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Five 'Impractical' Majors That Might Make You Rich

There aren't many surprises on the lists of which college majors tend to yield the lowest salaries. But what matters more than your major is what you do with your degree after you graduate. These courses of study may do poorly on average, but the skills they teach could turn you into a big winner.

Mailman delivering drugs?

Talk about a personal delivery! Gloucester, Mass. police say US Postal Service worker Stephen Hale, 30, sold OxyContin while on his mail delivery...

Room at the Top: CEOs Depart as Pay Declines

As compensation for chief executives declines for the second straight year in a row, turnover among U.S. corporate leaders starts to rise. While most CEOs stayed put in 2009, departures grew 10% in the first quarter of this year.

Glass ceiling: Women to blame?

A new study tells women that the difficulties they encounter advancing in the corporate world could be, at least partially, self-inflicted. No, you...

Getting out of jury duty the hard way

Erik Slye really didn't want to miss work earlier this year when he was called to serve on a Montana jury. The 36-year-old man sent a notarized...

How to negotiate for a lot more money

Many folks miss the "golden opportunity" to go for more money when exploring a new position with their employer or interviewing for a new job. They...