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6:11 AM / Thursday December 12, 2019

Color Of Money

Public service loan forgiveness program fails to forgive

October 19, 2018

By Charlene Crowell Across the nation and multiple generations, student loan debt now surpasses $1.5 trillion. The anxiety shared by borrowers from all walks of life seeking ways to lift this unsustainable consumer debt affects multiple life dimensions. In some cases, these burdensome debts threaten the future of America’s middle class. Two recent developments hold…

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Back to basics: The importance of real grass

October 5, 2018

BPT Well-maintained outdoor spaces increase curb appeal and can bolster property values. They inspire kids’ imaginations and support healthy play. They make a homegrown neighborhood hangout, ideal for spending time together. Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or looking for ways to improve your lawn maintenance skills, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) is sharing…

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A vacation deprivation crisis: Americans are not using their PTO

September 7, 2018

BPT Americans need a vacation. More than half of working Americans, 52 percent, didn’t use all of their PTO last year, collectively leaving 705 million vacation days on the table. That means employers got 705 million of your hard-earned workdays for free. For the love of Jimmy Buffett, people, why are you essentially volunteering at…

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New collar jobs redefining Labor Day

August 31, 2018

NEWSUSA Labor Day originated as a celebration of American workers, but for many Americans it has become a time for barbeques and sales to celebrate the end of summer. What has happened to the support for labor in America when longtime stalwart industries such as the automotive industry are experiencing a skills gap and workforce…

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Lauren Simmons — The Lone Woman on Wall Street

August 28, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Lauren Simmons  (Photo: smashblocktv.com/youtube)   Simmons — the youngest and the only full-time female and African-American trader on floor of the New York Stock Exchange – reflected on her experiences at the Pyramid Club in Center City recently.   By Amy V. Simmons A love for numbers and devotion to a brother with…

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By Gary Fields ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK  — At a time when anti-Semitic incidents are on the...

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All Signs: Venus lines up with Saturn mid-week during the Full Moon in Gemini. On Friday the...

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Manage grief with grace this holiday season

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Family Features Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with...

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