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Retirement Savings: Managing Your 401(k) After a Layoff

In part one of this three-part series on retirement savings, we reviewed how to best manage a 401(k). But as today's companies continue to combat the tough economy by downsizing, part two explores what to do with your employer-offered retirement plan if you lose your job.

Cars 2's John Lasseter: Getting Fired Drove Him Forward

What can a man like Pixar genius John Lasseter, whose movies have made billions, teach us regular folks about the troubles of workaday life? Turns out, Lasseter has shared one rite of passage that too many of us have been through recently: He was fired -- from his dream job.

Can Social Media Be Used to Incite Corporate Revolutions?

Social media played a key role in the successful revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, and more dictatorial regimes are facing protesters who use the Internet as a weapon. But could the power of social networking create similar revolutionary changes in the corporate world?

'Too Sexy' Banker Coverage Misses the Point

DailyFinance's legal correspondent Abigail Field has avoided weighing in on the Debrahlee Lorenzana case -- until now. But its time to look at the facts: Whether the Citigroup banker was "too sexy" isn't the point. The question is, did Citigroup create a hostile, discriminatory workplace?

5 things to do when you get fired

Despite the success of the Cash for Clunkers program and other government incentives to boost consumer spending, are you optimistic about the state...