For much of the past century, the era of Big Work was the foundation of our economy. That was then.
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Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »
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A surge in lending to unsophisticated borrowers with poor credit, many of whom cannot afford them. Read more »
Although I haven’t conducted a scientific study, I suspect that most people of modest means who are successful in managing their personal finances understand the importance of being patient. Read more »
Ready or not, Labor Day is a few weeks away, which means so is another school year. Read more »
One in 25 New Yorkers are millionaires making the total around 389,100 people. Read more »
No one is getting out of this thing alive. You need a will, a full estate plan with specific instructions on what to do with all your stuff after you die. Read more »
Throughout my career, I've had a love/hate relationship with one unavoidable part of the average office worker's life: meetings. A new survey shows I'm not alone, but it also provides tips for... Read more »
Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer. Read more »
Just because it isn’t income tax filing season doesn’t mean that scammers posing as IRS agents take time off. Read more »
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 »
Having a home-based business has its perks and its challenges. Finding the proper balance between family demands and demanding clients can be tricky. Read more »
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A woman who rented her condo is stuck in a nightmare with a squatter who was supposed to stay for only 44 days refuses to leave her home. Read more »
Money magazine created a unique college ranking system to rival US News and World Report's traditional list. Read more »
When it comes to choosing a career path, at some point, there are two questions to consider: Is it my passion? And will I make a good living? Read more »
When it comes to financial decisions, do you feel like the boss or like it’s your first day on the job? Read more »
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Researchers of the online dating phenomenon have found that a disciplined consumer strategy, rather than casual browsing, can result in more success and satisfaction. Read more »
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For much of the past century, the era of Big Work — the 40-hour workweek and its employer-provided benefits — were the foundation of our economy. That was then. Now, independent work is... Read more »
Like car alarms that go off at 3 a.m. or those echoing drips in the bathroom sink, financial worries are costing many Americans sleep, according to a recent poll by the National Foundation for... Read more »
Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »
America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »
Worried about losing your day job to some soulless machine? Well, you're not alone. Some economists are even projecting that 47 percent of "job categories" will become susceptible to... Read more »
Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »
All office workers deal with co-workers' bad manners at some point. But a new survey says good workplace etiquette could improve opportunities for advancement. Read more »
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »
A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »
In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »
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Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »
Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your... Read more »
U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Read more »
The problem is I really do have a heart for animals. I love them. But as a landlord who’s running a business, it just doesn’t make sense. Read more »
Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »
The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?
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