Sin City Set To Reopen Businesses On June 4

  On April 22, CNN’s Anderson Cooper interviewed Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman about the city’s closing down in early March. In April, Mayor Goodman already began advocating for reopening. By the time of the CNN interview, where Mayor Goodman infamously offered up local residents as COVID-19 test cases for a cure, over 45,000 Americans had died. Now, as that number hits 100,000, local...

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Coursera Offering Free Online Courses to the Unemployed Until September

It’s a horrible feeling to feel powerless to effect change in a time when change has been forced onto the planet overnight. There is no future in despair. Yes, there are legitimate reasons to despair nowadays. I won’t lie to your face about it. I am going to talk to you about the merits of taking free online courses, offered by renowned and accredited schools of higher learning, to upgrade skills. You...

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Now May Be the Best Time to Invest in the Airline Industry

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I am a grown man, but I am not afraid to tell you that I am terrified. Probably just like the rest of the world right now. The COVID-19 pandemic slowly engulfing the world is shutting down almost every area of industry. Major sports seasons have been suspended or canceled. The retail and service industries have ground to a halt causing the layoffs and firings of millions. It seems like we live in...

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I Should have made Small-Scale Investment Risks (in Myself) long ago

Several years ago, I converted a small academic pension into a decade long annual annuity. I used to be a teacher and an academic adviser many years ago. So, I had a small pension that I could have looked forward to in old age. A mini-retirement nest egg. When I converted my pension into an annuity, the investment and pension company created a contract where I would receive an annual payment for a...

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