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Going Back To School On Your Company's Dime?Corporate Tuition Assistance Programs Are Growing In Popularity. How To Capitalize On The Trend And Find The Right Program For You.
Many firms find it pays to invest in re-educating their employee ... Click to read more

Why It's Wise To Hire Veterans With Disabilities
Many businesses recognize the importance of hiring veterans with disabilities. ... Click to read more

Happiness And How Couples Spend
Talking to your spouse about holiday spending plans can be good for your relationship and happiness. ... Click to read more

Take Steps To Improve Your Retirement Confidence
How boomers can fix things that have gone awry with their retirement plans. ... Click to read more

Five Tips For Safety
Keep your important shipments safe. ... Click to read more

The Risks And Rewards Of Multilevel Marketing
Things to consider before taking up network marketing. ... Click to read more

How To Give The Most Requested Gift This Holiday Season
Make gift giving easier. ... Click to read more

Seasonal Work Can Bring The Gift Of A Great Career
A good job may be yours for the holidays?and beyond. ... Click to read more

Postal Service Tips For A Less-Stressed Holiday
Tips to help postal customers have a happier holiday. ... Click to read more

Making Sense Of Cryptocurrencies
What does cryptocurrency mean and should you buy in? ... Click to read more

Six Steps To Help Students Get Into, And Pay For, College
Getting into college can seem complicated, even overwhelming?but help is available. ... Click to read more

Study Shows School Vouchers Actually Save Money
There could be good news for taxpayers?especially those who are also parents of school-age kids. ... Click to read more

A New Kind Of Higher Education
A new academic experience helps students customize their education while guaranteeing they'll graduate with credentials in both professional and life interests. ... Click to read more

Establishing A Competitive Edge: SMB Spending Trends That Create A Competitive Advantage
To maintain a competitive edge, SMBs must prioritize investments in software technology. ... Click to read more

Four Tips For Protecting Your Family's Financial Future
You can increase your peace of mind as you plan for retirement. ... Click to read more

Four Tips For Better Managing Your Retirement Budget
With proper planning, you may have more cash in your golden years. ... Click to read more

Twice A Victim: Finding A Path Forward After An Accident
Because there are often long delays in collecting payments for legitimate insurance claims, injured parties can become "twice victims." ... Click to read more

Parents Say They're 'Yoda' About Finances
Many parents don't follow Yoda's famous saying "Do. Or do not. There is no try" when it comes to buying life insurance. ... Click to read more

Five Tips To Help You Ace Personal Finance 101
Tips to help students navigate college and maintain a strong financial foundation. ... Click to read more

Survey Finds That Employers, Employees Disagree On The Importance Of Professional Soft Skills
Professional soft skills are among the most necessary for employees to possess. ... Click to read more

After An Accident: Dealing With The 'What Now?'
There's a faster way to get the cash for living expenses and medical care while you're waiting for insurance to pay you after an accident. ... Click to read more

Location, Location, Location: New Survey Reveals Top Neighborhood Priorities
Characteristics that comprise the ideal neighborhood vibe. ... Click to read more

Now's The Time To Get Set For Applying To College
Vacation time is a good time for seniors and their parents to get a head start on the college application process. ... Click to read more

Loan Officer Reveals Secret To A Good Night's Sleep
A conventional mortgage with private mortgage insurance could be the fastest and least expensive route to a new home. ... Click to read more

Where Does School Money Go? Not To Teachers, Study Shows
For decades, teacher salaries have not kept up with inflation. ... Click to read more

A Great Way To Tap Into A Hot Job Sector
Careers that make a difference. ... Click to read more

A Great American Workforce
One organization provides employment opportunities to people who are blind, right here in the United States. ... Click to read more

An American Classic At Work
Chances are you've had your hands on an American classic. ... Click to read more

Become Credit Savvy And Help Better Protect Your Identity
There are resources available to help you learn about credit and put you in the driver's seat. ... Click to read more

Stop What You're Doing And Download These Free Money-Saving Tools ASAP
Saving while shopping can be more likely--and more fun--with the aid of three handy apps. ... Click to read more

Five Questions To Ask When Meeting With A Financial Advisor About Retirement Planning
A financial professional with experience in retirement planning strategies can be an extremely valuable resource. ... Click to read more

Success Stories Prove That No One Gets A Diploma Alone
On average, individuals with a high school degree can expect to earn 30 percent more than those without one. ... Click to read more

Five Ways To Fight Back Against Identity Fraud
You can protect yourself from identity theft. Here are five tips on how. ... Click to read more

Medical Debt Guide: How To Deal With High Medical Bills
There are various options available when it comes to choosing coverage and paying for medical care costs. ... Click to read more

Five Tips To Help Build Good Credit
You can build credit and rebuild credit after financial missteps. ... Click to read more

Should You Stay In Your Home Or Move During Retirement?
A retiree's home is often the anchor to his or her golden years. ... Click to read more

Locking Or Freezing Your Credit Report Is One Important Step You Can Take To Help Better Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
A "security freeze" or a "credit report lock" can help you restrict certain access to your credit information. ... Click to read more

Following High-Profile Credit Breaches, Credit Freezes Emerge As Most Effective Safeguard
Through the simple process of freezing your credit, you can be confident your personal information is secure. ... Click to read more

This Second Career Keeps You Rolling!
Owning an electric bike store is an increasingly popular second or third career. ... Click to read more

How Women Can Become Better Negotiators To Navigate The Workplace
Good negotiating skills are learned over time and, when done well, can provide many benefits. ... Click to read more

How To See Actual Government Documents
Government documents are much easier to see than most people realize. ... Click to read more

Uncle Sam Wants You To Save For Retirement
A little-known tax credit could make saving for retirement more affordable. ... Click to read more

New Equifax Lock Service: Your Questions Answered
When it comes to restricting certain access to their Equifax credit reports, consumers have a new option with the Equifax Lock & Alert. ... Click to read more

Happier As A Homeowner
Homeownership generates higher levels of happiness, especially among millennials. ... Click to read more

When It Comes To Investing, Are You A Bull Or A Bear? Or Are You More Of A Narwhal, Or A Mason Bee?
Once you understand your real investing style, you can look for an approach that will actually work for your personality. ... Click to read more

Get The Fair, Accurate And Substantiated Credit Report You Deserve
A good credit score is important, but many credit reports have harmful errors. ... Click to read more

Three Steps Toward A Better Retirement In 2018
You can make your retirement years more fulfilling. ... Click to read more

Know The Basics About Virtual Currencies
Investors should understand the risks that go with virtual currencies before adding them to their portfolios. ... Click to read more

Is A Self-Paced, Competency-Based Education Right For You? Here Are The Six Questions You Should Ask Yourself.
Competency-Based Education may be for you. ... Click to read more

Five Tips To Save Time And Money This Tax Season
Taxes are inevitable but there are many smart ways to save time and money throughout the process. ... Click to read more

Get Help Tapping Talent
Employers looking for qualified and highly skilled workers may be missing out on an untapped talent pool—people with disabilities. ... Click to read more

Tips To Help You Buy A Home Despite Student Debt
Good news for young people hoping to buy their first home. ... Click to read more

Finding Help With Expensive Medications
If you or someone you love has a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers offer you a gift of hope. ... Click to read more

You Can Get On Track For Retirement
You have the skills it takes to save for retirement. ... Click to read more

Three Simple Ways To Keep Your Information Safer
Easy steps to make it harder for fraudsters to use your personal data. ... Click to read more

PSAT/NMSQT Gives Students Learning Tools And Opportunities
One test can show students their best road to higher education. ... Click to read more

How Can I Protect Myself From Identity Theft?
While there are many advantages of living in a connected world, the rise of cybercrime poses risks to our personal information. ... Click to read more

Here's Something Your Life Insurance Company May Be Hiding From You
Older Americans may have a financial resource they don't know they have. ... Click to read more

How Young Men Can Improve Their Futures
The road to a good education and career can begin with a single, simple step. ... Click to read more

Between The Farm And Your Table: The Finance Behind Thanksgiving Dinner
Learn about the futures markets in a fun way. ... Click to read more

Older People Improve Life For Others And Themselves
Many older Americans have discovered sharing their accumulated wisdom with others who need help can be a big win all around. ... Click to read more

How To Protect Your Data
Protect your data with seven simple steps. ... Click to read more

Top Tips For Retirement Planning In Your 40s, 50s and 60s
For some, retirement may still be down the road, but planning for your future should happen at every age. ... Click to read more

How To Be Prepared In Case The Housewarming Party Isn't The Only Surprise In Your New Home
No matter how thorough your home inspection, the odds are your new house will reveal a surprise shortly after you move in. ... Click to read more

Beware Of Stock Fraud In The Wake Of Natural
Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of natural disasters—but you don't have to be a victim. ... Click to read more

Understanding Education And Military Families
Keeping up America's military strength can begin in classrooms around the country. ... Click to read more

It's Time To Get Smart About College Savings
An essential tool for college savings can be a 529 college savings plan: a tax-advantaged program designed to encourage saving for college. ... Click to read more

Common Small Business Health Insurance Misconceptions
While health care can be mystifying, small businesses need not fall prey to misinformation and myths. ... Click to read more

What Parents Want
A new survey finds parents in a robust school choice state are more satisfied with their kids' education. ... Click to read more

What You Need To Know About Applying To College
College application season doesn't have to be stressful. Some things students should know can help. ... Click to read more

The Click That Gives You Control Over Online Ads
Clicking on a blue triangle in online ads can give you information and choices about the types of ads you see. ... Click to read more

Interpol's Most Wanted: Bulgarian Bernie Madoff Tries To Buy His Freedom
Tzvetan Vassilev's scheme was as simple as it was daring: buy a bank and, over the course of several years, systematically drain its assets. ... Click to read more

Three Easy Ways To Improve Your Life
Helpful hints to ease and enhance your life. ... Click to read more

Good Options For Funding Your Long-Term Care
Viable options for privately funding long-term care costs. ... Click to read more

It's A Myth That Only New-Car Dealers Can Service Vehicles Under Warranty
By law, independent repair shops as well as auto dealers can provide services to maintain your new-car warranty. ... Click to read more

Medicare Open Enrollment Means More To Boomers Than Ever
Identify health care savings opportunities. ... Click to read more

Helping Kids Succeed
The next time you see kids going to their high school graduation, you're looking at money in the bank for all Americans. ... Click to read more

Five Steps Toward Successful Job Hunting
Job hunters can have useful connections and great ideas at their fingertips. ... Click to read more

What To Expect When You're Expecting...A Teenager
Here's good news for parents and people who'd like to be parents: You don't have to be perfect. ... Click to read more

Five Reasons To Pursue A Professional Doctorate
Over the past two decades, getting a doctorate degree has become increasingly important for people who are not researchers or college professors. ... Click to read more

The Simpler, More Affordable Way To Invest
New technologies can help you grow your savings efficiently. ... Click to read more

Three Reasons Not To File A Claim For That Fender Bender
Conditions and situations when you may not care to call the insurance company. ... Click to read more

Five Everyday Reasons You Need To Know Math
Math plays an instrumental role in making good financial decisions. ... Click to read more

Don't Leave Your Family With An Unwanted Inheritance
Facts and figures America's 75 million baby boomers should know. ... Click to read more

Don't Forget An Important Part Of The School Year
Amid all the excitement of the school year there's something very important young men should remember. ... Click to read more

Picking A Great Place To Work
Good news out of Washington, D.C. for people wanting a great job. ... Click to read more

How American Farmers Feed The World
Robotic and automotive advances help American farmers. ... Click to read more

A Guide For Health Care And Insurance Usage: Four Factors That Inform Americans' Health Care Decisions
Access to quality health care and reliable insurance coverage is in a constant state of change. ... Click to read more

Ten Years After The Financial Crisis, Boomers Struggle To Define Retirement
Restore your confidence that a personally satisfying retirement is possible. ... Click to read more

What To Do If You See A Suspicious Credit Card Transaction
Four ways to fight credit card fraud. ... Click to read more

Dos And Don'ts To Help You Keep On Truckin'
Save time and money and treat yourself to an adventure. ... Click to read more

Plan For Your Retirement
Help ensure you have a financially secure retirement by heeding five hints. ... Click to read more

It's Not Just Personal, It's Business
Good guidelines can help companies save money. ... Click to read more

Will You Have Enough Green For Your Golden Years?
If you or someone you care about is at or near retirement, you may be glad to know of a helpful new book. ... Click to read more

Three Important Things To Know
Insider tips for homebuyers. ... Click to read more

Money Matters
When it comes to finance, many people working toward financial freedom often make only small strides—but a fresh mind-set can help. ... Click to read more

Dieting For Dollars
Thanks to "weight loss wagering" with HealthyWage, for many people, looking slimmer means a fatter wallet. ... Click to read more

Finding Resources For Older Adults
Older people can get help and advice on a number of topics. ... Click to read more

The Reality Of Recycled Paper
Research shows using wood-based products like office paper actually helps keep American forests healthy. ... Click to read more

How To Help Your Young Man Succeed
Kids earn higher grades, are more motivated and less likely to drop out when their families are involved in their education. ... Click to read more

How To Buy A House When You're Only 23
A low-down-payment mortgage leads to homeownership for a 23-year-old college grad. ... Click to read more



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