Don C. Brunell

Student debt draining retired income

Lots is written about students exiting college saddled with hefty student loans; however, the impact on retired parents went largely unnoticed. Recently, Wall Street Journal… Continue reading

 

Christmas wreaths help ease pain

Christmas is a difficult time for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. It is especially hard when they were slain in the line-of-duty… Continue reading

 

Costs matter in hiring | Brunell

While both sides argue the merits of Seattle’s escalating minimum wage, there are other issues, such as the total cost per worker, which enter into… Continue reading

 

China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling

What are the implications of China’s “national sword” policy that bans many recyclable materials it traditionally imported?