Finance

12 Feb 2019

Hallmark Cards to Grandparents Now Subtly Mention Inheritance

It’s nearly  Valentines Day again, and America is gearing up for a lovely day full of candy, chocolate, & romance.  Holiday Card makers Hallmark are also gearing up for a very busy week of business, but it’s not all hearts and cherubs at company headquarters this year.  It turns out Hallmark’s

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06 Feb 2019

Don’t Believe the Hype: An Economic Storm is Brewing

By Ryan Smith Everywhere you turn the constant refrain on the economy is everything is looking up.  Last night Donald Trump crowed from his State of the Union pulpit about how his policies have ushered in the greatest prosperity the United States has ever seen. JP Morgan Chase’s analysis of

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11 Jan 2019

Who is Gentrification Actually Helping?

What comes to mind when you hear the word gentrification? Your mind may immediately depart from a place of safety and security, only to find itself at a destination surrounded by ill-fated words such as displacement, eviction, and homelessness. With this air of negativity surrounding your mind as it floats

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20 Nov 2018

Mezzanine Forced to Close, Replaced By Commercial Offices

In a sad and surprising turn of events, the largest, female-owned music venue in SF is being forced out by building owners and developers Colton Commercial & Partners Inc.  The Mezzanine has been going strong in SF for the last 15 years, offering great programming by a rare and talented all-female booking staff

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02 Oct 2018

I Ate The New Robot Burger in SF, and it Surprised Me

When I first heard about San Francisco’s new robot cook I was a mixed bag of emotions.  On one hand, I didn’t like the idea of automated machines taking jobs from service industry workers.  But on the other hand, (the little piggy inside of me) really wanted to make friends with a robot who could make me cheeseburgers.

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29 Aug 2018

Andrew Yang is Running for President on a Universal Basic Income Platform

In 2018, the impossible has become reality. Cars are driving themselves, Apple is worth more than a trillion dollars and Donald Trump is president.  While these may at first seem unrelated, they tell the story of how our country has veered into a dystopian nightmare, and how, if we act

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29 Jul 2018

Facebook Lost $123 Billion Overnight…and a Bag Of Skittles Just Overdrew Me

Unless you’ve been living in captivity in the glaciers of Antarctica for the last decade or so, you have a Facebook account. Hell, I’ll be sharing this very article on Facebook within 24 hours, I’m sure. You probably also know that it is one of the richest companies on the

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31 May 2018

Broke-Ass Honeymoon: How To Do It On A Shoestring

This article is specifically designed to be helpful for the thrifty young married couple who wants to have a honeymoon and is willing to make a few sacrifices to be able to afford it. Utilizing these strategies, my husband and I were able to have a whirlwind 2 week vacation in Europe, visiting Barcelona, Florence, Venice, Rome and Naples

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