Top 10 Work+Money Stories of 2019
Big money, big stories and even a few big laughs ruled the year at Work+Money. And we’ll make everything even bigger and better in 2020. We promise.
But before the calendar turns and we get back to more in-depth coverage of all things related to finance, careers and real estate, here’s a quick glance back at the 10 stories people really liked this year.
The Most Highly Educated States in the U.S.
Well done, states that start with M! You, too, Washington, D.C.
The 60 Biggest Box Office Flops of All Time
They say you can learn a lot from failing. People must have learned a lot from these flops.
Hilarious Signs Spotted at Work
At some point, in any given office, someone will put up a snarky sign. These are some of those signs.
These 20 Pennies Are Worth a Combined $5.5 Million
Did you find any of these pennies in your change jar? If so, congrats!
The 50 Wealthiest Countries in the World
We combined three metrics of wealth to see what countries deliver the best overall balance of gross domestic product, average income and social progress. Well done, Germany, Switzerland and the U.S.
37 Discontinued Products People Desperately Want to Return
This one got people talking. Turns out a lot of you really miss some products that went away.
The Oldest Business in Every State
Fun fact: The oldest business in the U.S. predates the country’s founding by more than 150 years.
Too-True Tweets Every Cubicle Worker Will Understand
Work offers plenty of reasons to laugh. Or at least to nod your head in knowing agreement.
These 28 Vinyl Records Are Worth a Combined $1.9 Million
These famously expensive records would make the crew from "High Fidelity" drool.
The World’s Most Generous Countries
It’s true. Humans can be very good to each other.