What We’re Reading: Free Haircuts; Lessons From The Great Depression; And More

Our Litigious Society: Customer chooses to eat at restaurant famous for throwing rolls at customers; gets hit by a thrown roll; sues for $25,000.

Underemployment, Illustrated; Why Not Take Your Cat To A Restaurant?; & More

“Underemployed” is a beautifully illustrated and painfully sad account of graduating into a recession and trying to get meaningful work.

Link Roundup! Coming To Terms With Compulsive Shopping, Advice for Job Hoppers, & More

Now we can stop fighting about it! Just kidding, that’s silly, we will fight forever, because some people will always continue to “feel” middle class, no matter what the statistics say.

Link Round-up: Financial Therapy; Food Stamps; Getting Fired Over Likeability

Now you can get checked out and helped out by a mental health professional who has a focus on your finances and your feelings.

Link Roundup: What Can Be Stolen & What Can’t; Women in Tech

“So far, no company has found a solution for retaining women.”

Hot Takes For A Snow Day: “Idle Hands Spend Money,” Sandra Day O’Connor, Jennifer Senior, & More

Link Roundup: A High-Functioning Office is a Neighborhood; Online Dating for Jobs; Shmoozin’

Shmooze more, get fired less.

Link Roundup! Fee-less Banks; Bankable Stars; When Success Isn’t a Straight Line

Success is not a straight line; success is a sine curve, even for the Internet famous. That can be really, really hard to remember, and harder still to admit.

Link Roundup! “Breaking Bad” Dolls, Men’s Watches, Last Call for Holiday Flights

Link Roundup: Boss Regrets Niceness; LinkedIn Rankings; Good Giving