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Teen social media influencers are raking in six figures while you sleep

Take in for a second the fact that a 20-year old Manhattan girl with 1.4 million Instagram followers has a two-product endorsement deal for posting endless photos of her derriere. 437 more words

Social Media

Debt Relief Scams and How to Manage Your Debt



After someone tagged my name “Penny Rielly” with a debt relief scam, I decided to look into the ways that people are getting scammed and what real recourse someone has for getting help with getting a handle on their debt. 369 more words

Dystopia - Society that is Undesirable or Frightening

Those looking for a clever and original thriller need look no further than The Word Exchange, the debut novel by author Alena Graedon.  Successful suspense comes from writers that take ordinary things we consider harmless in day to day life, and turn them into something unsettling or menacing.   335 more words

Commissioner Wright Nails It on Minimum RPM

FTC Commissioner Josh Wright is on a roll. A couple of days before his excellent Ardagh/Saint Gobain dissent addressing merger efficiencies, Wright delivered a terrific speech… 1,028 more words


False Advertising and How to Keep the Truth in Advertising

Business Tips and Trends

Have you ever seen an advertisement that seems too good to be true? Chances are it is. Read the small print, then check with the… 251 more words

Business Tips

The Learning Curve

Life is a never ending learning curve.  I really think life would be boring if we weren’t learning something all the time.  Take the last month or so.  233 more words

Learning Curve

Getting efficiencies right at the FTC: Commissioner Wright dissents in Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger

FTC Commissioner Josh Wright pens an incredibly important dissent in the FTC’s recent Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger review.

At issue is how pro-competitive efficiencies should be considered by the agency under the Merger Guidelines. 717 more words