The Myth Of Work Life Balance
Every now and then I will be interviewing a young prospective employee, and when I ask what is really important to them, they reply “I want to be really successful, but I also want work life balance”. “I don’t want my … Continue reading
Interest Rate Update For Online Savings Accounts
For those of you playing the online savings game to maximize interest while staying within FDIC limits, here is an interest rate update on a few of my favorite accounts: Amex Savings – 1.85%. This is one of my favorite … Continue reading
What’s Next For The Stock Market – A 7500 Dow?
I had the pleasure last night of spending an evening with my favorite economist, the big- brained Dr. Dennis O’Donnell. Regular readers of this blog know Dennis for two reasons. Perhaps most importantly, he very accurately predicted that the stock … Continue reading
What The Boss Notices
I know that when you are working in the trenches, it’s often difficult to have a perspective on what your boss notices. Many bosses are unfortunately like me; distracted, aloof, short tempered, running between meetings and phone calls. And accordingly … Continue reading
Chasing Higher Interest Rates. Do Online Banks Make Sense For You?
These are tough times for those of us exhausted by the see-saw formerly known as the stock market. To avoid the turbulence, for the last year or so I have been happily parking excess cash in FDIC insured CDs. Initially … Continue reading