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Aliquippa Surgeon Lays Off Cancer-Stricken Employee

Aliquippa Surgeon Lays Off Cancer-Stricken Employee

Dr. George Visnich's attorney says he hoped she could collect unemployment benefits and not worry about performance at work.
New Marcellus Pipelines On Their Way

New Marcellus Pipelines On Their Way

Two major pipelines from Marcellus and Utica are in the works.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.
Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.
Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

The retailer had earlier said 40 million customers had sensitive data stolen, like credit card numbers, debit card PINs and email addresses.
7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

Full-time hiring stalled, contract work up, survey reveals.
20 Companies Hiring In January

20 Companies Hiring In January

These employers are staffing up now.
4 Ways You Can Earn More in 2014

4 Ways You Can Earn More in 2014

Try these easy ways to ramp up earnings this year.
How to Find $100 a Month in Your Financial 'Junk Drawer'

How to Find $100 a Month in Your Financial 'Junk Drawer'

Follow these tips to save $100 painlessly.
What You Need to Know About Home DNA Tests

What You Need to Know About Home DNA Tests

A look at the debate over direct-to-customer DNA testing services.