Score one for Barack Obama! Surely you remember the inanity of the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, right? The decision that the honorable (and fierce and fabulous and adorable) Ruth Bader Ginsburg slayed in her dissent? Yes? Well, we have … More
Topic: health care
Medical credit cards are becoming an ever-more-popular way to pay for everything from dental cleanings to dermatologist visits that aren’t covered by your health insurance. The only problem is, people are starting to forget that medical credit cards, like regular … More
In case you needed more reasons to avoid Fox News, let me present you with a clip from Fox And Friends that is not only sexist, but also has a bit of a racist undertone as well. Host Jesse Watters … More
Online employees are a smart business move. I’m obligated to say that because I’m an online employee. I work for this wonderful media company without ever entering their offices. (Though I did stop by once on vacation. It was so nice to see you guys!) Financially speaking, contracted employees have some major appeal. They rarely get healthcare benefits, paid vacations or retirement packages. It makes them a logical choice for many small businesses who can’t afford to have high levels of overhead. And according to Reuters, more and more companies are beginning to take advantage of these modern employees, online employee. In fact, a recent survey shows that 83% of small business owners are planning to hire half of their employees online in the upcoming year. Yay for contract workers like me!
But all of those cost-cutting advantages of online employees mean that workers need to be planning ahead on their own. More