Archives For May 2018

This is an interesting survey and article. Some count wealth in terms of dollars or other possessions. Others count wealth in terms of relationships and contentment. Obviously, we need money to live our lives, but true wealth has different meanings to different people.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-15/how-much-money-do-you-need-to-be-wealthy-in-america

 

For the first time ever, there’s now a job opening available for each and every unemployed worker.  According to the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), there were 6.6 million job openings in March, compared to 6.59 million unemployed workers.

The government collected $515 billion and spent $297 billion, for a total monthly surplus of $218 billion. That swamped the previous monthly record of $190 billion, set in 2001.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/7/cbo-says-april-was-best-month-history-us-budget/