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Fewer (But Still Too Many) Disabled Americans are Unemployed

Fewer (But Still Too Many) Disabled Americans are Unemployed

The unemployment rate for disabled Americans dropped recently, but it’s still way too high.

According to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment-population ratio for persons with a disability edged up in 2015, and the ratio for persons without a disability continued to increase.

The unemployment…

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Home Work

Home Work

Do you do some or all of your work from home? It turns out that a lot of Americans are these days.

According to new statistics from the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, a full 38% of workers in management, business, and financial operations occupations — and 35% of those…

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A May Shower Brings a June Wedding

A May Shower Brings a June Wedding

Why are so many weddings held in June? The Census Bureau has a theory, and it’s pretty gross.

It seems that back in the day people only took one bath per year. This annual bath took place in May.

Because people were still reasonably fresh-smelling in June, (yes…

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Don’t Miss These Quirky Summer Festivals

Don’t Miss These Quirky Summer Festivals

There’s nothing more fun than a quirky, local festival. All across the nation people celebrate things that most of us never think to celebrate, or things that deserve to be celebrated more.

These fests take place in all sorts of obscure places – and most of them happen in the…

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Emergency Savings Are Vital, Yet 66 Million Americans Don’t Have Any

Emergency Savings Are Vital, Yet 66 Million Americans Don’t Have Any

A disturbing new report from Bankrate finds that 66 million U.S. adults have zero dollars saved for an emergency.

Emergency savings comprise a vital “first tier” of any savings plan. Having money for emergencies reduces anxiety and prevents people from running up high interest debt to cope with unexpected…

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Expert Tip: Don’t Stare Into the Sun

Expert Tip: Don’t Stare Into the Sun

The experts at the American Academy of Ophthalmology want you to protect your eyes from sun damage this year, and are offering tips to that effect.

Here are the expert tips:

Wear the right sunglasses – Look for those labeled “UV400” or “100 percent UV protection” when buying sunglasses. Less costly…

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