Thursday, October 09, 2008

This can't be the kind of news that we wanted to hear - maybe an unemployment fund crash!

Brother, Sister, Can You Spare a $10 (used to be a dime but with inflation, now it's at least 10 bucks.) Holly molly things are getting bad all over and the only ones being handled with soft gloves are the well connected. So, who's watching out for the common man and woman?
clipped from www.cnn.com

Some state unemployment funds drying up

  • Story Highlights
  • Ten states operating on reserves of less than six months of unemployment benefits
  • Unemployment expected to rise after reaching 6.1 percent nationwide in August
  • Funds generated by taxes on employers based on number of employees
  • Economists say states need to restructure tax base to generate more funding
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