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Features by Jennifer Guerra

'Be prepared' ... financially

A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.
Posted In: financial literacy, Girl Scouts, Education, Saving

Romney pushes right-to-work in Michigan

Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Michigan, right-to-work, unions

Michigan city gets a technocrat

Like Italy and Greece, the city of Flint, Mich., is getting a technocrat who will take over the city’s dire finances.
Posted In: technocracy

Michigan to make nice?

The U.S. auto industry has always been leery of foreign competition, but the new free trade deals with countries like South Korea and Japan may change that.
Posted In: Auto

The recession hits your local lemonade stand

Small businesses bore a lot of the consequences of the recession. Two pre-teen entrepreneurs talk about how their summer business took a hit during the recession.
Posted In: Small Business

The touchy business of relationships and money

Family and friends are the people you turn to in times of great need. But things can get a bit sticky when that need is a financial one.
Posted In: Personal Finance

Michigan rethinks its tax code

As Michigan's governor attempts to close a budget gap of more than $1 billion, a tax credit for the working poor may disappear, and small businesses might get a break on taxes.
Posted In: Taxes
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