Seasonal hiring at FoxConn violates Chinese law but would be expensive to change

This is another problem Apple has that could prove very expensive to fix. Interesting analysis that hasn't gotten much attention so far. https://9to5mac.com/2019/09/09/foxconns-legal-problem/ Comment: I can see only an expensive solution to Apple/Foxconn’s legal problem Ben Lovejoy - Sep. 9th 2019 6:59 am PT @benlovejoy 65 Comments Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Foxconn’s legal problem, … Continue reading Seasonal hiring at FoxConn violates Chinese law but would be expensive to change

Why are customers moving away from retail shopping to the internet?

As someone who shops almost exclusively online, I thought this article pinpoints key issues that have kept shoppers from returning to old habits of browsing thru brick and mortar stores. After all, not all physical stores are hurting. In my area, new bookstores are popping up all over the place. And there will always be … Continue reading Why are customers moving away from retail shopping to the internet?

Many thought Equifax would pay them $125 upon request. Not quite.

This is a prime example of people loving the idea of getting something for nothing. Several months ago, the terms by which Equifax settled a past privacy breach went viral as simply "fill out a form, get $125." Unfortunately, one of the terms of getting that payout was an affirmation that you were using a … Continue reading Many thought Equifax would pay them $125 upon request. Not quite.

A final set of useful articles from Bustle about the innards of the Apple Card

https://www.bustle.com/p/why-does-the-apple-card-change-colors-heres-what-each-color-means-18669982 Why Does The Apple Card Change Colors? Here's What Each Color Means By Emma Lord August 21, 2019 Apple There are a lot of things that separate the Apple Card from the regular credit cards you're used to, but chief among them may be the fact that this is the first one that completely … Continue reading A final set of useful articles from Bustle about the innards of the Apple Card

Baby boomers were expected to begin taking retirement savings but they’re too scared

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-22/nervous-retirees-with-money-to-spare-are-sitting-on-their-wealth Nervous Retirees Are Too Scared to Spend  Even rich Americans worry about living the good life and running short of cash. By Ben Steverman August 22, 2019, 5:00 AM EDT ILLUSTRATION: JOE MELHUISH FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK LISTEN TO ARTICLE 6:05 SHARE THIS ARTICLE Share Tweet Post Email The U.S. economic recovery, the longest in recorded … Continue reading Baby boomers were expected to begin taking retirement savings but they’re too scared

Collected URLs on the new Apple card for those who like to read up

I'm not going to go thru all the pros and cons here.  Here's my bottom line opinion -- if you already use Apple Pay, apply for the Apple Card in your Wallet. The 2% cash back justifies it (even compared to the Amazon Prime Card) and the financial management features are fun. Don't bother ordering … Continue reading Collected URLs on the new Apple card for those who like to read up

Want to be happy? Research suggests you avoid these six choices

The headline was a bit grim to find due to my personal choices. As often happens tho, the headline lists only three of the six life choices that the author has determined to be helpful in staying happy. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/16/dont-retire-early-buy-a-home-or-be-a-lawyer-if-you-want-to-be-happy-says-happiness-expert.html Don’t retire early, buy a home or be a lawyer if you want to be happy, … Continue reading Want to be happy? Research suggests you avoid these six choices