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Should You Finance a Used Car If You Can Pay Cash?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing when you can get a deal on the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, saving on the destination fee and whether it’s worth financing […]

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What’s the Best Way to Avoid All the Upsells in the Dealership’s Finance Office?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing avoiding the finance office, inspecting “certified” cars, and when ridesharing makes more sense than owning.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble

The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve heard the stories. Teenaged gamers flown overseas to sunny mansions with live-in chefs. The erection of $50 million arenas for Enders Game-esque sci-fi battles. League of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Check Your Stock Portfolio Every Morning With These Sites

Lifehacker finance Jedi Alicia Adamczyk would warn against the practice—and it’s good advice—but it can be tough to resist the temptation to check the stock market every day. You don’t have to do anything with this information; sometimes it’s just nice to watch the world burn, as it were, because someone said or did…Read more… […]

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A Partial List of Companies That Definitely Could Have Afforded to Pay Their Employees a Good Wage at Any Point Before the GOP Tax Bill

Since the passage of the GOP’s wildly unpopular and regressive tax bill, American companies have been coming out of the woodwork to announce they are using their tax windfalls to invest in their employees. Even nominally “liberal” companies like Apple and Starbucks have credited Congressional Republicans and the Trump…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Some Extra Cash Over the Holidays 

The stretch from November to January is so festive, so cheerful—and so expensive. There are the gifts for your family and friends, new outfits for dinners and parties, booze and food for your own shindigs, airfare or gas, holiday cards…the list goes on. In my house, at least, the late-January credit bills always…Read more… Continue […]

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How Not to Lose Your Shirt When You’re Under Federal Investigation

In general, people take jobs to make money. But if you work for the White House, you have to be prepared for the possibility that, down the road, you might eventually need to lawyer up. And that can get…expensive. Like, half a million dollars expensive, according to Bloomberg Politics. Writer Shannon Pettypiece…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Baiju Bhatt, Robinhood CEO, and This Is How I Work

Together with Vlad Tenev, second-generation American Baiju Bhatt founded the stock brokerage service Robinhood, which lets users trade public stocks from their mobile devices without paying a commission or maintaining a minimum balance. Their app has over 2 million users. Baiju started Robinhood, his third company…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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SoundCloud may only have enough cash to stay afloat a mere 50 days more

SoundCloud now finds itself in major financial distress. After reports of the website running out of cash surfaced in January, the mood turned sour at streaming site’s Berlin headquarters. To make matters worse, the struggling juggernaut has shut down regional offices in London and the USA, letting go of 40% of their employees in the process.According to […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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