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Ballancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe.

Women may be the key to box office success

A new study has shown that movies featuring women in starring roles do better at the box office. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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New Jersey girl may not be suing her parents anymore, but college is still expensive

Looks like New Jersey native Rachel Canning won't have to worry about suing her parents anymore. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Chill pill: Why America is so stressed out

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Americans are overworked, anxious and stressed. But is this a product of more than just working toward society's ideals? Or is it something scientific? Read more »

April 2, 2014

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Marriage may be costly, but it's leading to happiness

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The price of marriage in America is certainly changing. But it may be the key to happiness. Read more »

April 1, 2014

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What the business industry can learn from basketball

Basketball is taking a new strategy, and it may be something businesses can learn from. Read more »

March 27, 2014

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What other states can learn from Utah, Mormon culture

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is encouraging people to learn multiple languages and help diversify the country. Read more »

March 22, 2014

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Overtime and minimum wage: Different names for the same debate

A presidential memorandum signed on March 12 by President Barack Obama has directed the Labor Department to restructure who is and is not eligible for overtime pay. Read more »

March 20, 2014

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Teens struggle to squeeze into the job market

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Who are struggling significantly to find jobs? Teenagers, and it's not because they're lazy. A new report suggests its because they're being under-utilized. Read more »

March 14, 2014

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Nickel and dimed: How pennies and nickels are costing you money

Nickels and pennies are far from money savers. In fact, they cost more to make than they're worth, The Washington Post reported. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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How expensive is your ego?

Social media has changed our lives in many ways, but here’s one change nobody probably foresaw. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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Smartphones and the Internet are changing the way we buy things

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Some consumers aren't finding any peace of mind when it comes to using the Internet or smartphones to purchase products. Read more »

March 10, 2014

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Bitcoin isn't a currency, says Japan

The Japanese government recently spoke out against the virtual currency, saying it wasn't actually a currency at all. Read more »

March 7, 2014

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Is Comcast-Time Warner merger creating a beast or innovation?

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Dish is looking to push back against Comcast, which announced it'll merge with Time Warner. But is Comcast going to be too big to handle? Read more »

March 4, 2014

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.01 percent of Americans making a lot of money

Though many criticize the 1 percent of Americans and their wealth, there’s been a recent rise in the 0.01 percent of Americans, The Atlantic reported. Read more »

March 2, 2014

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Want to be productive at work? Turn off the smartphone at night

Hoping to be more productive at work? It may be beneficial to shutdown the smartphone in the evening, new research suggests. Read more »

March 1, 2014

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Q&A: Anti-gambling activist accuses state governments of exploiting their poor

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Les Bernal, executive director of Stop Predatory Gambling, a grassroots organization calling out state governments for exploiting the weakness and ignorance of their poorest citizens through... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2014

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Which state has the most minimum-wage workers?

A recently released map shows some states are higher than the rest in terms of minimum-wage workers. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2014

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Balancing act: Every job can be stressful, but some are worse than others

Regardless of the industry in which you work, you're going to have to deal with stress at one time or another. If you can develop good tools for handling that stress, you'll be a better employee... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Pay down student loans before investing

"I realize this may not seem right mathematically, but I don’t always make financial decisions based exclusively on math." Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Millennials shouldn't worry about tax season

Doing taxes shouldn't be a tough task for millennials. In fact, it's one thing millennials can do right among the other "adult" tasks they might not be doing. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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The 'Tips for Jesus' creator speaks out

San Francisco Magazine interviewed the original tipper for 'Tips for Jesus,' and found out a little bit more about the campaign. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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7 ways expenses creep up on you

The Huffington Post recently published an article that looked at seven different ways expenses can creep on you. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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CBO report estimates job losses from wage hike, even as Walmart signals possible shift

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Some key movement on wages came this week, as the Congressional Budget Office released a report this week projecting 500,000 lost jobs if the $10.10 minimum wage goes through, even as Walmart... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Maryland college wants to base president's salary on janitor's pay

A college in Maryland is in the early stages of approving a proposal that would make the president's salary based on whatever the janitor makes. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Half of America has more credit card debt than savings

About half of the country has more credit card debt than savings, according to CBS News. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2014

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