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Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum is undergoing treatment for cancer. So he takes seriously Republican threats to repeal Obamacare if they win in 2016: "This is more personal for me than usual. Scary, too. There are no guarantees in life, and … more
A relic from the days of the housing boom is making a comeback. The share of sales that feature bidding wars is up. According to the National Association of Realtors, 33 percent of all sales were at or above the asking price, a strong indication … more
Ask anyone in New York City why their bagels are the best in the world and they'll say, "It's the water!" Ask anyone in Philadelphia why their cheesesteaks are the BEST in the world, and they will say, "It's the bread." Further questioning … more
An electric utility in the northwestern United States had problems with ice building up on its power transmission lines during the winter. The company had to send linesmen out to climb the pylons that held the lines to clear off the ice and snow. It … more
Employee bonus plans can be tricky. Unless all the i's are dotted and t's crossed, the Internal Revenue Service can impose penalties, some quite substantial. While the IRS has issued several rulings that may cast doubt upon the … more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression." Truer words were never spoken. Oftentimes, first impressions determine whether you will even get to make a second impression. We can all recall first meetings that we wish … more
The book, titled "America's Twelve Master Salesmen," was written and published by B.C. Forbes & Sons in 1953. The book was based on the fact that each one of these master salesmen had one extremely powerful overriding principle or … more
The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That … more
Since a 2006 law allowed the creation of Roth 401(k)s, more and more companies have added a Roth 401(k) option in their retirement plans. However, a recent nationwide study shows that only 14 percent of employees are using this option. The problem: … more
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