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Paul Ryan Lies That There are 23 Million Unemployed

At the Value Voters Summit in Washington, Paul Ryan falsely claimed that there are 23 million unemployed people in America. "And here is what we got: prolonged joblessness across the country," Mr. Ryan said. "23 million Americans struggling…

"We don't have new jobs in America," Mitt Romney Claims

Mitt Romney gave a surprisingly inaccurate response on Friday to President Barack Obama's speech at Thursday’s Democratic National Convention. Stating that he was just as disappointed with the speech as he was with Barack Obama's presidential…

My wacky jobs as a Single Mom

“A mom’s gotta do what a mom’s gotta do,” especially when it comes to a single mom going through tough financial times. There is practically nothing a mother wouldn’t do to feed her family, and I’ve certainly done my fair share…

5 Cash-Generating Gigs for Stay-at-Home Moms

Wouldn't you like to make more money or have extra cash in your pocket? What’s holding you back? With a changing economy, more and more people are opting to work for themselves. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 40% of the country's…

Save for Retirement Without Noticing It

I’m a firm believer that where there’s a will, there’s a way. Sometimes all you need is a little help finding your way or at least someone to point you in the right direction.  So if you are having trouble starting or keeping up with…

How to Ace a Job Interview Over the Phone

You’ve been sending your resume out to anyone who seemed remotely interested, hoping to find something to fit your needs or maybe even that dream job you’ve always wanted. When you finally get that initial phone call from a company,…
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Why Unemployment Can Kill You

Unemployment kills not only dreams and careers, but it also affects the mental and physical health of the unemployed. Just ask people who are unemployed. Lessy Diaz is unemployed. She feels frustrated because she has worked all of her life…

Job Searches and Social Media

A majority of companies now recruit employees through social media. Here are some tips for using your social network to help you land a job. Hint: Twitter is better and more popular than Facebook among job seekers and recruiters. Remember to…

How to Negotiate With Your Boss

Knowing how to negotiate with your boss can sound like a nightmare for most women—most of us fear the outcome and don’t really know how to frame our argument in a successful way. As women, we feel that when we confront our bosses about…