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  • 8 work perks that can turn a bad job into a good one

      

    Unless you're self employed, you likely have a few work perks that sweeten your compensation package. For most people it's medical and dental insurance, a retirement plan and maybe a deal...

  • Wages are on the uptick for low-income earners

      

    Can you support a family on $7.25 an hour — the federal minimum wage? Probably not, but there's good news for workers in the lowest quarter of the economic ladder: Their wages are...

  • The best jobs for entry-level workers

      

    With back-to-school season now in full swing, the last thing on students’ minds is finding a job. But with more college graduates being saddled with student loan debt, landing a...

  • 5 states where $100 will go the furthest

      

    In a time when we're all trying to find our economic foothold in a post-recession America, many people are assessing where they want to live and where they can make their money go the...

  • 3 reasons why getting paid once a month instead of twice a month works for me

      

    I recently changed jobs and for the first time ever was faced with the prospect of getting paid once a month rather than bimonthly. At first I was nervous. What if I ran out of money by, say,...

  • Make money in your spare time with these apps and websites

      

    Here are some apps and websites that can help you earn extra money on top of your full time job.

  • Are you cut out for telecommuting? Get advice and job search tips

      

    Telecommuting is on the rise, and can save you big. See if you’re cut out for it, and if so, here’s a way to find work.

  • 10 high-risk jobs that will make life insurance more expensive

      

    If you work in a high-risk occupation, you know that your quotes for life insurance can be exorbitant. But there are ways to lower your costs for life insurance... Read more: The top life...

  • 8 things to do before buying disability insurance

      

    Throughout your working lifetime, you are three times more likely to become disabled than you are to die before age 65. Makes a convincing case for having disability insurance, right? Why then is...

  • Help wanted: Freelance bacon critic! Work from home!

      

    Got a hankering for something crunchy, meaty and salty? Maybe your love of bacon could land you a sweet job! Read more: There is now a dating app just for bacon lovers Yes, this is actually...

  • How robots will impact our jobs

      

    The robot revolution in the workplace is coming! Should we fear or embrace it?

  • Top 15 companies to work for in 2016

      

    Looking for the best places to work? There's a new list out from Fortune magazine: Read more: New overtime law: How it could affect you and your paycheck Best companies to work for right...

  • Top 10 best and worst cities to start your career

      

    When it comes to starting your career, you want to live in a place where there are a lot of job opportunities and where your money will stretch the furthest. WalletHub has crunched the numbers...

  • Top 15 good-paying side jobs for millennials

      

    When you're fresh out of school and haven't quite landed your first big job yet, picking up some work on the side can be a real boon to your wallet. Inspired by this Business Insider...

  • Top 25 highest paying companies in America

      

    Glassdoor has just released their list of the 25 highest-paying companies in America for 2016. For those not familiar with the site, it offers free salary data for a variety of companies...