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Surprising Job That Gets Many Americans Into the Millionaire Club

So you want to be a millionaire and you're wondering what it takes? Finding the right career is a good place to start -- think doctor, manager or business owner. But people in at least one field hold a greater chance of living in a millionaire household than you'd ever guess.

Strike! Eleven of the Best Union Movies Ever

Regardless of your political leanings, the struggle for fair wages and collective bargaining is fraught with drama, and Hollywood's union movies have inspired some amazing performances. With the public workers standoff in the news now, here are a few of Tinseltown's best offerings.

State Worker Retirements Are Soaring Across the Country

As wages and benefits shrink, state workers are retiring in droves. On top of all the layoffs, these retirements amount to a huge brain drain of government employees, and the problem is likely to get worse given the yawning budget gaps of states from coast to coast.

The Impact of Better Teachers: $100 Trillion More in U.S. GDP

A new study says top-performing teachers turn out students who learn more than the students who had the worst teachers. And that extra learning has a huge impact on earnings -- and the nation's economy. Still, some educational experts say the study raises more questions than it answers.

Bill Gates: Time to Rethink Compensation for U.S. Teachers

Bill Gates delivered a speech Friday criticizing school pay structures, urging the 50 state superintendents of education to end teacher pay increases based on seniority and education level, and restructure the nation's public education budgets based on excellence.

Borders coupons for teachers: 25% off

Starting today through Sunday, Oct 10, 2010, this Borders coupon gives teachers and educators 25% off most purchases, with some exclusions. The...

Guide to teacher discounts

Back to school discounts are winding down, but many retailers offer year-round savings to educators. They work a lot like senior discounts: most...