economy

Are You Getting A Raise This Year?
Ah, the good old days.  The days when you could expect a yearly performance review and a nice uptick in pay for a job well done.  The days when you got a nice bonus at the annual office Christmas party.  The Great Recession of 2008 ended all that...
Unemployment Down In Shreveport/Bossier City
Seems like everything you hear about the economy in Shreveport/Bossier is bad.  The GM plant closed in 2012 and has not been redeveloped as promised.  In the past few weeks it was revealed that Louisiana has the highest sales tax rate in the entire nation...
What Field Of Work Gives You The Best Chance Of Getting A Job?
According to the Current Population Survey in December for Louisiana there were 2100 jobs lost during the month.  Only 7 states in the union had worse numbers. Now more than ever, it's important to know what fields are hiring, so you can see what type of training and/or education you …
Times Are Hard: Even the X-Men Face Layoffs [VIDEOS]
Superhero movie-fans rejoice! This weekend sees the release of the seventh flick in the X-Men francise, and if all goes as expected, it will be another summer blockbuster.
X-Men: Days of Future Past is the follow-up to X-Men: First Class and attempts to connect the original mid-2000s movies with Fi…
Best Job for Economic Growth and Wealth Potential: TV Evangelist [VIDEO]
Forget stock broker, lawyer, or doctor. If you really want to make the big bucks (and pay no taxes), pick up a bible and get a cable access TV show. In no time, you'll find yourself on easy street! Take a look at some of these Pimps for God who have multi-million mansions and a fleets of private …
American Businesses Prepare for Obamacare
If you watch very closely, our elected officials are nothing but magicians.  Experts in misdirection and slight of hand.  "Here!  Watch this! (while we do the really important sneeky-sneaky stuff over there!)"  Nothing up their sleeves, right...