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The economy must be getting better because people are quitting their jobs again

by Nigel Chiwaya April 16, 2012
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According to the government’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey 51 percent of all job separations in February came from employees quitting. It’s the most quitters the economy has seen since September 2008. (You may remember what happened back then.)

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Groupon mulligan: your expired coupons are good again

by Nigel Chiwaya April 3, 2012
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You’ve been granted a second chance to get all of those Justin Bieber singing toothbrushes; Groupon just made all of their recently expired deals valid again.

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Reminder: sales tax for clothing is no more

by Nigel Chiwaya April 2, 2012

You might not have ventured out into the rain to go shopping yesterday, but those that did were reminded of a blessed fact: sales tax on clothing and shoes is no more. As mentioned last week, the tax expired on April 1 and, as NY1 reports, will last for one year.

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Sales tax for clothing and shoes ends April 1

by Nigel Chiwaya March 29, 2012
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Call this a wonderful surprise. Gothamist reports that effective April 1st sales tax will be suspended for clothing and shoes under 110 bucks. And it’ll be all sales taxes: city, state and that weird metropolitan commuter transportation district tax that gives money to the MTA.

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(Infographic) This is why you won’t win Mega Millions

by Nigel Chiwaya March 29, 2012
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It doesn’t matter that the jackpot for Mega Millions is almost half a billion dollars, you won’t win it. Find out why you’d better off saving that dollar to buy a lightning-proof suit after the jump.

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Meet the new law that would help you get rid of your student loans

by Nigel Chiwaya March 22, 2012
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As bad a credit card debt is (and credit debt is awful), no one seems to talk about how bad student loans are, even though they prevent young people (that would otherwise blow their money on tons of random crap) from pumping money into the economy. Well one member of congress has taken notice, and he’s introduced a bill that would help you get out from under your student loans faster.

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