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Happiness in Life and Work. Hint : It Ain’t The Dollars

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This website is focused on covering financial topics and the like where making money, saving money and spending money are key themes.  As I research the topics I write about I often come across various articles that talk about the important things in life, and in the vast majority of these articles money is nowhere […]

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2012 Poverty Guidelines, Thresholds and Income Limits – Nearly 50 Million Americans in Poverty

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[Updated with 2012 federal poverty levels] 2012 poverty income levels have now been published. As discussed below, poverty guidelines and thresholds are two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure. The poverty thresholds are provided by the Census Bureau and updated annually. Poverty guidelines, also updated every year, are provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). […]

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Preparing For a Layoff – Steps to Take Ahead of Time

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You get into work tomorrow and you are told that your position has been made redundant. Are you prepared for this scenario and its likely impacts on your financial security? In these weak economic times with lower company profits and unemployment rising, you need to be prepared for adverse circumstances such as losing your job. […]

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