economy

Which Jobs Are Disappearing Quickest?
It has been predicted that by 2020, the United States will experience a nearly 14.5 percent labor increase, making room for an additional 20 million new jobs as the result of this country’s growing population and competitive marketplace.
Being Surrounded by Women Could Actually Save You Money
If you paid attention in high school economics, you already know the theory of supply and demand: the more of something there are, the less value they have. Seems the same thing applies to dating, because new research shows men are more likely to spend money on a woman if he thinks she’s his one sho…
Victoria Unemployment Rate Shows We’re Not Doing Too Badly
Victoria may not be among the cities with the lowest unemployment rates across the nation, but we are certainly doing much better than most at a level of 5.5%. That according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in a report released just about a month ago. That number should also go down, as new comp…
How Does Texas Rank on Minimum Wage?
Everything increases, right? Prices rise, and hopefully wages also go up to keep pace. I can remember when the minimum wage was $4 an hour, and we would get all excited because it was going to rise to $4.25. Of course at the time, I think we were paying 49 cents for a gallon of gas. Living in Victor…