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- PoliticsCNBC•10 hours ago
A Mexican official from the city that just lost out on 1,000 jobs it expected to take from an Indiana Carrier plant says that Donald Trump is "telling the truth" when he rails against U.S. job losses . Jaime Garcia Astorga, secretary of economic development of Santa Catarina in the state of Nuevo Leon, told CNBC on Friday that "nobody" believed the president-elect was serious when he "made a lot of declarations" to voters about keeping U.S. jobs in the United States. This is a learning lesson for our state," said Garcia.
Ever have one of those situations where you find out your brown-bagging coworker has a house at the beach? Or that the unassuming guy who sings next to you in the church choir made a five-figure donation to the symphony? You must be in the presence of what we like to call the "invisible rich." So, how do they do it? Sure, money like that can come from an inheritance or some other break, but more often than not, it’s the result of diligence, smart choices and, well, deferred gratification. The tenets followed by these secret millionaires next door can also put you on the path to financial prosperity. Let's look at some of them. Number 1: They don’t spend beyond their means Yes, this is obvious,
- HealthMarketWatch•9 hours ago
Taking a breather from your job, even just for a few years, could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars — and that’s over and above what you lose out on by not drawing a salary. Each year, thousands of Americans decide to take a break from their jobs: Nearly four in 10 women and 24% of men had taken time off from their career voluntarily, according to a survey of more than 3,000 people published by the Harvard Business Review and conducted by polling firm Harris Interactive. One of the most common reasons for doing so — particularly for women — is to care for a child or elderly parent. A survey by the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Pew Research Center found that 39% of mothers and 24%