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Job market should improve -- in 2014

Simple question: Can you hold out until 2014 when, according to a newly released Rutgers University report, the job market in the U.S. will likely be...

Love Will Be on a Budget This Valentine's Day

Even Cupid is frugal these days. With mildly optimistic retail forecasts for 2010, experts expect lovers will hold their wallets tight while shopping for Valentine's Day gifts. For the full year, retail sales are expected to rise only a modest 2.5%.

From unemployment to bowling champ

One great thing about bowling, at least to the casual fan, is that even if you only bowl a 100-game, hitting a few strikes can leave you believing...

All signs point to a jobless recovery

The job situation just refuses to right itself. New jobless claims didn't fall as much as expected last week, and the number of people receiving...

As unemployment rises, we nap more

Among the results of a Pew Research Center survey on napping, released Wednesday, is this illuminating factoid: the unemployed are more likely to nap...

Your Job Will Come: Funemployment

While it helps to have severance, a working spouse, parents who will give you cash, or money set aside for such emergencies, "funemployment" is a...

Bad credit could cost you a job

Some people are being turned down for jobs because they have bad credit. Nearly half of all employers check credit reports to screen folks during the...