The Cities Millennials Are Moving to the Most

Seattle, WA, is the top destination for millennials according to the latest report by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that provides financial advice. According to the study, nearly 30,000 millennials moved to city last year, while just over 22,000 moved out, leaving the city with a net influx of 7,300 millennials. The company points out […]

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Unemployment Rate at Lowest Rate in 18 Years

The U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in May, beating expectations and delivering a positive jobs report, indicating a bustling economy. The unemployment rate fell to 3.8%, the lowest it’s been since 2000. Economists had been expecting an addition of 190,000 and the unemployment rate remaining steady at 3.9%. Perhaps the most positive news in the […]

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Vermont Will Pay You $10,000 to Move There – And Work from Home

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has signed a bill into law that calls for the state to pay individuals to move there and telecommute to out-of-state work. The program, called the New Remote Worker Grant Program allocates $5,000 per worker per year, and a total of $10,000 per worker over the life of the program. Funds […]

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U.S. Job Openings Now Equal Unemployed

U.S. job openings now nearly match unemployed workers, according to Labor Department data and Bloomberg News. The April jobs report showed that the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs. Jobs figures for February were revised slightly downward but were revised significantly upward for March. The net gain was an additional 30,000 jobs over previous estimates. The […]

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Unemployment at 3.9% After Positive Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs last month in a positive jobs report that indicated the country’s near-record expansion is continuing unabated. Economists were expecting an increase of about 193,000 jobs, but revisions to job figures for February (slightly downward), and March (significantly upward) means a net gain of an additional 30,000 jobs over previous […]

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Retail’s Other Problem – Too Few Salespeople

Tens of millions of square feet of retail space has gone dark this year but now retailers are facing another crisis: too few salespeople. Many of the nation’s biggest store-chains have been cutting staff at an even faster pace than they have been closing stores, leaving remaining locations with longer checkout lines and increasingly frustrated […]

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