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Health insurance comes at a cost but so does not having it

Jul 13, 2017
Five years later, we check back with pipe organ builder Bradley Gawthrop about what's it's like trying to get insurance when you're self-employed or unemployed.
A healthcare reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at a free Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair on November 2013.
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The unemployed could have an opportunity in seasonal work

Nov 25, 2016
Employers are looking for help, but a lot of people have jobs. That means stores will need to start looking at workers they may have ignored.
Toys'R'Us workers wait for shoppers inside the store during early Black Friday events on November 24, 2016 in Paramus, New Jersey.

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How we get to "full employment"

Jul 8, 2016
If the economy were to keep adding 287,000 jobs, month after month, most of those who have dropped out of the workforce would likely come back.
Employees working in an office building. 

Francois Hollande goes after France's sacred work week

Mar 10, 2016
France's President wants to lower unemployment by reducing worker protections.
Francois Hollande delivers his speech as he presents his New Year wishes to Employment and Unions forces at the Economic, Social and Environemental Council in Paris, on January 18, 2016. With the unemployment rate in France at 10 percent, Hollande's newest proposal may make changes that may include getting rid of the 35-hour work week.

Hidden homeless left out of the economic recovery

Oct 9, 2015
The economy is on the mend, but not for everyone.

One dreaded question: What do you do?

Oct 9, 2015
Gaps in our employment change the way we think

The economics of a Los Angeles homeless shelter

Jul 24, 2015
In the past 2 years, homelessness has jumped 12 percent.

For public good, not for profit.

Grocery exodus has Flint shopping for answers

May 22, 2015
Flint's 100,000 people now have only one major store within city limits.

Do today's veterans really have trouble getting jobs?

Mar 18, 2015
That sounds true, but the numbers are elusive.

Your Wallet: Financial Gaps

Tell us about that financial gap in time and how it affected your life.