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Unemployment By the Numbers

Unemployment By the Numbers

U.S. unemployment is considered high at 7.5 percent. But it’s better than the European Union, where jobless rates are at 11 percent.

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Men's Real Earning Power Declines

Men's Real Earning Power Declines

Men today earn less in inflation-adjusted wages than in 1979. Women earn more.

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Green Energy Not Yet A Big Job Generator

Green Energy Not Yet A Big Job Generator

Renewable energy is a fast growing sector of the American power economy. But it creates few jobs compared to the fossil fuel industry.

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Income Gap Between Rich, Middle Class, and Poor Widens

Income Gap Between Rich, Middle Class, and Poor Widens

The income gap between rich and poor has widened astronomically since 1967. And the gap between the middle class has widened the most.

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From Harm’s Way to the Help Wanted Ads

From Harm’s Way to the Help Wanted Ads

The jobless rate for military veterans is considerably higher than for non-vets. One in three male veterans under age 24 is unemployed.

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The High Cost of Unemployment

The High Cost of Unemployment

The unequal world of unemployment benefits – some states offer better benefits than others.

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American Longevity Draining Medicare

American Longevity Draining Medicare

Americans today live an average of four years longer than did Americans in 1965, when Medicare was created. Those extra years are straining the program.

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Thousands of Millionaires Collect Social Security

Thousands of Millionaires Collect Social Security

47,535 millionaires received Social Security benefits totaling $1.438 billion in 2010. Median income of all recipients older than 65 is $26,000.

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Male Retirees Get Bigger Social Security Checks

Male Retirees Get Bigger Social Security Checks

Lower lifetime earnings mean women average smaller Social Security benefits than men in retirement. The difference? About $300 a month.

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Top Grossing Foreign Films of All Time - Infographic

Top Grossing Foreign Films of All Time - Infographic

In the mood for a movie? But not necessarily with an English speaker’s perspective? Check out today’s infographic on the top grossing foreign films of all time.

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The Future According to Films

The Future According to Films

It’s Oscar time, making this infographic a pretty cool one to share with y'all today.

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My Movie Moustache and Me

My Movie Moustache and Me

“Is there a greater mark of a man’s character than a moustache?”

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The ROI of Higher Education

The ROI of Higher Education

How much does a diploma cost compared to its actual worth?

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Money Can’t Buy Genius

Money Can’t Buy Genius

The United States spends almost $11,000 on every K-12 student.

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Help Wanted: Bridging the Gap in Today’s Skill-Lacking Economy

Help Wanted: Bridging the Gap in Today’s Skill-Lacking Economy

Jobs and careers are constantly on the minds of millions of Americans. We may be hungry for success, but do we have the right training and skills to actually achieve success?

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Is College Still Worth It?

Is College Still Worth It?

A question is sparking debates as tuition rates spiral out of control and unemployment for college grads hits record levels: Is a college degree worth it?

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Choosing a Career

Choosing a Career

What factors go into choosing a career?

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The Bigger Picture: 10 Common Core Facts

The Bigger Picture: 10 Common Core Facts

A lot has happened since the Common Core standards were released in June 2010.

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5 Degrees to Becoming a Common Core Ninja

5 Degrees to Becoming a Common Core Ninja

The Common Core State Standards can be a little overwhelming if you look at them as a whole.

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What Everyone Needs to Know About the Common Core State Standards

What Everyone Needs to Know About the Common Core State Standards

The Common Core State Standards can be a little overwhelming if you look at them as a whole.

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