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Manage Your Life with . . . a Budget?

Here’s a question: What is the single action you can take to have enough money to meet all your current needs? Hint: It’s not winning the lottery—although that could go a long way to meeting your future needs and wants! … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, from USA TODAY

Although the viewpoint of the following stories is skewed a bit negative (are today’s young people really spoiled brats? Hardly!), the basic information conveyed is revealing about the ways traditional banking, and even the educational system, leave millions of people … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Concerned About Student Debt

For the first time in history, total student loan debt has now equaled total credit card debt, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the U.S. Department of Education. Some speculate that total outstanding student loan debt … Continue reading

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Follow-up News on Check the Background Check

The Equal Employment Opportunty Commission has clarified, updated, and reaffirmed the ruling regarding employers automatically denying employment based on arrest and conviction records: Check here for more details.

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Checking the Background Check

Have you applied for a job lately, and had your potential employer do a criminal background check? You are not alone: According to a study by the Society for Human Resource Management, almost three-fourths of hiring companies run background checks … Continue reading

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