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Could Your Shaky Personal Finances Get You Fired?

Money troubles are hard to contain. If your finances are in shambles, the problems can quickly spread, and you probably won't be able to hide them from your boss. Therein lies the trouble: How you handle your money sends a signal to your employers about how you'd handle theirs.

How to Trade Retirement for More Time Off

Houston tax attorney David Shoemaker doesn't want to wait around for retirement. Instead, he has opted for a job that gives him three months off each year so he can enjoy life now. Here's how he traded his future retirement for quality of life today.

Help Barbie land her next job

Barbie is looking for a new job, and she's exploring several options: surgeon, architect, computer engineer, news anchor, and environmentalist.

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Switching Careers: Being your own boss

The job picture has not brightened much since fall 2008, when Wall Street's troubles hit Main Street. But there's been one unexpected silver lining:...