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Human connections give job seekers leg up past LinkedIn

Human connections give job seekers leg up past LinkedInJob candidates still need to have the basic qualifications for the positions they’re seeking
  • Life
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Personal Finance

Social Security: Expect changes in the new year
SSI benefits will see a slight increase in 2017

Social Security: Expect changes in the new yearSSI benefits will see a slight increase in 2017
  • Personal Finance
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Personal Finance

How to double your paycheck in 2017
If you want to make more money in 2017, try these tips to get a raise, increase your benefits or find a better position

How to double your paycheck in 2017If you want to make more money in 2017, try these tips to get a raise, increase your benefits or find a better position
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Personal Finance

Start year on a firmer financial footing
Social Security website is conduit to file for benefits and planning for retirement

Start year on a firmer financial footingSocial Security website is conduit to file for benefits and planning for retirement
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Brian J. O'Connor

Piggy Bank Awards 2016: White House Edition

Piggy Bank Awards 2016: White House EditionPresented for dubious achievements in the field of consumer financial services
  • Brian J. O'Connor
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Unused vacation days pile up across nation

Unused vacation days pile up across nationBanking days to be used the following year is the most popular reason, but also reflects worries in the workplace
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Don’t miss deadline to dip into retirement accounts

Don’t miss deadline to dip into retirement accountsNot making withdrawals from tax-deferred plans required by age 701/2 risks 50% penalty
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Holidays offer time to reset career path
Next few weeks are an ideal time to get in front of a dormant customer, or someone who can advance your position

Holidays offer time to reset career pathNext few weeks are an ideal time to get in front of a dormant customer, or someone who can advance your position
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Abused staffer must plan exit
Isolated two-person office leaves sexually harassed employee few options beyond leaving

Abused staffer must plan exitIsolated two-person office leaves sexually harassed employee few options beyond leaving
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Zero percent interest deals can be a trap

Zero percent interest deals can be a trap Credit cards with deferred interest generally carry very high interest rates
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Wishful gadget gifts for workers

Wishful gadget gifts for workersGift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for working person in your life.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Lenders offer car loan deals around holidays

Lenders offer car loan deals around holidaysAuto dealers need to get rid of the current year’s car models during the holidays.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Enjoy the holidays without going broke

Enjoy the holidays without going brokeConsider ways to dramatically reduce gift-related costs, like drawing names instead of buying for everyone
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Guide for gift giving beyond family and friends

Guide for gift giving beyond family and friendsHoliday rite has gray areas when it comes to casual or professional relationships
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Some think gift cards are cop-outs
A big chunk of what’s sunk on gift cards, about $1 billion per year, according to a market research, remains unspent

Some think gift cards are cop-outsA big chunk of what’s sunk on gift cards, about $1 billion per year, according to a market research, remains unspent
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Passive investing is no fad, financial experts say
Stock funds that match market indexes are popular for a good reason

Passive investing is no fad, financial experts sayStock funds that match market indexes are popular for a good reason
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Survey shows what kids look forward to in vacations

Survey shows what kids look forward to in vacationsTips for fun family vacation that won’t hurt your wallet
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Get on the same page as your boss

Get on the same page as your bossAll it takes is structure and communication, which are necessary in any relationship, expert says
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Give HR heads-up on volatile manager
Alienating customers and driving away employees is created serious problems for the business

Give HR heads-up on volatile managerAlienating customers and driving away employees is created serious problems for the business
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Trump win a gut check for working women

Trump win a gut check for working womenFor some, Clinton’s electoral college loss to Trump served as a wake-up call that they haven’t come as far as thought
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Brian J. O'Connor

O’Connor: Don’t let underwater car loan sink budget

O’Connor: Don’t let underwater car loan sink budgetHow to keep your finances from ending up as roadkill
  • Brian J. O'Connor
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Adult kids’ parental gravy train can wreck finances

Adult kids’ parental gravy train can wreck financesFor those who feel they can’t ‘just say no,’ averting this destructive path is possible when limits are set and enforced
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Scam targeting job-hunters won’t go away
Legitimate career counselors charge for specific services such as resume-writing assistance or practice interviews

Scam targeting job-hunters won’t go awayLegitimate career counselors charge for specific services such as resume-writing assistance or practice interviews
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

FBI warns consumers of holiday scams

FBI warns consumers of holiday scamsAn electronic-payments company said that global retailers can expect a 12 percent rise in incidents of online fraud
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

‘Nonconfrontational’ boss ignores personnel issue
Co-worker’s conduct is creating obvious business problems, giving opening to legitimately request that manager intervene

‘Nonconfrontational’ boss ignores personnel issueCo-worker’s conduct is creating obvious business problems, giving opening to legitimately request that manager intervene
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business

Future is dim for consumer agency

Future is dim for consumer agencyGOP-led Congress, Trump may upend watchdog, financial industry reforms
  • Business
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Business

A plea not to send watchdog to slaughter

A plea not to send watchdog to slaughterIn the interests of average people, president-elect should defend or boost the consumer protection bureau, Weston writes
  • Business
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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