Output Gains Lag, As Do Wages
Oct11

Output Gains Lag, As Do Wages

Washington — Leroy and Lauri Dixon used to plow $40,000 a year into promoting their party-supply business in a dozen telephone books. Today they spend $4,000 less and reach a lot more people by advertising on Google, Yahoo and Bing. Also gone are the house calls to potential customers; the Dixons and their staff of 15 at Party Plus Tents & Events now get leads through Facebook, Instagram and other social media. Technology has...

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Theft of Your Medical Records Can Be Life-or-Death Situation

Identity theft to many people is not a big deal because it has become synonymous with the minor hassle of dealing with a stolen credit card number. You get another card, and you’re not out any money. And it happens so often, we’ve become numb to data-breach headlines. But a far more insidious form of ID theft goes beyond dollars and cents and can literally mean life or death. Medical identity theft is when a thief steals your identity...

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