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Supreme Court considers retirement plan lawsuits

Feb 24, 2015
Supremes consider how long employees should have to sue employers.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, retirement savings plan
Shell Oil leads negotiations in the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades.

Gas prices inch up as refinery strike continues

Feb 24, 2015
With the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades, how are prices being affected?
Posted In: big oil, refineries, Shell, oil rig
The Uber app is displayed on an iPhone. Several unpopular circumstances have plunged public opinion of the company and its leadership.

Uber's valuation is surging

Feb 24, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the American Association of Retired Persons headquarters in Washington, DC, regarding retirement security.

The magic and misery of compounding

Feb 23, 2015
Dodgy investments can cut the amount retirees earn through compounding.
Posted In: brokers, investments, Retirement
Despite the risk of shutting down looming, the Department of Homeland Security also consistently ranks worst for morale among large government agencies.

The DHS needs a morale boost

Feb 23, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security consistently ranks worst in morale among large government agencies.
Posted In: DHS, morale, government agencies
American kids receive around $4 per tooth from the tooth fairy.

Tooth fairies reimburse an average of $4 per tooth

Feb 23, 2015
Not even the tooth fairy can escape inflation
Posted In: tooth fairy, childhood, dentist

Supreme Court considers A&F religious head dress case

Feb 23, 2015
Supreme Court considers: who should speak up first - an employee or employer?
Posted In: Abercrombie & Fitch, employees, dress code

For many workers, there's no such thing as a "snow day"

Feb 23, 2015
The pros and cons of asking workers to brave a storm.
Posted In: labor, cold, snow, working

The statistics behind those Oscar acceptance speeches

Feb 23, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Scene from the lobby of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.

How much is a secret worth?

Feb 20, 2015
Inside the business of government transparency
Posted In: cia, government transparency, secrets, muckrock

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