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Treasure Hunting Tips from Olde Good Things

Big cities provide countless hidden treasure waiting to be discovered—from ancient architectural artifacts such as tin ceiling tiles, iron gates and fireplace mantels to valuable jewelry and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Architectural salvage operator Olde Good Things shows you how it…

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Hourly Workers Still Unaware of W-2 and 1099 Worker Classification Differences

A new study from staffing technology platform Bluecrew has revealed a substantial number of hourly workers still don’t understand the distinction between independent contractors with 1099 status and W-2 employees.

Strikingly, when asked what benefits an independent
contractor is eligible for, more than half of the hourly workers…

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Earnings Failed to Keep Up with Inflation Going Into 2020

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.1 percent from November 2019 to December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from an increase of 0.1 percent in average
hourly earnings combined with an increase of 0.2 percent in the…

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17.1 Million New Vehicles Will Be Sold in 2020, Edmunds Predicts

There’s been talk of a slowdown in vehicle sales in recent years. Experts predicted that America’s post-recession new vehicle binge would inevitably be slowed by higher interest rates on loans, increasingly unaffordable vehicle prices and the tendency of millennials to shun vehicle ownership in favor of ride…

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How to Trim Your Energy Use

If saving money made your New Year’s resolution list, start by cutting your energy use, to save money year-round. With some simple lifestyle tweaks, you can trim your energy usage and help keep your 2020 budget in check, according to Duke Energy.

Here are ways to monitor and…

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