Bookkeeper Is Over-Booked But Not Raising Fees

Dee Jay Beard earns slightly less than the average bookkeeper and is bursting with business. She could probably ask for more, but so many of her clients are small businesses that suffered in the economic downturn that she’s kept her fees in check.

Child Care Director Is Also Diaper-Changer in Chief

A child care director starts her day by picking up the cook, moves on to menu writing and is focused on ensuring legal safety standards. Her staff makes more than many child care workers whose earnings require them to depend on food stamps.

Alveda King Takes Big-Name Place at Tea Party

Rev. Alveda King’s Tea Party allegiance grabbed headlines last weekend when she joined the Glenn Beck rally on the anniversary of her uncle’s famous “dream” speech. It also made her an even more polarizing figure in the abortion-rights struggle.