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7 Links We Love: Why Some Offices Are More Hazardous Than Second-Hand Smoke

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In honor of Equal Pay Day this week, the Center for American Progress examined the industries with the highest—and lowest—wage discrepancies. How the Gender Wage Gap Differs By Occupation — Center for American Progress

Regulators have proposed law updates, requiring advisors to act in their clients' best interest when managing retirement money—a move that could save investors $40 million. U.S. Plans Stiffer Rules Protecting Retiree Cash — The New York Times

A new study finds 82% of people 47 and older who transitioned to a new career in the last two years were successful, thanks to these savvy strategies. Surprising Secrets of Successful Second-Act Career Changers — Time

Kids say the darndest things—like these hilarious musings on spending, saving, and retiring—at 24! How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Kids Share (Adorable) Personal Finance Tips — Parent Toolkit

Workers warning: Your job could be more dangerous to your health than kidney disease, diabetes and even Alzheimer's disease. Is Your Employer Killing You? — Fortune

Big banks like JP Morgan and Bank of America are exiting the student loan market. Here's why—and what that means for students today. Banks Are Bailing on the Student Loan Business and It Couldn't Come at a Worse Time — Business Insider

A LinkedIn report found that 60% of users are considered passive job seekers—but should they be? Here's how to determine whether you should breathe new life into your job search. 5 Signs It's Time for a New Job — Harvard Business Review

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Bigger doesn't always mean better. Here's how one man downsized his life—to just 200 square feet!—to achieve his career and money goals. Money Mic: ‘I Live in a 200-Square-Foot House … So I Can Live Out My Dreams’

Spring cleaning isn't just for home organizing. These quick tips—like deleting unused smartphone apps—can clean up your digital life. Digital Decluttering: 4 Ways to Organize (and Simplify!) Your E-Life

By your 30s and 40s, you've likely made strides at work, created a solid social circle, and surpassed the hurdles of starting a family. Next up: Take charge of your money life. 10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future in Your 30s and 40s

Socking away part of your paycheck for your golden years isn't always easy. A LearnVest CFP® explains how to reframe this dreaded task as a fun one. 60 Motivating Seconds With a CFP: How Calculating Your Cost of Freedom Can Help Boost Your Retirement Savings

If you're part of the 24% of Americans planning a splurge when you get your tax refund—think again. Here are four smarter ways to spend that chunk of change. Tax Refund Reboot: 4 Better Ways to Spend Your Check From Uncle Sam

Would you ever broadcast your face on a billboard? How about crafting an Amazon-themed resume? These are just a few outside-the-box career moves people took—with no regrets. 4 Intrepid People Dish: 'My Crazy, Risky Career Move ... That Paid Off!'


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