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10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them who have actually been doing well.

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Freelancers and millennials help usher in the age of the independent worker

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 »

Aug. 30, 2014

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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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 »

Aug. 29, 2014

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10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

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Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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10 jobs you can get right now

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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 »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Ask the Mompreneur: 5 ways to botch a business lunch

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 »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

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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 »

Aug. 27, 2014

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11 family friendly cars

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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 »

Aug. 27, 2014

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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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