finance

Minimum wage hikes across the Nation taking place July 1st

Many working Americans are getting a raise this Saturday, July 1st Minimum wage hikes take effect Saturday in cities, counties and states across the country. California workers will see the highest increases. Other parts of the country have approved more modest minimum wage bumps. As a baseline, reminder that the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. Congress hasn’t raised it in 10 years. Illinois: Chicago: $11 an hour. Cook County, Illinois: $10 an hour. California: Los Angeles: $12 an […]

Practice Over Theory

Keeping Tally! A protégé of mine recently contacted me about his disappointment in his entrepreneurship professor’s poor attempt at team building…a seasonal arts and crafts exercise. Our phone chat led to an engaged discussion about my thoughts on an article he had come across as it relates to his desire to emulate what my business partners and I do as practicing entrepreneurs. The Finance & Philosophy major got the following reader’s digest of this article from me: Investors, of varied […]

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