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October 31, 2016
15 Worst College Majors for Today’s Job Market
The value of a college education continues to be reexamined in the real world. The 15 worst college majors make it hard to get hired in today's job market
March 28, 2016
The 10 Best Jobs for Introverts
Playing nice with others is not always easy given office politics and varying personalities.
December 28, 2015
Why Recent Grads Should Ask for More Money
The job market is competitive, but that shouldn't stop entry-level applicants from negotiating. In fact, most managers see it as a sign of confidence.
October 19, 2015
Top 10 Cities That Never Recovered From the Great Recession
Despite the recession technically ending more than six years ago, the recovery process is ongoing and clearly uneven across the nation.
September 10, 2015
Can’t Find a Job? Here Are 10 Jobs That Are Hiring Like Crazy
If you're in need of a job, these 10 career paths are wide open -- and businesses can't seem to find enough bodies to keep their ranks filled.
June 18, 2015
Why the Next Global War May Be Fought Over Jobs
Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton believes the next global war will fought over good jobs.
June 05, 2015
Why 90s Kids Don’t Understand This Kind of Economic Struggle
College grads these days have different priorities than their counterparts from a couple decades ago. Now, it's mostly about survival after school.
May 13, 2015
This Is What the Recession Did to Millennials
Those who entered the job market during the worst of the crisis may forever be marked by it.
May 12, 2015
The Latest Way Employers Are Taking Advantage of Employees
Non-compete agreements are being used by more and more businesses. Why is that, and what is the effect on the rest of the business world?
May 11, 2015
Why the Middle Class Should Care About the Minimum Wage
For all the talk about minimum and living wages, one important question often goes unanswered: what exactly is a living wage?
April 22, 2015
Wal-Mart Store Closures: Busted Pipes or Retaliation?
Walmart recently closed 5 stores due to, what it says, are plumbing problems. But could it have instead been because workers were getting uppity?
April 15, 2015
Do American Veterans Really Need Tax Breaks?
Some states are pondering the use of tax breaks to incentivize veterans to move in. The question is, why?
April 04, 2015
10 Best States in America for College Graduates to Find Jobs
Some states provide a thriving job market for certain degree holders, while others only provide hope that an offer in a relatable field might come along.
February 23, 2015
How Healthy Is Obamacare Now?
Enrollment for Obamacare for 2015 closed last week, so how is the health of a program that's been marred by political debate and technical issues? Let's take a look at three updates on Obamacare.
February 05, 2015
The Best Retirement Tax Credit You Never Knew Existed
Benjamin Franklin once said that, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
January 19, 2015
10 States Hurting the Most from Crashing Oil Prices
The recent plunge in oil prices can come at a steep cost to several states that rely on oil production to help power their local economies.
January 16, 2015
It’s A Great Time to Be Looking for a New Job
Job openings are up, and the economy is in better shape than it has been in nearly 15 years. That means conditions are ideal for job seekers.
December 20, 2014
Will First-Time Homebuyers Be the Biggest Surprise in 2015?
The housing market has a vacancy for first-time buyers.
December 13, 2014
3 Reasons Why Millennials Don’t Trust the Economy
The financial crisis shattered confidence levels across the nation and left side effects that will continue to impact Americans for years, if not decades.
November 23, 2014
America’s Top Money Problem: Trying to Make Ends Meet
The personal finance situation in America can be labeled as the following: Same problems, different year.
November 11, 2014
Generation X: Are You Worse Off Than Your Parents?
Despite receiving higher paychecks, Generation Xers are not building wealth like their parents.
November 08, 2014
Here’s What’s Causing Wage Growth to Flat-Line
Stagnating wages is one of the biggest factors leading to increased issues with inequality. So what is actually causing it?
November 06, 2014
Millennials: Young, Broke, and Dangerously Uninsured
Insurance agents everywhere are finding out that youth really is wasted on the young.
November 04, 2014
5 Reasons Why the War on Poverty Feels Like a Losing Battle
Poverty does not appear to be waving the white flag anytime soon.
November 03, 2014
Why Do Americans Still Hate Obamacare?
What does “working pretty well” actually mean for Obamacare?
October 18, 2014
5 Ways to Tell How Bad the Job Market Really Is
Labor market data can be opaque, so we have to use many different measures if we want to get a good picture of what's actually going on.
October 17, 2014
From Manufacturing to Health Care: Is America Still a Maker’s Economy?
The American economy used to be all about making stuff -- now, it's all about health care.
October 06, 2014
5 Signs Americans Are Flat-Out Broke
The Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans.
September 18, 2014
3 Charts Showing How “Unremarkable” the Economic Recovery Has Been
With all the shouting, it can be hard to get a clear picture of what's going on with the economy. These charts can help focus the picture.
September 11, 2014
Wondering Why Unemployment Is Still So High? Blame the Baby Boomers
Unemployment, while somewhat improved, is still too high. One culprit is the huge baby boom generation, which is reluctant to retire.