Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Cities That Are Deepest in Credit Card Debt

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Cities That Are Deepest in Credit Card Debt

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

If you resolved to nix your plastic habit in 2016, consider these numbers an early kick-in-the-pants to reach your goal: Americans ended 2015 with more than $900 billion on their credit cards, with the average credit card debt per household totaling $8,000. In some areas of the country, however, it was much worse. These Cities Have the Most Credit Card Debt — CNN Money

Your coworkers cough, your boss' constant sneezing—yup, cold and flu season is here, and sick workers everywhere are costing companies $160 billion a year in lost productivity. Don't want to be part of that statistic? Here are some dos and don'ts to help keep you healthy this season—or help protect your coworkers when you've got the sniffles. How Not to Get Sick at Work — Bloomberg Business

Waxing poetic about the birds and the bees is never easy, but that's not the only important conversation to have with your kids. In the era of constant connectivity, it's crucial they know about online safety and etiquette—yet surprisingly, this income demographic doesn't seem to be having the conversation often enough. You’re Failing Your Children by Staying Silent About This — MarketWatch

Ready to jump ship from your stable-yet-miserable job for an unpaid internship at your dream company? That's a gamble some aren't willing to take—but for others, it worked out. Here are their stories. “I Took a Major Career Risk, and It Worked” — Levo League

Looking for the next big tech toy to start saving for? From pocket-size food scanners that can read how many calories are in your meal to virtual reality headsets that take you to different worlds, the future is looking bright for new technology in 2016. Check out the latest gadgets, TVs, apps and cars that are making their debut this year. Best of CES 2016 — Mashable


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