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Moving ASAP? Follow These Steps!

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This post comes from Anthony Fontana at our partner site Zing!
Is there anything worse than moving? Before you call me lazy, I’m not talking about moving from the couch to the refrigerator for a beverage. I’m talking about moving from one home to another. It’s a pain, right? Not only do you have to find a new [...]

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Published on August 29th, 2014
Modified on August 8th, 2014 - 2 Comments
Filed under: Family & Life, House & Home, Planning, Real Estate, Working
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Are You Looking For A New Job?

Written by William Cowie - One Comment

If so, you might be in a better position than you think. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS as it’s more commonly known, keeps track of more than just unemployment statistics. Any time geeks try to analyze something, they go into inordinate detail, which glazes over the eyes of everyone trying to understand what [...]

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Published on August 20th, 2014
Modified on August 22nd, 2014 - One Comment
Filed under: Economy, Working
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New Businesses Foreordained to Failure

Written by Jeffrey Steele - One Comment

In this rapidly changing world, it’s comforting to know that some things never change. They are as immutable as the Rock of Gibraltar, as permanent as the sands of the Mojave, and as unalterable as the seven seas and stars above.
Want an example? Try new business failure rates. The percentage of new businesses that go [...]

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Published on August 13th, 2014 - One Comment
Filed under: Working
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Are You Getting Ahead or Falling Behind?

Written by Richard Barrington - One Comment

People have long spoken of “haves” and “have-nots,” but perhaps never in modern times has the economy seemed so separated between those who seem to be getting ahead and those who are falling behind.
What complicates things is that appearances can be deceptive. The easy availability of debt can make a household believe it is living [...]

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Essential money tips for new college grads

Written by Suba Iyer - One Comment

Graduation is the theme all around my neighborhood. It is a time of excitement and big dreams. Unfortunately in most cases, personal financial sense is not a taught at college. Once out of college, going from living broke to a big paycheck every month can easily encourage lifestyle inflation and a downward spiral of bad financial [...]

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Published on June 30th, 2014
Modified on June 25th, 2014 - One Comment
Filed under: Credit Cards, Education, Insurance, Planning, Real Estate, Saving & Investing, Working
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A new career stepping stone? More apprenticeships coming to companies near you

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This post comes from Jenny Paxton at our partner site LearnVest.

Apprenticeships—formal programs that consist of on-the-job, paid training, mentorship and related classroom education—may be the solution to the pressing skills gap between employers’ needs and job seekers’ training.
Yet despite the obvious benefits, the number of these programs dropped 40% between 2003 and [...]

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Published on June 20th, 2014
Modified on June 2nd, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Filed under: Working
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Flex or Fiction: How Accommodating Is Your Job?

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This post comes from Anna Williams at our partner site LearnVest.

When it comes to work perks, flexibility is one of our favorite nice-to-haves—whether that means occasionally telecommuting from home, working variable hours or being part of a job share. In fact, a 2013 LearnVest study found that more than half of us would [...]

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Published on June 13th, 2014
Modified on May 30th, 2014 - One Comment
Filed under: Working
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Is The American Dream Dead?

Written by William Cowie - 4 Comments

Is the American dream dead? A majority of people say it is, according to the recently announced CNN Money survey, as well as several others done at academic institutions like Xavier and Youngstown universities and other private organizations. Although the samples, questions and methodologies differ from survey to survey, the results all seem to indicate that the American dream [...]

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Published on June 11th, 2014
Modified on June 9th, 2014 - 4 Comments
Filed under: Economy, Retirement, Saving & Investing, Working
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The economics of running out

Written by Richard Barrington - One Comment

In a sense, personal finance is a battle of conservation. People manage their resources in the hopes they won’t run out of the essentials — only what people find essential can differ. This centers around the fear of losing money or some other aspect of your financial life, and overcoming that fear should involve some [...]

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Published on June 9th, 2014
Modified on June 5th, 2014 - One Comment
Filed under: Frugality, Miscellany, Saving & Investing, Working
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Sensational Way to Triumph in Negotiations

Written by Jeffrey Steele - Leave a Comment

Before reading this post, please grab a steaming cup of coffee, and recline in the most comfortable chair you can find. If one is near, lift a warm puppy to your lap and stroke the soft, furry pet as you read. All set? Proceed.
When professor and author Thalma Lobel was ready to finalize the sale [...]

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Published on June 4th, 2014
Modified on May 29th, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Filed under: Miscellany, Working
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