According to an article on CNBC everyone stresses about money.
All living beings have experience of pleasure and pain, and we are among them. What makes human beings different is that we have a powerful intelligence and a much greater ability to achieve happiness and avoid suffering. Real happiness and friendship come not from money or even knowledge, but from warm-heartedness. Once we recognise this we will be more inclined to cultivate it. ~ Dalai Lama
Just watching a show on CNBC called “Trash Inc: The secret life of garbage” and they said a starting job at the NY City Sanitation starts at $70k and interviewed a garbage man on a truck that was making $100,000.
It seems 99% of the population uses Facebook, but few will be able to get in on the monster money to be made when they go public in a few months. Instead the 1% money mongers will once again make millions/billions within a few hours AND pay minimal taxes on the hard work of calling their broker. Facebook fans should start an online protest and move to Google+ if the investment rules are not changed so the 99% can benefit from their playing a key role in building the billion dollar enterprise called Facebook
Here’s a great link to a video on the History of Money – real money. It all started with people bartering things of value, then Jewlery, then gold, then paper representing the gold. I believe most people think our US dollars are backed by gold bullions sitting in the US Treasury. This is no longer true. Watch the video to learn more. Today banks create their own Money. It’s a great business to own – a Bank.
If you watched 60 Minutes las night you saw a segment about 25% of all children living in the United States, live in poverty. Sad fact or news media hype?