Where Are All the Self-Employed Workers?

Along with a bunch of other, more headline-grabbing numbers, the Bureau of Labor Statisticsreported this morning that 14.4 million Americans were self-employed in January. Of those, 9.2 million were unincorporated self-employed workers and another 5.2 million were incorporated. That’s interesting, given that back in January 2000 (which is as far as the BLS tally of the incorporated self-employed … Continue reading

Money & Meaning

Allow me to make something overwhelmingly clear. Simply because I have chosen a profession that has the potential to make me rich and if I invest my money intelligently, wealthy, that does not mean I have in some way abdicated my feelings or responsibilities toward my role in creating the world I want to see … Continue reading