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From Carol Sawyer

“According to a Yale University report, New Zealand has the highest proportion of homeless people in the 34-member OECD, with nearly 1 per cent of the country’s population living on the streets or in emergency housing or shelters. 140 more words


Yellen is misjudging the strength of the job market — and it could derail the recovery

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen sounded very confident about the job market in her press conference this week, suggesting additional Fed action to rein in the economy.
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Money Matters

I have seen the future & it frightens me

I RECENTLY saw again the future of retail – and it works. At the same time, it frightens me. The same applies to many of the observed developments, especially in the service industries, along with the decline in trade union membership across the world. 781 more words

Inside Labour Column

Dear lord look how sick this ghetto made us......

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness is a liar. We all have issues but try having issues and not having money. Poverty exacerbates issues. Today I went to a sandwich spot and decided to check my account before stepping in, just out of habit. 558 more words

Life after college isn't easy.

Adjusting to life after college is very difficult. Although many might find it a relief to not be in a classroom or to have assignments, I find this state to be ever so bizarre. 674 more words

A Blessing in Disguise?

Last December, I got the news. My job was being eliminated as of March 31st. I wasn’t the only one. In fact, more than half of the people in my small group were let go, and there were others. 645 more words