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Expecting a Raise Next Year? Here’s How Much You’ll Get — Dollars and Sense

For the past couple years, many American workers have been putting in longer hours to help cover the productivity gap left by the massive layoffs that took place after the recession hit.

Now maybe they’ll be seeing some rewards for all that hard work — a new survey shows a lot of companies will be handing out bigger raises in 2013 than they have in recent years.

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What City Do People Want to Work In More Than Any Other?

It appears as if people looking to relocate for work have Georgia on their mind.

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Show Them the Money! Majority of Women Now Earn Most of the Household Income — Dollars and Sense

That age-old custom of men being the primary breadwinners may now officially be dead — a new study shows the majority of women now bring home most of the bacon.

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Many Americans Will Cut Back on Vacation Spending This Year — Dollars and Sense

While travelers globally say they’ll spend more money on vacations this year than they did in 2011, the story is a bit different in the US — here, many people will actually shell out less.

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More Employers Hunting Through Facebook, Twitter and Other Social Media to Recruit New Hires

If you didn’t know it by now, employers are using social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as an active part of their recruiting process.

In fact, a new survey suggests that even if you are not providing a recruiter with your social media information, most are still looking at them anyway.

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Sorry, College Grads, But Working ‘Till You’re Old and Grey Is the New Fad

Medical advancements and healthier living mean many people have longer lifespans these days. That means lots of those older Americans are retiring later than in generations past. In fact, some analysts are calling 70 the new 70 in terms of retirement.

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California City Will Be the Largest to Ever Declare Bankruptcy

California has certainly had its share of financial woes, and now the city of Stockton, about 80 miles east of San Francisco, is set to become the largest American municipality to declare bankruptcy.

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How Much Money Will a Bad Credit Score Cost You? — Dollars and Sense

Savvy consumers know having a higher credit score means getting a lower interest rate and paying less over the life of a loan — but how much less?

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