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The One Thing Mark Zuckerberg Looks for in a Job Candidate

It pays to want the boss’s job. Or, at least, appear like you could do it. It worked for Sheryl Sandberg, 45, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Inc., who now has a net worth of over $1 billion. And it also didn’t spoil the chances of Dustin...

4 Ways to Beat Work Stress

Most of us are running hard, performing miraculous juggling acts. Every second of every day, we all try to squeeze out more, to get everything done, and try to have a little down time, too. But I didn’t really stop to think about what I’m doing...

3 Biggest Financial Mistakes Made By Each Generation

High school yearbooks don’t say which students are “most likely to make terrible financial decisions.” But if they did, a recent report could predict what those mistakes would be, based on when the person graduated. Every generation has a “pain...

The Mortgage Mistake Nearly Half of Borrowers Make

Did you pay too much for your mortgage? If you’re like millions of Americans, the answer is probably yes — and that means you may be throwing tens of thousands of dollars of your hard-earned money at the bank, when you might not need to. A report...

IRA Accounts Are Tax-smart and Better Than Ever

Making meaningful contributions to IRAs has gotten a lot easier over the years. Back in 2002, annual contributions to a traditional or Roth IRA were limited to only $2,000. The opportunity to make deductible contributions to traditional IRAs was...

7 Tax Return Screw-ups to Avoid

After Dec. 31, there’s nothing you can do to affect your taxes for the year that just passed, right? Not so. There are many things you can do before you file to screw up your return. We’re talking about the filing blunders that can increase your...

The Number of Female CEOs Replacing Men Surges 70 Percent

Male chief executives may want to watch their backs. Turnover among the nation’s CEOs reached a six-year high last year, and women replacing men as CEO soared by 70%. The number of women replacing men rose to 103 last year from 61 in 2013,...

When Should Workers at Troubled Companies Jump Ship?

For embattled employees of RadioShack, Wet Seal and other companies facing possible bankruptcy, the time to find a new job is long before the company goes under. Shares of RadioShack Corp. plunged 36% over the last 24 hours after The Wall Street...

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