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What the end of jobless benefits means to one unemployed worker

Dec 21, 2011
Stephanie Elsenpeter has been unemployed for over a year. Her jobless benefits will run out in January. So what's she going to do?
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Fewer people seek jobless benefits

Dec 15, 2011
The number of people seeking jobless benefits fell last week to the fewest since May 2008. The four-week average has fallen in 10 of the past 12 weeks.
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Deadlines loom for Congress

Dec 14, 2011
The House and the Senate face a number of decisions before they can head off for the holidays. Is another government shutdown possible?
Posted In: Congress, payroll tax, Keystone pipeline, unemployment benefits

Long-term jobless benefits aid discounters

Dec 7, 2011
If Congress lets extended unemployment benefits run out, it will affect discount stores and local economies, as well as the unemployed.
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Unemployment workers speak on benefits debate

Dec 2, 2011
Job counselors say most unemployed workers are serious job searchers. If Congress doesn't extend benefits, they want more ways to counsel and train the jobless.
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The jobless speak on extending their benefits

Dec 1, 2011
Some economists say long-term benefits help the unemployed avoid reality: They're never going to get the pay they used to.
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The relentless pressure to save

Nov 14, 2011
There's a good reason why you may feel the pressure to build a larger emergency fund.
Posted In: Savings, unemployment benefits, Jobs

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unemployment and genetically-modified food

Nov 30, 2010
The two million long-term unemployed could find themselves cutting back drastically if unemployment benefits ends today, and this could affect...
Posted In: Comcast, Europe, genetically modified food, mid-day update, National Leprechaun Museum, netflix, Small Business, TARP, unemployment benefits

MID-DAY UPDATE: T-day air travel and the economy

Nov 24, 2010
Hey all you travelers: Today and tomorrow may be a massive headache! Steve Chiotakis talked to George Hobica of airfarewatchdog.com about how all...
Posted In: airline safety, ATM, cable TV, China, fees, Hp, Ireland bailout, Korea, lawsuit, mid-day update, Oracle, SAP, Small Business, Time Warner, unemployment benefits

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama signs financial reform. Do you feel safer?

Jul 21, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: death tax, estate tax, Federal Reserve, LeBron James, mid-day update, Old Spice, unemployment benefits

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