January Traffic, Earnings, Content – Crushed It!

February 1, 2011

January was the best month ever for Darwin’s Money (which is the goal every month!), with traffic more than doubling!  I have to credit much of the surge to google’s search algorithm updates, where some existing articles started to pick up traction.  I’ve also been routinely featured in various blog carnivals and roundups and freelancing […]

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Jobs with LOW Unemployment – The Data is In

January 19, 2011

With the unemployment rate stubbornly hovering above 9%, I sometimes make the mistake of simplifying the situation by saying to myself  “about 1 out of 10 people I know should be unemployed, statistically speaking”.  As it turns out, of the hundreds of people I know somewhat closely, I can think of only 2 that have […]

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Value of Tax Shield Explained – MBA Mondays

January 10, 2011

The Value of Tax Shield strategies by corporations will be the subject of this week’s MBA Mondays with Darwin.   Have you ever found it odd that in the same day, you’ll hear the pundits on CNBC saying that IBM or Exxon are sitting on hoards of cash, but then you see that they’re still issuing […]

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Darwin’s 2010 Performance vs. Goals

December 29, 2010

Earlier in the year, I wrote about Setting Goals and Changing My Life with metrics, systems, motivation and execution.  Since 2010 is coming to a close, it’s time to go back and review how I did vs my goals in 2010.  I had spoken of a few primary categories affecting both my finances and my […]

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Here’s Why Rx Drugs Cost So Damn Much

December 5, 2010

Pharmaceuticals are expensive, no doubt.  And for full disclosure, I work for a BioPharma.  I’m not a shill for the industry and I do concede to many of the arguments people make against the industry.  I agree industry practically creates new diseases, markets the heck out of them and then (incentivized) doctors are complicit in […]

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Should Looks Matter in the Workforce? They Do.

November 30, 2010

Have you ever wondered why most of the pharmaceutical sales reps you either know or encounter in doctor’s offices in some way resemble Ken or Barbie?  Aside from being “charismatic” and outgoing, they’re usually really good looking.  Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t recall ever seeing a morbidly obese rep in the bunch.  It’s […]

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