Shutting Down…

For some reason our government cannot figure out money issues this year. For the past few months we’ve heard endless debates about Obama’s proposed budget, funding cuts to essential programs, and miscellaneous issues. We’re now entering a crucial point of uncertainty, a place that we haven’t been in the past 15 years: a government shutdown.

What’s Up With That Wednesday: Union Busting

Unions have existed in the United States for almost 200 years and represent a collective voice for skilled tradespeople. Unions are the way that America’s workforce bands together and negotiate for better pay, better working conditions, and a better way of life. Historically, the Federal government has put protections in place for these groups, effectively…

What’s Up With That Wednesday: Ponzi Schemes

Every Wednesday I’ll write about an issue or event that makes me think “What’s Up With That?” Today I write about Victoria Scardigno, a former airline agent who schemed over $1 million from unsuspecting travelers. Ponzi schemes are nothing new. They started almost exactly 100 years ago when Charles Ponzi started taking people’s money under…