Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide
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Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide

Don't be surprised by an unexpected state tax bill on your unemployment benefits. Know where unemployment compensation is taxable and where it isn't.
May 23, 2022
8 Risky Jobs That Pay Big Bucks
career planning

8 Risky Jobs That Pay Big Bucks

From professional athletes to police officers, some jobs carry more risks than others. If you don’t mind possible injury or even the possibility of de…
May 17, 2022
The Cure for the Great Resignation: Hire Older Workers
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The Cure for the Great Resignation: Hire Older Workers

A Yale psychology professor smashes myths on aging and the worth of older workers in her fascinating and uplifting new book, “Breaking the Age Code.”
May 9, 2022
More to Get Student Loan Forgiveness
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More to Get Student Loan Forgiveness

On the heels of another extension of the repayment moratorium, the Biden administration takes another step to expand debt relief.
April 20, 2022
2021 Tax Returns: What's New on the 1040 Form This Year
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2021 Tax Returns: What's New on the 1040 Form This Year

If you're a last-minute filer, familiarize yourself with potential changes for your 2021 tax return before tackling your 1040.
April 14, 2022

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How to Split $250,000 in Student Loans in a Divorce
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How to Split $250,000 in Student Loans in a Divorce

Before you just sell the house and write a check to pay off your Parent PLUS loans, look at all your options. One could potentially save you a couple …
April 7, 2022
I Changed Careers, and So Can You
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I Changed Careers, and So Can You

Making the leap from psychologist to financial planner was challenging but worth it. If you want to make a jump yourself, learn from my experience wit…
March 11, 2022
Uncoupling, Kids and Paying for College
Divorce

Uncoupling, Kids and Paying for College

Don’t let your divorce derail your child’s higher education. Follow these suggestions to negotiate a fair plan for you and your ex to work together to…
March 9, 2022
40 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in 2022
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40 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in 2022

We flag a wide variety of cool side hustles to earn bonus bucks for expenses both expected and unexpected as we begin to emerge from the pandemic.
March 2, 2022
How to Keep Your Employees from Jumping Ship During the Great Resignation
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How to Keep Your Employees from Jumping Ship During the Great Resignation

A Harvard career adviser has some advice for companies: Don’t blame your workers for leaving. Fix the mistakes you’re making! Here are five big blunde…
March 2, 2022
What Executives Can Learn from Odell Beckham Jr.’s Bitcoin Decision
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What Executives Can Learn from Odell Beckham Jr.’s Bitcoin Decision

The star wide receiver took his salary from the Los Angeles Rams in bitcoin. Then bitcoin plummeted. So, when executives weigh their own compensation …
February 10, 2022
Home Office Deduction: Can You Claim This Tax Break If You Worked from Home Last Year?
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Home Office Deduction: Can You Claim This Tax Break If You Worked from Home Last Year?

If you worked from home last year, whether you can claim the home office deduction on your tax return may depend on your employment status.
January 29, 2022
Make the Most of the New Workplace
Employee Benefits

Make the Most of the New Workplace

In the wake of the pandemic, employers are willing to be more flexible and inclusive.
January 26, 2022
Alpine Skier Takes a Third Run at the Winter Olympics
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Alpine Skier Takes a Third Run at the Winter Olympics

This downhill racer has been on the U.S. ski team since he was 19.
January 26, 2022
7 Financial Planning Strategies for Your Own ‘Great Resignation’
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7 Financial Planning Strategies for Your Own ‘Great Resignation’

Anyone itching for a career change is in good company right now, but they need to think a few things through before taking the leap.
January 26, 2022
Changing Jobs? Keep Your Finances in Check with This Checklist
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Changing Jobs? Keep Your Finances in Check with This Checklist

Career moves have been plentiful the past year. If a change could be in the cards for you, you need to be ready with the answers to several questions.…
January 23, 2022
Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace: Can You Be Fired?
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Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace: Can You Be Fired?

If your boss told you to cover your tattoos, remove your piercings or find another job, what would you do? What are employers’ and employees’ legal ri…
January 21, 2022
Could You Lose Your Job if You Get COVID-19?
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Could You Lose Your Job if You Get COVID-19?

With omicron surging, many are losing the ability to work. Can they get fired? Will they get paid time off? It depends.
January 12, 2022
Now Hear This: Workplace Noise Isn’t Just Annoying, It’s Downright Dangerous
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Now Hear This: Workplace Noise Isn’t Just Annoying, It’s Downright Dangerous

From buzzy fluorescent lights to co-worker chatter and pinging texts, the noise in a typical office adds up. And it can damage your productivity … and…
January 2, 2022
How to Ask for a Pay Raise in 5 Easy Steps
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How to Ask for a Pay Raise in 5 Easy Steps

When it comes to asking your boss for more money, all you need is good timing and the right preparation.
December 29, 2021
Biden Extends Suspension of Student Loan Payments
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Biden Extends Suspension of Student Loan Payments

The president gave borrowers another 90 days until May 1 before they have to start paying back their student loans.
December 22, 2021
Strategies for Working Remotely
Business Travel

Strategies for Working Remotely

Globe-trotters should keep in mind that every country has different rules when it comes to working within their borders.
December 22, 2021
A Life on the Road
Business Travel

A Life on the Road

After working remotely for her corporate job, she quit to make a living pursuing her passions.
December 20, 2021
8 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Promoted at Work
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8 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Promoted at Work

Has your career stalled? See if you’re making any of these all-too-common mistakes.
December 18, 2021
Welcome to the Post-Pandemic Workplace
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Welcome to the Post-Pandemic Workplace

There are five generations in the workforce for the first time. Here's how employers are trying to please everyone.
December 17, 2021
Is Your Job Burning You Out?
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Is Your Job Burning You Out?

Know the signs of job burnout to look for, in yourself and in your co-workers. And if you’re a manager, CEO or company owner, do something about it!
December 14, 2021