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SWC’s Fast Five – April 30, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 30, 2021

It used to be the only thing flying were planes and birds, now Girl Scout cookies are flying too. Meanwhile, targeted internet ads may no longer be a distraction and you can wait even longer to get your REAL ID. As collectables skyrocket in value, owning a piece of the 1776 Declaration of Independence is the next hot thing. And they say 150 is the new 100.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 30, 20212021-04-30T10:44:18-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – April 23, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 23, 2021

Who knew that skirts and quitting your job would both be in fashion? That a 51st state could really become reality and that social cues, post-vaccination, can and will be very confusing. All while the unemployed still worry about getting sick, needing to be at home and facing possible career changes.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 23, 20212021-04-28T16:37:09-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – April 16, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 16, 2021

We’re taking a couple of trips today as we find rental cars rare as hens’ teeth and psychedelics get research love as a lasting cure for depression. Meanwhile, lots of us give money to strangers, the regs say business can require employee vaccination and the economy gets less neurotic as confidence grows.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 16, 20212021-04-16T11:44:37-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – April 9, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 9, 2021

The grandkids are playing – the stock market, and in other business news – longer-term office leases are trending, companies take a pledge to shrink the racial wealth gap and a special few don’t pay a single dollar in federal taxes. Distract yourself with the doggie version of ancestry.com.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 9, 20212021-04-09T08:23:00-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – April 2, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 2, 2021

Your growing traffic congestion experience is making farmers happy as we head toward increasingly unrecognizable office space, get access at work and home to rapid COVID tests and finally can exert a little control over who posts comments to our Facebook page as some, but not all of us, think we are getting back to normal.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 2, 20212021-04-02T07:47:21-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 26, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 26, 2021

What’s more spendy, a Tesla or a Toyota RAV4? COVID good news and bad news and why we hear more of the bad. Jobless claims – they say the news is good but dig deeper people. And, it is not the biggest news. In fact, it is not news at all but it is validating to hear someone else say what all of us have experienced with inkjet printers.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 26, 20212021-03-26T08:13:48-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 19, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 19, 2021

COVID long haulers get some attention, it’s a question if we’re covered when cybercriminals steal our retirement savings, NFTs are explained for you speculators, summer school is welcomed while new species of mosquitos bring diseases that are not.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 19, 20212021-03-19T07:33:56-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 12, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 12, 2021

Travel is back in the news for you EV drivers and intrepid flyers, there’s good news in cutting household debt and child poverty rates while, watch out, the robots are coming.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 12, 20212021-03-12T08:16:13-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 5, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 5, 2021

A pandemic baby boom goes bust while the kids we have get in line for their COVID shots, Google crumbles some of it tracking cookies, evictions and back rent just keep growing and WFH, we’re still doing that for a while.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 5, 20212021-03-05T08:43:20-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – February 26, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

February 26, 2021

The looming doctor shortage, COVID and flu forever, our energy infrastructure gets a D+, the complicated working out of a minimum wage hike and, go ahead, a trillion dollars is a bargain these days.

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SWC’s Fast Five – February 26, 20212021-02-26T08:34:27-06:00