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Three smart strategies to report on rising inflation

The nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve, raised its benchmark interest rate at its December 19th meeting for the fifth consecutive quarter in 2018, to a range of 2.25-2.50%. Consumers

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Covering Generation Z in the workforce

Born between about 1995 and 2012 depending on who you ask, Generation Z is now entering the workplace as its oldest cohorts graduate college and pursue full-time employment. Staffing firm

Immigration is now part of your beat

It used to be that immigration was considered fodder for political journalists. Or social issues journalists. Or maybe the reporters and editors who specialize in the topic. These days, it’s

3 key points in understanding BLS job statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), using surveys from the Census Bureau as well as other sources, produces regular reports and news releases (like the monthly jobs report, officially known

Millennials are changing the economy with their money habits

Millennials, whose start in financial life was delayed—and to a substantial degree derailed—by the Great Recession, have been developing surprisingly robust money habits, recent surveys are finding. While the Millennial

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Economic impact of animal rescues

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, roughly 6.5 companion animals enter animal shelters each year. City and local regulations around shelters vary widely, but here’s an interesting

Covering workers in a robust economy

The rise of automation, coupled with the gig-economy, has left many fearing an automated apocalypse with robots displacing human. The truth is, well, we’re not quite there yet. Yes, in

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