April 2011 archive

How Much Money Do You Need To Feel Rich?

$1 million is not what it used to be.  According to a Fidelity Investments survey, at least 4 out of 10 millionaires in American say they do not feel rich.  Survey respondents indicated that they would need to have at least $7.5 million to feel that they were truly rich.  Approximately 42% of the over …

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Lizamoon and the Final Step in Securing Your Computer

Lizamoon is named after the web site that it was first noticed on. However once experts knew what to look for earlier infections have been found. However in less than four months there are now over one and a half million web sites that have been infected with the Lizamoon virus!

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It's Good to be Under 40…

Here is the picture that Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City (photo provided by Resorts) provides for what they expect of their cocktail waitresses.  Unless you look like this, don’t bother applying for their cocktail server position.  And, unless, you look like this, you might not be able to keep the cocktail waitress job that you already have.  Consequently, the Resorts Casino Hotel …

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It’s Good to be Under 40…

Here is the picture that Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City (photo provided by Resorts) provides for what they expect of their cocktail waitresses.  Unless you look like this, don’t bother applying for their cocktail server position.  And, unless, you look like this, you might not be able to keep the cocktail waitress job that you already have.  Consequently, the Resorts Casino Hotel …

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Iron Rice Bowls: The Next Big Import

“Iron rice bowl” is the Chinese metaphor for a government job.  In Chinese nomenclature, the term carries a positive connotation.  An iron rice bowl may not be fancy, but you are guaranteed a bowl from which to enjoy your next scoop of rice and dumplings.  Since the birth of the United States, seldom has “government …

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Don’t listen to the Fed’s and Administration’s nonsense about low inflation

William Gross is one of the world’s smartest investors alive.  Mr. Gross has made his living managing bond investments.  He co-founded PIMCO in 1971, and runs multiple mutual funds that focus on bonds.  His largest fund, PIMCO’s Total Return fund is the world’s largest bond fund and fifth largest mutual fund. Even though Mr. Gross …

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