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Journalist’s Brief: Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

Where does an exchange rate come from? At its core, an exchange rate is a representation

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Work with a Spreadsheet and Calculator at Hand

Would you sit to write with only a typewriter and plan to send paper drafts to

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Roth IRAs Expected to Get a Big Boost in 2020 

Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement, or the Secure Act, offers tax advantages for small

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How to Plan a Break from Freelance Writing

Whether it’s a few weeks off for holiday travel or a month or more of parental

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Understand the Jargon, Don’t Just Repeat It

Covering any beat in journalism means dealing with jargon, which is more than a collection of

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Will the Secure Act Help Americans Save Enough for Retirement?

Late last year, The U.S. Senate handed Americans an early Christmas gift on December 19 by

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Crash Course Federal Reserve: Part Two

The Federal Reserve System, Part Two Tools and Relevance in Reporting This is part two of

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Covering Business in the Era of Mass Shootings

El Paso. Dayton, Ohio, Virginia Beach. Midland, Texas. Several mass shootings have made headlines this year.

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Different Definitions Can Change What You Think You’re Reporting

Definitions of terms may seem like a dull topic, but few other things have the capacity

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Two story ideas for covering unemployment

The unemployment rate is one of the major indicators of a country’s healthy economy. There is

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