In an age of excess, with a constant bombardment of advertising showing us having more means being happier, does the idea of scaling down sound appealing?
Calvin College is cutting 22 faculty and staff positions as the Christian liberal arts school looks to cut long-term expenses and its 2013-14 budget.
The state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
Approximately 550 people have received layoff notices as Michigan’s Booth Newspapers makes a transition to two new companies.
Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. said Friday it will cut 5,000 jobs, about 10 percent of its workforce in North America and Europe, as it faces soft demand and higher costs for materials.