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It was the first week of January when the CEO of my company called everyone into the conference room to have a heart-to-heart about how the recession would affect our jobs. (1) No raises. (2) No Christmas bonuses. (3) Work day extended by an hour. I suspected that layoffs were impending. I prepared for the… READ MORE »


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Employment rates reached 9.4% this month—the highest they’ve been in the past 26 years. Great, so nearly a tenth of the U.S. is unemployed, and I’m graduating college in a semester––yikes! While I’d totally love to embrace “funemployment” come December, I just don’t think my Dad will approve of that. So in the spirit of… READ MORE »


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In this economy, a lot of people are suffering, but at least one corporate giant doesn’t think our sex lives should. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced it will give “free prescription drugs — including its anti-impotence drug, Viagra — to people who no longer have jobs and health insurance.” Pfizer is offering about 70 other prescription… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

As the unemployment rate continues to rise, job clubs are becoming the hot spot for those desperately seeking employment, because they offer networking opportunities and group therapy. But job clubs can also be a great place to meet a man. … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Bread, bacon, clams —whatever you call it, women are the ones bringing it home these days. According to The New York Times over the past year, as companies from Citibank to GM announced massive layoffs, a full 82 percent of the people getting pink slips have been men. Any day now, women are expected to… READ MORE »


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When the two people in a relationship make vastly different incomes, things can get tricky — just yesterday Wendy told us how she felt trapped in a past relationship because she didn’t make enough money to live on her own. Things could soon be flipped, though; According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are… READ MORE »


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