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Temp employment continues to grow even in a more stable economy, a trend that's likely to continue over the next several years.Forbes
If you have excellent credit, you can get a card with a $400 intro bonus, up to 6% cash back, or no interest for 18 months.
Pessimism and anxiety can improve performance.The Wall Street Journal
Harvard University accepted a record-low 5.3 percent of hopefuls after attracting 37,307 applicants as it stepped up recruiting with a social-media campaign. The admission rates for the seven other Ivies, which gave students their verdicts Tuesday, ranged from 6.1 percent at Columbia to 14.9…Bloomberg
The “Corinthian 100,” is a growing movement of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, Inc. who say they should not have to pay back their debt.Yahoo Finance
The median income for all Americans was $35,540 in 2013, up slightly from the year before. At a number of U.S. companies, salaries are considerably higher. Based on figures provided by Glassdoor, 24/7 ...24/7 Wall St.
Millions of Americans unable to obtain credit cards, mortgages and auto loans from banks will receive a boost with the launch of a new credit score aimed at consumers regarded as too risky by lenders. The new metric, set to be announced as soon as this week, is being developed by Fair Isaac Corp.,…The Wall Street Journal
It costs twice as much to hire a toxic employee because they make their coworkers significantly more likely to quit.Bloomberg
A Kenyan immigrant came the U.S. for an education, graduated without student loans but still ended up in debt. A lifestyle change helped him get out.Credit.com
Elite cards have higher fraud rates than your everyday credit card.MarketWatch
You have a lot to lose if you default on your student loans, and in some states, that includes state-issued licenses.Credit.com
The quantitative easing policy adopted by the Federal Reserve at the end of 2008 to boost economic growth included a drastic reduction in interest rates.Market Realist20 mins ago
A new report found those who rely on their smartphones the most for Internet access also face the greatest risk of getting cut off from the Internet because of financialSan Jose Mercury News45 mins ago
In his new book “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis,” social scientist and Harvard professor Robert Putnam says while there has been a lot of talk in the media about the growing income gap among adults, there’s been a lot less talk about what that trend is doing to kids.Yahoo Finance
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Taxes are due just about two weeks from today...Business Insider
A new study shows that, on any given day, children are nearly 20 percent less likely to eat fast food than they were seven years prior.Entrepreneur
Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday. "Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. Julian Lennon wrote and sang a song of tribute to his mother that was posted on the site. Cynthia met…AFP
Calculating your 'funded ratio' can help you figure out if your nest egg will last as long as you do.Kiplinger
The Conservatives welcome an "unprecedented" endorsement by 100 business leaders - as Labour pledges to tackle the "epidemic" of zero-hours contracts.BBC News
No April foolin' -- these nifty 'phones can light up in sync with the music that's playing. Plus: two free utilities!CNET
The search giant pulls an about-face and the wireless carrier puts on a dog-and-pony show for April Fools' Day. Also: Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile, Motorola's premium selfie stick and Samsung's smart knife.CNET