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5 qualities of successful mompreneurs

The attributes of a successful entrepreneur are indeed similar to the strengths one develops as a mother. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Small business survey results indicate positive outlook for the U.S. economy

For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Food stamp use shows continued ‘underemployment’ pain

Luxuries were affordable for Linda Fish before she lost her job in retail management in 2009. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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12 women who should be on dollar bills

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Men have dominated the dollar bills. Is it time to put a woman on there? Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: How to teach yourself what you need to know to run your business

There are a million things you need to learn as a business owner, in addition to the thing you’re really good at. You may be a superb butcher/baker/candlestick maker, but in order to survive... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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15 American cities that beat the Recession

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The Great Recession still got you down? Here are 15 cities, based on a WalletHub study, that aren't letting this Recession thing bother them. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Before you head off on your vacation, you may want to see this graphic

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About to go on a vacation? This graphic may give you the help you need to avoid scams. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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New guidelines on job discrimination could help many pregnant workers

New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Hope comes from the most unexpected places for these minimum wage workers

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A couple of restaurant workers were recently given $100 in tips. What does that say about the future of minimum wage work and its value to society? Read more »

July 9, 2014

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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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US hiring likely strong for a 5th straight month

Hiring was likely robust for a fifth straight month in June, a sign that the economic recovery, now entering its sixth year, is finally gaining meaningful traction. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey: Bullying is wreaking havoc in the workplace

Bullying isn't only a problem for children at school. According to a new survey from VitalSmarts, it's causing problems in offices, too. But just how big is the problem, and what is it costing... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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What does your smartphone say about you and your financial status?

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iPhone or Android? The answer may not be as clear as it once was. And it may not be about style, but rather your economic status. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Ikea raises hourly pay for US retail workers

Ikea's U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers, pegging it to the cost of living in each location, instead of its competition. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Balancing act: To build better balance, start with your ABCs

Surveys and studies are great, but we all need a break from numbers every now and then. So, instead of numbers, this week I'm offering letters — the ABCs of work-life balance, telecommuting... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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4 in 10 higher risk wells aren't inspected by feds

Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep... Read more »

June 14, 2014

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Cutting down: What being a minimalist is all about

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Minimalists may not want a lot of things, but the minimalist culture is growing to new heights. Read more »

June 14, 2014

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The economics of the World Cup

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The World Cup is set to kick off. But what role do economics play? Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Revenge may seem sweet, but it makes for a sour disposition

Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business has provided this column as insight into what... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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California teacher tenure law unconstitutional

Tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Moving jobs? Roll your 401(k) into an IRA

Your new company, if you move it there, will have limited choices for your 401(k). Just roll your money into a traditional IRA. It’s called a direct transfer IRA, and that way there will be... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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