Personal finance

Christmas in July: Sales bells for retailers and restaurants?

The year 2013 does seem to be flying by at top speed, but a “Black Friday”

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The importance of language to job seekers

“Si yo puedo hacer lo, usted puede hacerlo. “ That’s the tagline (“If I can do it, you

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Find a consumer story in the amusement park industry

The shrieks from roller-coaster cars and the splashes of flume rides are as much a part

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40-plus interns: Job retraining for middle-aged workers

Many would-be workers are starting internships this time of year. In pondering some angles for business

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Jobs Market: Check with contract staffing agencies

If you’re casting about for a fresh take on jobs and the employment scene, pull up

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Finding who benefits from rising disability claims

You may already have seen the intriguing NPR report on Social Security disability claims, “Unfit for

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Spring break splurges spark personal finance stories

Spring break is coming up for college students and families, and it’s an opportunity to prepare

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The other student loans: Credit-cards at college

You can bet student borrowing will be in the forefront of economic-woe headlines of 2013, and

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Silver and gold: precious metals, price swings

Silver and gold, silver and gold…It’s quite the refrain this season and not just in the

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‘Tis the season for hunting, fishing business stories

Deer hunting season is under way or about to be in many regions, making this a

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