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This week in personal finance

May 3, 2013
We analyze the latest jobs report and get an update on how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is helping stay-at-home parents earn lines of credit.
Posted In: Jobs, CFPB

Why the Fed wants you to quit your job

May 2, 2013
The rate at which Americans are quitting their jobs is rising. That can be a good sign for the economic and labor market outlook.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

The worst jobs in history

May 2, 2013
From leech gatherer to factory worker, breaking down some of history's worst jobs.
Posted In: Jobs

It's crowded at the top: Freakonomics Radio

May 1, 2013
The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
Posted In: Education, Unemployment, Jobs

What Eli Lilly's job cuts mean for the future of sales jobs

Apr 12, 2013
Eli Lilly is reducing its U.S. sales force, reportedly by 30 percent. How have digital and other advertising practices changed the nature of sales?
Posted In: Jobs, Eli Lilly, job cuts

Young, with a juvenile record, and looking for work

Apr 11, 2013
More cities and states consider laws that would "ban the box" that job applicants check if they've been convicted of a crime.
Posted In: Jobs, ban the box

Rhode Island Republicans want gun makers to set up shop

Apr 9, 2013
State Minority Leader Brian Newberry says gun manufacturing would bring well-paid jobs to Rhode Island's struggling economy.
Posted In: gun control, Rhode Island, Jobs

Technology takes a toll on toll collectors

Apr 8, 2013
In this latest installment of our series on disappearing jobs: the miracle of electronic toll collection comes at a human cost.
Posted In: tolls, toll collector, Jobs

Oh no she didn't! Advice on 'Working with Bitches'

Apr 5, 2013
Dismissive remarks. Cattiness. Talking behind people's backs. That kind of behavior doesn't end in junior high -- it can make your life at work miserable, too. We've got advice on how to deal with a bitch at work. Plus, learn about the eight different types.
Posted In: workplace, Jobs, culture

Why have so many people given up looking for work?

Apr 5, 2013
The jobs numbers are out and the work force is shrinking again. Why are people quitting their searches and what do they do once they've stopped? We hear from a discouraged worker.
Posted In: Unemployment, discouraged workers, Jobs

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