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  • You wouldn't believe how much these jobs pay

    We identified a few jobs you can land without a college degree that’ll pay you more than the average American income of around $47,000.

    Yahoo Finance
  • 15 smart questions to ask at the end of every job interview

    It's important to remember that every interview...

    Business Insider
  • The genius of 'Want to grab coffee?'

    In a few weeks, millions of college students will enter the real world with dreams of finding work that's meaningful and challenging—and preferably lucrative enough to live roommate-free in a major city. We told half of the subjects that they would be paid $1 for each correct answer.

    The Atlantic
  • How my husband and I paid off $62,000 in 3 years

    As I packed my bags in preparation for another semester, I overturned a thick stack of paper statements from Sallie Mae, and they spilled across my bedroom floor. Until that point, I had taken out student loans with all the forethought of Scarlett O'Hara — I'll think about that tomorrow.

  • 11 insanely overpaid public employees

    The highest-paid public employee in your state is likely to be a football or basketball coach. While their salaries are often controversial -- Nick Saban, head coach of the University of Alabama’s football ...

    The Fiscal Times
  • Against credit cards

    There is some nuance to the argument for never using a credit card again, but this line, from a New York Times article last fall, is a fair, if reductive, distillation of it: “In certain contexts, people were willing to pay up to twice as much for the same item when paying with a credit card…

    The Atlantic
  • Millennials: Not so cheap, after all

    Several years ago, I wrote a column with Jordan Weissmann, now the senior business and economics correspondent for Slate, about how young people, gutted by the Great Recession, might turn against the culture of suburban homes and cars, the two big-ticket items that have powered the country through…

    The Atlantic
  • $23,660-a-year ‘executives' will see a raise from an Obama rule

    President Barack Obama is preparing to raise the wages of millions of Americans.

  • Small firms' letter praises Tories

    A letter signed by the owners of 5,000 small firms calls for the Conservatives to be "given the chance to finish what they started", as Labour accuses the Tories of "letting down" business.

    BBC News14 mins ago
  • The Right Mix of Mutual Funds for You

    How should you combine index and active funds among your investments? We've got your answer, plus 25 top actively managed funds to pick from.

    Kiplinger21 mins ago
  • How Successful People Overcome Toxic Bosses

    Bad bosses contaminate the workplace. Don't be a bad boss.

    Entrepreneur22 mins ago
  • In a Rut? Change It Up In 6 Simple Steps.

    It's a fine line between staying focused and suffering monotony. Small changes, carefully chosen, can have big results.

    Entrepreneur52 mins ago
  • 5 Steps to Getting a VA Loan

    VA loans aren't the answer for every veteran. But they can make a huge difference, especially for those who might otherwise struggle to land a home loan.
  • We should let Greece go bankrupt: Ifo's Sinn

    Europe needs to allow for bankruptcy within its borders, the president of the influential Ifo Institute for Economic Research told CNBC.

  • 6 Credit Cards for World Travelers

    If you are a world traveler, you'll want a card that, at the very least, has no foreign transaction fees. Here are some travel credit cards to consider.
  • 5 Expensive College Financial Aid Gotchas

    College financial aid letters don't always make it easy to compare offers or to understand how much you'll be paying. Here's what you need to know.
  • VIDEO: 'Super-jumbo' A380 marks 10 years

    The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary

    BBC News