What You Need to Know About the American Jobs Act

Obama unveiled his $447 Billion American Jobs Act (AJA) this past Thursday (9/8), asking congress 12 times to “Pass this Bill”. The AJA intends to address our 9.1% unemployment rate (Economists view 5.0% unemployment as healthy) and the weakness of our economic recovery from the Financial Crisis. Regardless of your economic persuasion there is a … Read more

What You Need to Know About the American Jobs Act

Obama unveiled his $447 Billion American Jobs Act (AJA) this past Thursday (9/8), asking congress 12 times to “Pass this Bill”. The AJA intends to address our 9.1% unemployment rate (Economists view 5.0% unemployment as healthy) and the weakness of our economic recovery from the Financial Crisis. Regardless of your economic persuasion there is a … Read more

From Unemployed Orchestrator To Startup Founder, Part IV

(UPDATE: Check out the CBS feature on ForOrchestra.com’s tribute to Amy Winehouse). This series chronicles the experiences of Walt Ribeiro after he was laid off and started his new company, For Orchestra, while on unemployment (Prior installments: Part I; Part II; Part III). It’s funny how things are so much clearer the further down the road you go. … Read more

From Unemployed Orchestrator To Startup Founder, Part III

This series chronicles the experiences of Walt Ribeiro after he was laid off and started his new company, For Orchestra, while on unemployment (Prior installments: Part I; Part II). So I started working at the music awards company, which was great for me because my music lesson show slowly started to decline in sales and viewership.  As I … Read more