We have trawled the Web for the most thought-provoking money (mostly!) articles out there…and now we’ve narrowed them down to our favorites. Read below for today’s Web roundup:
1. How Much Do We Spend on a Sick Pet?: This first-person account addresses the difficult issue of, “When does an ailing pet cease to be family?” Interesting to think about in light of the article we published last week about the costs of having a pet.
2. Google’s Famously Difficult Job Interview Questions: For all those who are looking for work, be grateful that your questions aren’t as tough as these! Unless, of course, you are interviewing with Google.
3. Businesses Begin Efforts to Keep Best Employees: Not everyone is being laid off in this economy. The recession has negatively impacted many employees—but it has also turned some into prizes to keep.
4. Stocks Hold Gains on Improved Retail Data at SmartMoney.com: The retail sector isn’t doing that badly. Hooray!
5. Neil Irwin’s Book Review of ‘Superfreakonomics’: Fabulously funny book review. Irwin analyzes both the quirky and the factual in the blockbuster sequel to Freakonomics.