May 12, 2021

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MSNBC’s Ruhle ripped for scolding businesses to raise wages after poor jobs report: ‘Never run a business’

MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle was slammed Monday for her take on how government unemployment benefits are affecting the U.S. labor force, arguing that the real question is why aren’t employers offering workers higher wages.

In response to an underwhelming April jobs report, some liberals are pushing back against the notion that unemployment benefits are discouraging a return to the workforce.

“Why is it – that the unemployment benefits are too generous rather than the

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Rural Ambulance Crews Have Run Out of Money and Volunteers

WORLAND, Wyo. — For three years, Luke Sypherd has run the small volunteer ambulance crew that services Washakie County, Wyo., caring for the county’s 7,800 residents and, when necessary, transporting them 162 miles north to the nearest major trauma center, in Billings, Mont.

In May, though, the volunteer Washakie County Ambulance Service will be no more.

“It’s just steadily going downhill,” Mr. Sypherd said. The work is hard, demanding and almost entirely volunteer-based, and the meager revenue from bringing patients in small cities like Worland to medical centers was steeply eroded during much of 2020 when all but the sickest

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Kin Insurance Achieves $100 Million Premium Run Rate in 1.75 Years

Our rapid growth shows how eager customers are for an insurance company built for the modern world, not the world as it was 100 years ago.

Kin Insurance, the insurance technology company transforming home insurance through intuitive tech and affordable pricing, today announced that it surpassed $100 million in annual recurring premium after just 21 months as a carrier, a feat accomplished with only $52 million in equity funding.

On average, even the fastest growing tech companies require six years to scale from $1 million to $100 million in annual recurring revenue,

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Man arrested for fatal Metairie hit & run had no insurance

59-year-old Edward Williams of Metairie was driving without insurance and left the scene of the accident that killed 53-year-old Roger Williams, also from Metairie.

METAIRIE, La. — Police officers have arrested a man in connection with a Metairie hit and run that killed a man on March 18, a police statement said.

59-year-old Edward Williams of Metairie was driving without insurance and left the scene of the accident that killed 53-year-old Roger Williams, also from Metairie.

He was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center on a felony hit and run charge, as well as driving without insurance.

The Louisiana

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Are You Going to Run Out of Money in Retirement?

You just left a meeting with your financial adviser, and your nest egg is looking bulletproof, with a projected worth of well over $1 million at age 95. But wait a second, are you sure about that?

If your financial projections look too good to be true, they might well be, for a variety of reasons.

When the pandemic hit home in March 2020, the stock market crumbled and many people saw their investment portfolios drop. Fortunately, the markets eventually recovered; but the sudden drop caused many people to review their investments and projections.

While reviewing a new client’s portfolio

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I run a luxury marriage proposal planning business

  • Heather Vaughn is the founder of “The Yes Girls,” a marriage proposal service based in San Clemente, California.
  • Since 2008, she’s helped couples plan the proposal of their dreams, ranging in cost from $1,000 to over $100,000.
  • Here’s what her job is like, as told to freelancer writer Molly O’Brien.
  • Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories.

I’ve always been someone who likes a challenge. I started my company right after graduating college in 2008, when I was only 22 years old. 

It wasn’t an ideal economy to be looking for a job or launching a brand new

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