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What Russia Is Learning From Frank Sinatra
Offbeat  (tags: economy, recession, Russia )

- 1689 days ago -
These are difficult times in Russia. The rouble is falling, inflation is rising, and capital is fleeing. There are fears of recession. But not everyone here is required to tighten their belt.
Visualizing The Massive International Inflation Of The Last Century
Offbeat  (tags: finance, economy, global economy, recession )

- 2943 days ago -
Inflation is a current issue for many developing countries and one that can severely harm an economy. Take a look at some of the inflation rates across the globe as well as some of the common contributors to growing inflation rates.
Your Letters | PostIndependent.Com
Offbeat  (tags: letters, editor, opinion, recession, climate change, solar energy, interesting )

- 3160 days ago -
Are high energy costs eating up your monthly budget? Are you worried about climate change? The perfect antidote is solar energy! Did you ever think about installing solar panels on your home for your hot water heating, or for providing most of your home's
Recession Rescues Bulgaria's Brown Bears
Offbeat  (tags: brown bears, saved, bulgaria, recession, hunters, rescued, finances )

- 3364 days ago -
Despite reports to the contrary, the whole planet is not suffering from the global recession. Bulgaria's brown bears are literally saving their skins because hunters can no longer afford the high costs of shooting them.
Census Jobs Unfilled in Some Places
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, census takers, job openings, qualified workers needed, recession )

- 3367 days ago -
The Census Bureau is having trouble finding qualified temporary workers in some neighborhoods for the national head count despite the record number of jobless who have swelled the nationwide pool of applicants.
Valentine's Chocolate Defies Recession
Offbeat  (tags: chocolate, valentine's day, Japan, recession, cheap, darlings, luxury, chocolatier, good business )

- 3393 days ago -
As many businesses continue to shake their heads over how tough it is to make sales in these financially difficult times, "cheaper is better" is the strategy of the day, with shops slicing prices for everything from "gyudon" (beef on rice) to jeans. But
San Francisco Zoo Tries to Claw Back to Prosperity
Offbeat  (tags: san francisco zoo, tatiana, siberian tiger killed, fatal attack, staff, recession )

- 3409 days ago -
The San Francisco Zoo, one of the city's oldest attractions, can't catch a break. Just when it seemed that the zoo had rebounded from a 2007 fatal tiger attack, the recession has eroded its donor base and reduced the number of visitors. Last year
Are Banks Responsible for Animals Caught in Foreclosures?
Offbeat  (tags: banks, animals, foreclosure, animal sanctuary, recession )

- 3450 days ago -
Earlier this week, a bank foreclosed on an animal sanctuary in Rhode Island. The owner was evicted, 136 animals were left behind. The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says that somebody could face charges of animal neglect
Dog-Friendly Status Helps Business
Offbeat  (tags: dog friendly accommodation, recession, survived, dog owners )

- 3469 days ago -
A holiday park owner in Cornwall has claimed being "dog friendly" has helped his business during the recession. Dave Wilson, who runs Helsbury Park in Camelford, said dog owners have provided a large customer base.
101 Ways to Improve Your Life When You Can't Find a Job
Offbeat  (tags: Job, Career, Recession, Life )

- 3584 days ago -
While the economy is still performing CPR on itself, you may find yourself without a job. Worse still, you may not be able to find another one. In the meantime, here are 101 ways to improve your life (and take up some extra time) when you can't find a job
The Official Entertainment of Armageddon
Offbeat  (tags: society, depression, armageddon, books, recession, cost, entertainment )

- 4092 days ago -
It's the most cost effective, recession proof form of entertainment, and it's already withstood one Great Depression.
Frugal Fiscal Planning: How to Survive the Coming Recession
Offbeat  (tags: recession, bank, saving, frugal )

- 4100 days ago -
It's the dreaded "R" word, and all economic indicators point that way. Borrowing for the war continues. The housing sector is still in free-fall. Financial markets are jittery. Unemployment took the biggest upswing since 9/11. Gas and heating oil prices

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