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Businesses That Should Not Be Thriving

I have recently read a number of articles about the businesses which are being hit the hardest by the current downturn in US and well as the global economy. This got me thinking about the businesses that should be affected, … Continue reading

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Beware the Second Wave of the Recession

Lately there seems to be a sense that perhaps the worst of the recession is behind us. Consumer sentiment is up and the jobless rate is falling in many places. People are relaxing a bit and thinking that we might … Continue reading

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Is All Job Creation Good?

As the USA seeks to recover from its recession and to add jobs to a contracting economy, many political and civic leaders have invested energy and resources in an effort to develop jobs. Cities offer incentives to businesses to hire … Continue reading

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8 Ways A Recession Can Benefit You In The Long Run

In the midst of a recession, it’s easy to feel like things will never get better. The news is filled with reports of layoffs and stock market declines, the atmosphere at work is somber, and talk about the economy even … Continue reading

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Reframing the Economic Crisis

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The Media, Recessions, History and Attitudes

The media would have us all believe that our beloved country has its foot to the floor in a race to heck. Everywhere you turn; there are reports of more business closings, higher unemployment and threats of losses in every … Continue reading

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Recession Opportunities

Is this a recession or opportunity knocking? I’ve seen this question posed all over the media. A lot of the articles are aimed at higher income execs who work the stock markets. But I’m beginning to see front porch lights … Continue reading

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Recession? Maybe. Protect Yourself in 2008

The drumbeat of recession talk continues to grow louder in the media and amongst financial analysts. The housing crisis, the credit crunch, high energy prices, the falling dollar, inflation, and slowing consumer spending are all contributing to a troubled economy. … Continue reading

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