Early October Launch of iPhone 5 Confirmed by AT&T Vice President to Employees? [Updated]

BGR briefly reports that an AT&T vice president has confirmed to some employees that the iPhone 5 is indeed slated to launch in early October as has recently been rumored by several sources. Additionally, the VP communicated the following to a group of managers: “Expect things to get really, really busy in the next 35-50 … Read more

Leslie Jacobs: Layoffs Be Damned — I Survived and YOU Will Too! – Part II

(This series chronicles the experiences of Leslie Jacobs, Founder of “Les Mess.”  You can find Part I of Leslie’s remarkable story here). Five months after being laid off I had my first job interview, I was not thrilled with the idea of having to dress up and drive 45 minutes to get to this job—so … Read more

FinancialBin.com Checking In From Ballyseede Castle, Tralee, Ireland (Taxi Cab Confessions #1 – Dimitri)

Hey Financial Binners, I wanted to finally give you a quick rundown about the Financial Bin’s trip to Ireland.  As I said, we would attempt to reach out to the people of Ireland regarding their economy and general welfare of the European Union.  Thus far, not only has Internet connection been tough to come by … Read more

Leslie Jacobs: Layoffs Be Damned — I Survived and YOU Will Too! – Part I

(This series chronicles the experiences of Leslie Jacobs, Founder of “Les Mess”). With one remark made in 2008, my whole life changed. It started with my boss telling me and my co-worker that layoffs would be happening.  In a friendly way, my boss whispered to me, “Leslie, you’ll be the one laid off.” It made … Read more