make money with your phone
Poughkeepsie Journal
You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too. Now, you won't get rich, but you can pay for a

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