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Allison Linn
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Knitting, baking, writing poetry - it can all make you a better worker at your day job. http://cnb.cx/1hOfql9
Employees who did something creative after work were more likely to be helpful and creative problem solvers on the job, according to new research.
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Pay to quit? It's really a thing. http://nbcnews.to/1sLFP7h
Take this job and shove it — oh, and thanks for the $2,000.Amazon said this week that it has started a program called Pay to Quit, in which it offers workers...
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Who's really a stay-at-home mom? You might be surprised. http://on.today.com/1kH6dcN
More moms are staying at home with their kids full time, and those moms tend to be younger, less educated and more likely to be poor than...
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Hey workaholics, take a vacation already! http://www.cnbc.com/id/101549114
A new survey of employees finds that only 25 percent of employees with paid time off took all of their vacation days last year.
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Hamburgers instead of steak tonight? How rising food prices change our eating habits. http://cnb.cx/1h31Y7C
Overall prices for food we eat at home will rise by 2.5 to 3.5 percent this year, and shoppers are changing habits.
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Before you complain too much about your tax bill ... http://cnb.cx/1n70HEN
The OECD's annual report on individual income taxes finds that the U.S. ranks 25th out 34 member countries when it comes to individual tax burdens.
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Savings showdown: Retirement for you, or college for your kids? http://www.cnbc.com/id/101569915
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Are Americans voluntarily leaving the job market, or being forced out - or both? http://nbcnews.to/1h8eQ17
It's the million-worker mystery.A large chunk of American adults are no longer in the labor force. That has left economists divided over how many of them are...
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So happy to share that our yearlong project on poverty, #InPlainSight, has won a Peabody! Congrats to all the amazing journalists who worked on this project looking at the nation's poorest Americans. http://bit.ly/1mKNfWR
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Women today earn more than their mothers a generation ago, but not as much as their fathers, new research finds. http://cnb.cx/PdEneh
Women today work harder and earn more than their mothers at the same age, but men's paychecks still play a more important role in economic mobility, according to a new Pew study.
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Economics, business and financial reporter and editor for NBC News Digital, TODAY.com and CNBC.com.
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I write about how the economy is affecting Americans in their everyday lives, including consumer finance, workplace and pocketbook issues.
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    medill school of journalism
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