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How 'American' is your city?

Aug 29, 2014
Someone used data to come up with an answer.
Posted In: American, rankings, cities
Consumer spending

Consumer spending: what we say vs. what we do

Aug 29, 2014
Spending is weak but income and consumer confidence are high.
Posted In: consumer spending, income, consumer confidence

My money story: Storyteller Brian Finkelstein

Aug 29, 2014
What do you do when the bubble bursts?
Posted In: my money story, gentrification, employment, bubble

German vocational training could be coming to the U.S.

Aug 29, 2014
Manufacturing states like North Carolina hope to create similar apprenticeship programs.
Posted In: North Carolina, vocational training, Germany, manufacturing

Anti-Bloomberg ad signals new political trend

Aug 29, 2014
You don't have to be a candidate to be the target of an attack ad.
Posted In: elections, campaign finance, Citizens United, NRA, Michael Bloomberg

Weekly Wrap: 'Confident but careful' and Snapchat

Aug 29, 2014
The week that was in business and the economy.

Why you've been getting bonuses, not raises, lately

Aug 29, 2014
Companies are handing out bonuses, not raises, and that could be bad for you.
Posted In: wages, raises, bonuses
Sign outside the Havas Chicago office: Do not pet the interns

Summer interns as art installation

Aug 29, 2014
An ad agency displays its Instagram-chosen interns like art.
Posted In: intern, ad campaign, instagram

Please, tip your waiters

Aug 29, 2014
...and other lessons I learned from my first job.

Immigrants closing gap on homeownership

Aug 28, 2014
Immigrants fared better on homeownership than the native-born in the recession.
Posted In: immigrants, home ownership, housing crisis

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