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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.

  • For desperate migrants, shipwrecks a risk worth taking

    Syrian refugee Fares al-Bashawat knows his two daughters may drown trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. His wife and two other daughters already reached Italy by boat, days after a shipwreck killed hundreds of other migrants. Bashawat, who says he was shot and tortured in Syria before the…

    AFP58 mins ago
  • Music boss tops Britain's rich list

    Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, taking top spot from the Hinduja brothers, according to the Sunday Times.

    BBC News
  • How much savings to open a business?

    A key question to ask: Are you buying a business or starting one from scratch?

  • Ways high schoolers can start managing their money

    Financial habits — good or bad — are established early.

  • 16.9 million watch Bruce Jenner tell Diane Sawyer, 'I'm a woman'

    Diane Sawyer’s conversation with Olympic gold-medal winner Bruce Jenner, who has now publicly come out as a transgender woman, was watched by about 16.9 million viewers on Friday night.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Save On Groceries Without Sacrificing Health

    Savings begin and end at home. From planning to purchasing to preserving, every interaction you have with produce can increase the longevity of groceries and decrease the bottom line at the cashier. Thankfully, ...

  • US Olympic hero Bruce Jenner hailed for coming out as transgender

    US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner won praise Saturday from celebrities and activists for revealing he is transitioning from male to female, ending long-running speculation he identifies as a woman. "I've always been confused about my gender identity since I was this big," he…

  • Image aside, minivans are hard to beat as family haulers

    But they aren't perfect, with some crossovers and SUVs presenting strong alternatives

  • U.S. doesn't own American Dream anymore

    The American Dream is now easier to attain for people who live outside of America than those who live in it.