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Forget market downturns, this is biggest threat facing the US economy

Worries about discord on Capitol Hill seems to transcend political affiliation. Among participants, nearly half of Republicans pointed to politics as a major concern facing the economy, Bankrate.com found. Meanwhile, 45% Democrats and 42% of Independents agreed that the political climate is the biggest threat. The findings suggest that Americans …

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This professor’s long journey to get his student loans forgiven

Jason Edwards, a communications professor at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts, learned seven years too late that he didn’t qualify for public service loan forgiveness. The Providence, Rhode Island, resident had been paying his debt for that long when the dreadful discovery arrived. Yet Edwards’ story holds a rare, happy …

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Now is a great time to land a top job. Here’s how

Yet to land one of today’s most in-demand positions, particularly tech jobs, which often come with the highest salaries, your interpersonal skills may matter most. Employers increasingly are seeking employees with so-called soft skills, such as communication, organization and attention to detail, according to CareerBuilder. “Rather than having hard skills, …

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