[Novalug] IT Semantics (was Re: Volunteers wanted 4 website - Two additional points)
energy.wwind at cox.net
Fri Jun 5 18:09:36 EDT 2009
Sorry to tell you this but when I was in High School 30 cents would
buy a Coke, or Pepsi just about anywhere .
When High Test got to 76 cents a gallon I realized we were all
screwed, we would never go back.
The history of the year 1969, its financial effects and changes on
the stock market cast a long shadow that lasted 25+ years....
On jobs you're doing well if next year's base pay is equal to or
better than this year's base pay and bonus added together....
ethan at 757.org wrote:
>> Exceptional though she may be, such increases in pay when jumping
>> jobs are not unusual. I've had more than one double-digit-percent
>> increase between jobs, even during recessionary periods.
> Here in Southeastern Virginia the purchase prices for homes doubled
> during the credit mania/housing mania. So the way I look at it is the
> value of the dollar is 1/2 what it was. Soda pop is $1.50 versus 90
> cents, etc.
> So while my salary has gone up a decent amount, purchase power has
> gone down.
> But now it's all falling apart. People can't grasp that there is no
> way to save the home prices since the people buying them couldn't
> really afford them, because the populace doesn't really have that much
> productive output.
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