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Help For Furloughed Federal Workers

About 4.1 million people work for the federal government and just over 800,000 workers – mostly civilian military workers – are currently furloughed without pay. Continue reading

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Fall Homebuying Tips

Home sales are at their height during the summer months. But with fall in full swing, you can still find a great deal. Continue reading

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Obamacare Exchanges Explained

Obamacare’s new insurance exchanges open for enrollment Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

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Preparing for a Mid-Life Career Change

Whether it’s mid career or after retirement, second careers and becoming more common. I sat down with networking and communications expert Faith McKinney recently to get her first hand account of what it takes to start over.
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Strengthen Your Network

The importance of a strong professional network can’t be overstated. Continue reading

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Best Things to Buy in September

Experts over at DealNews.com have combed through their archives of sales and coupons to put together a list of best buys for the month of September. Continue reading

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Obama’s Higher Ed Proposal

President Obama unveiled a new plan Thursday that includes a rating system linking federal funding to the cost and performance of higher ed institutions. Continue reading

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