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Workplace Discrimination: Who Is Most at Risk?

Workplace Discrimination: Who Is Most at Risk?

From women, Baby Boomers and the LGBT population to smokers, the obese, the mentally ill and those with strong religious belief, who is the most at risk for discrimination in the workplace? According to America’s politicians and some recent poll results, all of these demographics suffer from inequality in the job market. The good news is […]

UberX and Lyft Personal Taxi Services: Colorado Regulations First in U.S.

UberX and Lyft Personal Taxi Services: Colorado Regulations First in U.S.

In June Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to pass a law regulating the booming personal taxi service industry operated by Lyft and UberX. The law addresses many concerns which have existed with the new business, such as requiring vehicle inspections and driver background checks as well as insurance concerns. The law applies only […]

CD Rates Remain Constant Safe Bet for Investment

CD Rates Remain Constant Safe Bet for Investment

CD rates have stayed constant for the last 12 months, leading some investors to believe that they are a safe bet to invest in. Part of this analysis includes the thought that an upturn in interest rates could be around the corner. The rise in CD rates could occur due to an anticipated hike to […]

Barbie Turns 55 This Year

Barbie Turns 55 This Year

Barbie turned 55 on March 9 of this year after being presented to the world on March 9th, 1959. In 1956, Ruth and Elliot Handler, owners of the Mattel Toy Company, were on vacation in Germany. While there, Ruth noticed a doll many girls played with named Bild Lilli. Originally, Bild was meant for adults, perhaps to be put on […]

Menthol Cigarettes In and E-Cigarettes Out for Reynolds

Menthol Cigarettes In and E-Cigarettes Out for Reynolds

Menthol cigarettes are at the head of a megadeal that will see U.S. cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. giving up its popular blu e-cigarette and picking up smaller Lorillard Inc., a company that includes the popular Newport brand. Newport menthol cigarettes are one of the few brands in the U.S. that are actually gaining shares in a market […]

General Electric Commemorates Moon Walk With Missions Sneakers

General Electric Commemorates Moon Walk With Missions Sneakers

General Electric (GE) is commemorating the 1969 moon walk with the sale of 100 pairs of sneakers that they are branding as The Missions. At exactly 4:18 p.m. EDT, July 20, 100 pairs of these limited-edition Missions sneakers went on sale at the cost of just under $197 a pair. Jack Threads, the online marketer, […]

Sexual Harassment: The Problem and the Consequences

Sexual Harassment: The Problem and the Consequences

Sexual harassment is a problem that has had consequences that have been around since men and women walked the Earth. In the beginning it was considered that it was not really important to people, because women were not seen as people but as objects. As time grew on and the thoughts of men changed society […]

Federal Reserve System Too Big?

Federal Reserve System Too Big?

Recent news has asked the question, is the Federal Reserve System too big as a privately owned corporation? Although Fox News is the only media service to bring up the matter on a grand forum to the public, other individuals have been portraying concern over how powerful the Federal Reserve is as a bank, system, […]

Founder of Ford Modeling Agency Dies at 92

Founder of Ford Modeling Agency Dies at 92

She ran one of the most powerful modeling agencies for nearly 70 years and steered the careers of a number of very famous supermodels. The fashion industry now says goodbye to the Grande Dame of fashion, Ms. Eileen Ford. According to her daughter Katie Ford, the legendary fashion mogul died on Wednesday in a New Jersey hospital at […]

Hezbollah Connections Land Companies on US Sanctions List

Hezbollah Connections Land Companies on US Sanctions List

Alleged connections to the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah have landed a network of companies in Lebanon, China and the United Arab Emirates on the US Treasury Department’s sanctions list. Senior US officials accused the companies of acquiring sophisticated military equipment for the terrorist organization. According to the officials, Stars Group Holding of Beirut violated American […]

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