Volunteerism in the United States Hits a 10-year Low

Volunteerism in the United States Hits a 10-year Low

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Volunteerism in the United States has hit an all time low. The number of people volunteering is the lowest it has been in ten years. The chart below looks at the increase in volunteers in direct correlation with regular church attendance. Read more … [Read more...]

Moving Your Life & Career Forward With an Advanced Degree

Moving Your Life & Career Forward With an Advanced Degree

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Are you ready to go back to school and get an advanced degree? Having a graduate degree under your belt may help propel your career forward but it also can bring you immense gratification by further developing your passions. Although the cost and … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Modifying Your Makeup

5 Tips for Modifying Your Makeup

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They say, "A picture is worth a thousand words," so you’ll want to make the best statement when meeting someone new; and unless you are Cleopatra or Lady Gaga, wearing heavy makeup can oftentimes send the wrong message. Teenagers and young women in … [Read more...]

Senate Unable to Reach Agreement for Unemployed

Senate Unable to Reach Agreement for Unemployed

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On Tuesday, the Senate failed to reach an agreement on extending benefits to for the long term unemployed.  The Republicans and Democrats have gone back and forth for weeks now unable to reach an agreement on the bill. In a statement, the White … [Read more...]

Dear Mr. President: 74,000 Jobs Isn’t Good

The last jobs report of 2013 was delivered on Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Obama Administration's salvation is that the unemployment rate declined from 7% to 6.7%. Unfortunately for them, that's not the … [Read more...]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

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December 2013 marked a shocking drop in the number of jobs added in the United States. Take a look at the full report and give us your thoughts: … [Read more...]

Macy’s Laying Off 2,500 [Video]

Macy’s Laying Off 2,500 [Video]

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Macy's is laying off 2,500 employees and closing certain stores. Regional offices are also merging. Take a look at the report and tell us what you think: … [Read more...]

Minimum Wage Rises in 14 States in 2014 [Video]

Minimum Wage Rises in 14 States in 2014 [Video]

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Minimum wage is set to rise in 14 states as well as Washington, D.C. this year. What do you think? … [Read more...]

Hillary Wants to Restore Unemployment Benefits

Hillary Wants to Restore Unemployment Benefits

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Hillary Clinton is making a strong push to restore benefits to long-term unemployed Americans: Two weeks ago, before jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans expired Dec. 28, Mrs. Clinton tweeted: “What happens to kids in families cut from … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas: All Federal Workers Get 1% Raise

Merry Christmas: All Federal Workers Get 1% Raise

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Starting in January, all government workers will get a 1% raise in pay across the board--the first in several years. The increase came by an executive order and was expected. The raise was requested by the White House earlier in the year and … [Read more...]