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NPR: Planet Money Podcast : NPR Podcasts
"Jargon free zone" on the financial industry. Pretty damn good for us chickens.
podcasts  finance  npr  money 
october 2008 by cote
On The Media: Transcript of "Dialing for Dollars" (April 25, 2008)
This piece is fascinating. People using cellphones as their first phone, airtime as minutes. Check out her commentary on how (sort of) p2p networks of cellphone stuff leap-frogs the need for traditional infrastructure for commerce and communication.
onthemedia  africa  3rdworld  cellphones  mobile  money  culture 
april 2008 by cote
Don’t Skimp on the Toilet Paper
Figuring out that nice TP doesn't cost too much over a life-time.
toiletpaper  money 
december 2007 by cote
EconTalk
Podcast about every day economics. Looks nifty.
via:afongen  economics  podcasts  money 
april 2007 by cote
pecuniary
"of or pertaining to money"
words  money  cream  cash 
february 2007 by cote
IT spending still a bit stalled
"Small" growth of sub-10%. Lots of * 2.0 talk. From Forrester and Goldman Sachs.
numbers  it  money  spending  predictions  forrester  goldmansachs  *2.0 
december 2006 by cote
Why post on the 37signals Job Board?
Here's an interesting way for a small, but famous software shop to make money: charge $250/month to list jobs on a job board on your site. Check out the pitch for more of why it's a good idea.
jobs  money  startups  small  37signals 
july 2006 by cote
http://www.blueisthenewgreen.org/
"In fact, the Gross State Product of just California and New York is almost as much as all of the electoral red states other than Texas combined." Yeah! Eat it, you red nut-jobs! ;)
politics  innovation  business  money  usa 
july 2006 by cote
"Why Middle Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke"
In summary: paying for a middle-class life for your kid(s) is expensive. Good luck keeping your job. Start your engines!
via:augustdiva  money  family  usa 
july 2006 by cote
FRONTLINE: can you afford to retire? | PBS
In case you didn't get the memo, American business is scheduled to drop support for retirement in some around...now! Be sure you upgrade to Work Forver 2020. I've invested heavily in one plan: SUCK IT!
retirement  money  usa  work 
may 2006 by cote
Payment Models
Speculating about Apple, Amazon, or Yahoo! tackling micropayments on a wide scale. My money is on Amazon...
amazon  micropayments  money 
march 2006 by cote
New Things
On the Container Store, and getting a job that gives you money to burn. Welcome to The Rat Race, Mr. Dupont. Good luck! ;)
money  bmc  retail 
december 2005 by cote
Tech's Idle Billions
"The trouble is, few tech companies are doing anything exciting with all that loot...It's just no longer acceptable on Wall Street for companies to make longer-term strategies designed to pay back four or five years in the future."
technews  software  money  m&a 
june 2005 by cote
CA to restate five years of figures
Dude, shit is fucked up in the finance silo at CA.
ca  technews  finance  money  scandal 
may 2005 by cote
The Cram-Down Decade
Ya'll know I eat this kind of stuff up: "corporate America has been systematically setting up its employees for United Airlines-like cram downs."
work  cramdown  money  economics  usa  retirement 
may 2005 by cote

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