Daily Archives: April 22, 2013

CEO Pay Now $7,000 an Hour – 350 Times the Average Worker’s

  By David Zeiler, Associate Editor, Money Morning While most Americans may feel overworked and underpaid, the steady climb of CEO pay has ensured that chief executives most assuredly are neither. According to data compiled by the AFL-CIO, the average … Continue reading

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Dems plot strategy to beat Branstad

DES MOINES — As Gov. Terry Branstad considers an unprecedented sixth-term, state and national Democrats are quietly prodding for rips in the governor’s aura of electoral inevitability. A pair of polls — one put together by the state party and one … Continue reading

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Smart Money Week

Money Smart Week® is a national financial literacy public awareness campaign sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to help individuals of all ages manage their personal finances.  Money Smart Week® is April 20-27, 2013.   More than 140 … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History April 22

Songwriter, musician and activist Hazel Dickens (left) dies at age 75. Among her songs: “They’ll Never Keep Us Down” and “Working Girl Blues.”  Cultural blogger John Pietaro: “Dickens didn’t just sing the anthems of labor, she lived them. Her place … Continue reading

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