The aftereffects of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan are still a major cause for concern as the auto industry tries to pull itself up from recession, but that isn’t the only thing that is giving industry experts pause these […]
Preparing the Kids for the New Economy: Going Counterculture
Will 2010 Be a Better Year to Buy a Car?
One thing auto industry veterans will tell you is they never saw a year like 2009 … and they never want to see another one like it. The year included the seemingly unthinkable: bankruptcy for General Motors. And as an […]
Failing Marks: Stimulus Bill Report Card
The $787 billion dollar stimulus bill that was signed into law on February 17 promised to include help for the hardest hit areas of the economic crisis, according to President Obama. While the effects of the stimulus bill are still […]
[COMMENTARY] Does Your Lifeboat Have a Leak?
It’s no secret that the last 12 months have been a roller coaster of presidential elections, stock market tumbles, foreclosures, unemployment, and bailouts. We’re in unprecedented economic times for many of us. I’m in my mid-30’s and have never seen […]
[COMMENTARY] Why Are We Spending to Fix Our Spending Problem?
I am utterly confused by the philosophy that is being pushed right now that the answer to our country’s economic problems is to spend more money. Spending money is what led us here in the first place. Our national debt […]
Plenty of Cup-holders & Bathrooms
Given the amount of coverage the economy has been getting in the past few months, it seems a moot point to bring up the question of how this might affect the sports world. It may even seem irrelevant and irresponsible […]
FRIDAY ROUND-UP: Single Fathers, Family Finances, Abduction + Twootball!
Welcome to our weekly round-up of great fathering content in the media… enjoy! And have a great weekend! -TFL Are you a single custodial father? Social Work students at Eastern Washington University are seeking to learn more about single custodial […]
WEDNESDAY WRAP: Credit Crunch Jokes, Paris Auto Show + the Final Yankees Ball
It’s Wednesday! Time for our weekly wrap of cool stuff worth passing along.. Enjoy! -TFL Optimism! What’s that? Well, the Wall Street Journal has some. We’re Not Headed For a Recession sounds like a pretty optimistic article… And if you […]
OPINION: You Can Put Lipstick On The Economy, But It’s Still A Pig
Well, Wednesday is usually our day to zip out a round-up of all the “cool stuff” popping up on the radar screen as of late. But, it seems like the economy has taken over the radar screen lately! Can’t imagine […]