Category: Finance

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Price of the Financial Crash

Here’s another measure of the price we paid for the housing bubble and subsequent financial implosion: delayed retirement. The crisis vaporized a large slice of the retirement savings of many older workers. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Are Bankers Worth The Bonus?

Bankers, of course, believe they deserve big fat bonuses. Last year, in the midst of an unprecedented economic cataclysm brought to us by our friends in the financial sector, Wall Street bankers awarded themselves $124,000 per employee, on average. Now … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

The Price of Bankers

If you want to be a banker you should probably stay out of Phoenix. According to the latest quarterly survey of employment and wages by county. Of the 10 largest counties in the country, Maricopa is where financiers earn less. … Continue reading

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