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01/25/12
Watch-outs. 33. Online reputation, Inheritable IRAs, and Green energy technology assessments
Filed under: Position Searching, Mentoring, Observ. Trends
Posted by: site admin @ 3:33 pm

On-line reputation, Heiring and inheriting
IRAs and thumbnail sketches of non-
petroleum energy production technologies
are things pointed out in this entry.

HOW SEARCH IS FORMING REPUTATION
SOURCE:  H. Finn, WSJ  1-14-12, “How
Google & Co. will rule your rep
“  Holly
points out that reputation is a qualitative
measure of our behavior.  Google and other
firms are going steps further by quantifying
reputation scores.  This trend is permeating
people, places and industries.
This article is an alert to be watchful about
maintaining your online persona.

A. Lincoln:  Character is like a tree and
reputation like a shadow.  The shadow is what
we think of, the tree is the real thing..

INHERITED AND DONATING IRAs
SOURCE:  K. Greene,WSJ  IRA heirs do’s and dont’s;
K. Greene WSJ  Pitfalls of inherited IRAS
The first offers a plan for giving also do’s and don’ts
and is helpful.  IRS has convoluted rules that the
second article points out.
Both articles provide tips of IRA investing.

GREEN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
SOURCE:  Wired, Feb. 2012, p 108-9
Power struggles
Very insightful panel covering two pages
offering the promise, reality and outlook of
8 technologies.  Very insightful statements for 2012.

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