FINANCE YO SELF

We Are The Human Resources!

Unless you work in HR, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what the Human Resources department actually does.  For most of us, it’s the people who take care of our onboarding and paychecks and who we can go to with issues of discrimination and harassment.  … Read More

A Case For Working Overtime

Last fall, changes were made to the FLSAs Overtime Rules, raising the incomes for those considered non-exempt salaried employees.  Basically, unless you make a certain amount, your employer must pay you an hourly wage AND overtime pay for anything over 40 hours a week.  As someone who routinely worked 50-60 hours a week on salary the last few years, the opportunity to now earn overtime has put a new spring in my step.… Read More

Work Is So Last Millenium

In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes wrote an essay titled “Economic Possibilities For Our Grandchildren”.  While some of us nerds have quite a few opinions about the essay, most people probably think they’ve never heard of it.  And they haven’t…except for the part where we’re all supposed to be working 15 hours a week.Read More