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5 Quick Facts So You Finally Know What a 401(k) Is

We all kind of know what a 401(k) is. It’s retirement money. But beyond that, what actually isa 401(k)? These aren’t the things we discuss with our parents around the dinner table before we’re thrust out into the working world.

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Will Shock At The Pump Force You To Cut Other Expenses?

Many of us have made changes in what and how we spend to accommodate the beating we're taking at the pump.

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5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs

As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely productive employee that is you. But the phone didn’t start ringing.

That’s not because networking online for a job doesn’t work, it’s because you have to find all the places where you can make the Internet work for you.

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What Are the Most and Least Common Jobs in the US?

We all know how tough finding a job can be. But finding certain ones may be a whole heck of a lot easier than others.

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Economy Added 157,000 Jobs in January

The Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate inched upward by a tenth of a point, to 7.9 percent.

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Surprise! Cheapest ‘Obamacare’ Policy To Cost Family of Five $20,000

Don't look now, but here comes a $20,000 shock to your wallet!

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5 Industries That Won’t Be Hiring Much in 2013

Finding a new job or changing industriesis a natural desire, especially after the start of a new year. But don’t leap too quickly. Before you start imagining your amazing new job in the dream career you never had, you should research the hiring climate in your industry of choice. You don’t want to put a lot of money and effort into education, training and searching for a new job only to find out you’re battling 40 other candidates at every interview. Here are five of the industries you might not want to find yourself hoping for a job in this year:

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Hate Your Job? Check Out Our List of the Best and Worst Jobs Ever

If you’re like this kid, you spring out of bed each morning and greet the day, anticipating a great day at work where you don’t even mind working overtime, because you love what you do. If you're like most of us though, you dread your job, can't stand your boss, and spend most of your time at the copy machine wishing you were sitting on it and making copies of your butt to distribute to your terrible coworkers as Valentines. Take comfort: your life could be much, much worse; you could be jerking off animals for a living.

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