Tag Archives: long-term unemployed

Woman on the Verge

Several years ago I designed a bumper sticker (on zazzle.com) that just says Woman on the Verge in white letters on a black background. The funny thing (now) is that when I designed that bumper sticker (and put it on … Continue reading

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The New Underclass

That’s what they are calling the long-term unemployed.  The new underclass.  If you still have a job, at one time or another you’ve probably thought (or submitted a comment ), “Just get a job!”  If you still have a job, … Continue reading

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The Grinch That Stole Christmas

150,000 ‘non-farm’ private sector jobs were added in October, a better than expected number. And new claims for unemployment fell 24,000 last week to 435,000. Consumers seem a bit more optimistic with the consumer sentiment index rising to a 5-month … Continue reading

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