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21 Simple Ways for Women to Make Extra Money in Their Free Time

Despite what my alumni association and dozens of credit card offers — so cordially addressed to “Mr. Kohler” — would have you believe, I, Carson Kohler, am...

Smokin’-Hot Growth, Good Salaries and Cheap Rent: These Cities Have it All

It’s no secret that population growth can be a huge economic driver for U.S. cities. Whether people are moving in from other cities, states or counties or births...

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Want more vacation days? (Who doesn’t?) Then make yourself irreplaceable. That’s the advice of Amanda Basse, and she should know. She negotiated for nine extra vacation days during her...

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