Real Income Growth Beats Inflation, But Not By Much

Wages are rising in the U.S., but not enough to keep the middle class from financial stress, and a feeling of falling behind.

Case in point: real personal income (inflation adjusted) across all U.S. regions rose by an average of 2.9% in 2014, according to new government…

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Tough Jobs, and What They Pay

A new report looks at some of the toughest jobs in America, and lists what they pay on average. This eye-opening tally should make us all think about what we really value in this society.

Staffing firm CareerBuilder and its Emsi employment data business recently set out to analyze…

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Bosses: Millennials Are Ready for Leadership

There’s a lot of “polite discussion” about this huge new Millennial generation. Do they have a good work ethic? Are they too immersed in social media and a culture “me, me me”? In short, are they ready to lead this nation?

We got part of the answer recently when…

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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

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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