American taxpayers would have to pay anywhere from $329 to $2,475 annually per household for 30 years, depending on what state they live in, to remedy the crises in their public employee pensions, a new study said Wednesday.
So you want a job at a top investment bank like Goldman Sachs, or consultancy like McKinsey, or law firm like Sullivan & Cromwell. In our meritocratic society, where CEOs can begin in the mailroom and Siliconillionaires have dropped out of college, the trick is to work hard and produce excellence, right? Not so. You're better off just attending Harvard and playing lacrosse, according to a recent curious study.
Dear Annie: Please settle an argument. My husband has a management job that was stressful enough before the recession but, over the past year and a half, has gotten much worse. He is obviously miserable, and I think he should look for another position -- even in this rotten job market -- before his current situation damages his health and his career.
The entrepreneurial challenge has long been a mainstay of MBA life. Students get together before a panel of judges to pitch their business ideas, the best being rewarded with accolades and -- often -- start-up cash.
This spring I received an e-mail from a friend with the heading Are We Millionaires Yet? She had just heard that one of our neighbors had placed his home on the market for $839,000, which we agreed was a shocking sum.