Cash for clunkers has already shown the impact that a government-run incentive program can have on the economy, but there is no reason that Uncle Sam has to keep the program to himself. Private companies and investors can get in on the action too, and have every reason to do so.
The move will reverberate throughout U.S. stores. Not only will other retailers probably follow the big guys’ lead, but the companies that sell to Wal-Mart will be forced to step up their green game, knowing that the biggest buyer of their goods is now keeping environmental tabs.
Essentially, the option allows those with student loans to make payments based on their discretionary income, not fixed rates. With special incentives if you choose to work for the government or education, like debt forgiveness.
With a name like Mrs. Warrior you know she's going to be a disruptive force. But after landing on Obama's short-list for America's CTO, she is now driving Cisco's vision on how communication will evolve, how ideas will quickly become products and how collaboration will drive innovation. She's down right inspirational.