Finance

17 Oct 2017

How to Check if Equifax Lost Your Personal Information When They Got Hacked

If you are American and have a credit report, there’s a good chance your personal data was compromised this Spring in the Equifax data breach.   The personal data of 143 Million American consumers was vulnerable, that’s Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses.  There

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13 Sep 2017

The Rise of San Francisco’s ‘Extreme Commuters’

A new series focused on the displacement of San Francisco workers, brought to you by the writer, creator and voice of  Vanishing SF You may have noticed a story in The New York Times last month about a 62-year-old Stockton woman who wakes every morning at 2:15 a.m. to prepare

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05 Sep 2017

Elon Musk’s New Hyperloop Train Just Went 220 MPH, The Vid is Intense

Elon Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ project is s high-speed train that wishes to eventually replace America’s old (and extremely slow) rail system.  Initially Musk talked about the Hyperloop trains going 700 MPH, and getting passengers from LA to SF in under 30 minutes.  But currently the train cars in his ‘test tube’

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01 Aug 2017

Ask a Tenant Attorney: Four Common Questions When Your Landlord is Selling Your Building

Ask a Tenant Attorney is your chance to learn how to survive as a tenant in San Francisco. Each month Tenant’s Rights Attorney Daniel Wayne addresses a different issue for residential tenants. This month: What it Means When Your Building is Up for Sale. For more information about Daniel and his firm, check out his

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08 Jun 2017

Prankster Tricks Tech Incubator into Supporting Homeless People

By Matthew Gerring If you’re a regular reader of Street Sheet by Coalition on Homelessness, you might be surprised to hear that the paper’s recent upgrades — full color front pages and a new website — were sponsored by the same people who brought you AirBnB: Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup incubator,

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14 Jul 2015

The Sharing Economy is a Lie

Lets Just Call It What It Is I used to drink the altruistic Kool-Aid that the omnipotent “sharing” economy is taking over the world. The harsh reality is that there has been a lot less sharing going on than advertised. Since sharing is a social exchange that does not involve profit, by definition,

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10 Jun 2015

Why It Makes No Sense to Own a Car in SF…Unless you Share it!

This post is sponsored by the fine people at Getaround. If you’re interested in sponsoring some content holler at alex@BrokeAssStuart.com If you live in any city now a days, it makes absolutely no sense to own a car… Unless you share it! It costs an average of $7800 a year to

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