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  • Easy Money: Tech companies hire “atmosphere models” for parties!

    Bay Area tech companies are paying $50 to $200 an hour per model to have beautiful women attend their parties, chat up the guests and pretend to be friends with their employees, Bloomberg reports. The news service reports that one agency, the Cre8 Agency, has a party scheduled this weekend...
  • Jobs Report:; U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in Nov.!

     U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market’s enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. The economy is expanding at a healthy pace, and in...
  • NY teller stole $160K from customer’s bank accounts!

    State police have charged a New York woman with stealing more than $150,000 from a customer’s accounts at an upstate bank where she worked. Troopers say 33-year-old Alicia Smarro, of Troy, was arrested Monday on charges that include grand larceny, falsifying business records and identity theft. Investigators say Smarro...
  • AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

    LONDON (AP) — One of them is worth over $10,000 and some experts say it could rise further. Bitcoin, the world’s most popular virtual currency, allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. It has a fuzzy...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP’S MAR-A-LAGO STAY A WELCOME BREAK FROM DC CHALLENGES The president draws a wiggly line between work, play and business at the private club he calls his “winter White House.” 2....
  • $4.3M Lottery Winner Has Plans for his money!

    A lucky Mackinac County man says he just wants to help out his family after winning $4.3 million playing the Lotto 47 game and that he doesn’t mind if he spends a chunk of the money helping them. “This is still all sinking in,” said the player who chose...
  • How This 28-Year-Old Police Officer Repaid $62,000 Of Student Loans In 2 Years

    Tommy LeSage, Jr. is a public servant. At 28, LeSage is a police officer in Massachusetts and a First Lieutenant in the Army National Guard. LeSage is also one of 44 million Americans who collectively owe $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. He borrowed approximately $120,000 to earn a...
  • How to Make Money During Your Lunch Break Today!

    If you’ve ever received an email from PayPal or some other “You’ve got money” notification, you know how it feels to get paid in addition to your paycheck. If you haven’t, here’s a hint: It feels good! The problem, of course, is that you’re busy—possibly too busy to develop...
  • The Richest 1% Now Own More Than 50% of the World’s Wealth!

    The richest 1% now owns more than half of all the world’s household wealth, according to analysts at Credit Suisse. And they say inequality is only going to get worse over the coming years, with millennials having a particularly tough time. The Swiss bank released its latest Global Wealth...