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Those who quit smoking for at least a year, according to a recent study, earned higher wages than smokers and people who never picked up the habit. Read more »
At the center of investing, the key of managing stocks is the concept of managing risk, according to investment strategist Jeff Saut. Read more »
A federal judge is temporarily exempting Hobby Lobby Inc. from a provision in the new federal health care law that requires it to offer insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar... Read more »
McDonald's has provided a website to employees that gives advice on how to create and follow a budget. However, some have criticized the sample budget as revealing just how unrealistic it is to... Read more »
Whether it's our national worship of busyness, too-casual attire in the workplace or the decision to take charge of one's personal happiness, the topics I've addressed in the last few months have... Read more »
Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in... Read more »
Some companies help employees prevent difficult financial times by offering free financial advisers. Read more »
Research on unpaid interns has shown that they often gain little from their internships. Now, with the legality of positions thrown into turmoil, the future of unpaid internships at for-profit... Read more »
Crystal Rauenzahn said her parents were definitely better off at her age than she is today. Read more »
A new study found that 80 percent of those in their 20s say they want a different career than the one they have. Read more »
Peggy Drexler of CNN thinks employers — and employees — should take the four-day work week more seriously. Read more »
I've been fortunate in my years as a manager to work almost exclusively with high-performing, self-motivated teams. And I've learned that retaining those great people when you have them is important. Read more »
Hiring the right people is tough. Maybe it's time we looked less at a candidate's résumé and credentials and more at what they've actually done. Read more »
Many stores ask for ZIP codes when completing credit card transactions, but some privacy advocates are warning people to not give the numbers. Read more »
Credit card companies lose profits when people use cards responsibly — but most people can't follow through. Read more »
Student loan debt has nearly doubled since the beginning of the recession. Because of this, many are turning to debt-relief funds that charge unnecessary fees. Read more »
New investigative report from the Tampa Bay Times and Center for Investigative Reporting looks at the worst charities in America. But are they really the worst? Read more »
An Internet meme is suggesting that the Pentagon's highest paid employees are football coaches. Read more »
A "casual reader" of my column sent me an email last week because he wanted to make a point: "I am in charge of my personal happiness. I am in charge of my career path. I have a say in how the job... Read more »
Because of last week’s ruling by a federal court judge that Fox Searchlight Pictures was out of line for not paying interns who worked on the film “Black Swan,” the legality of... Read more »
A new study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy places Utah as the most charitable state in the country. Read more »
A private school in Texas has received a donation of $100,000 from parents of former and current students to help its business club gain real-life investing experience. Read more »
There are certain things every father should teach his children about money. Read more »
Los Angeles Times reporter David Lazarus has found that prescription drug prices vary dramatically, depending on the pharmacy. Read more »
Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the entertainment, publishing and other prominent industries, even if it... Read more »
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