Archives for December 2014

Taking Your New Business to the Next Level

Getting a new business off the ground is a tremendous achievement, as many small businesses fail in the first year. After establishing a beginning level of success, however, it’s not a good idea to rest on past laurels. Rather, it is important to take the business to the next level to keep up with, or even surpass, the competition. The following suggestions can help to update a thriving young business.

Careers High School Grads Should Consider

After graduation, many of your friends leave for college to earn a degree. And while you might have considered college yourself, it may not be for you. Whether you’re still saving, or just don’t have the time, college may not be in the cards right away. Statistics show many different jobs don’t require a degree, and can pay higher wages. You may consider a few of these career options right after you graduate.

November Unemployment Rate Flat

Once again the BLS numbers are quite a bit different than the independently generated Gallup numbers. This is no surprise, based on the long-term comparison between the BLS numbers and the Gallup numbers the BLS numbers consistently present a rosier picture than the Gallup numbers do. The Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate for November was 5.8% the same as the October.