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Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs in December, Unemployment Rate Stays Even

The American economy created 155,000 new jobs in December, according to the latest report from the Labor Department. The unemployment rate is 7.8 percent, the same as November.

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Buying Underwear Fuels the Economy

Have you heard the crazy notion that men’s underwear sales are an economic indicator?

When men’s underwear sales are up, the economy is doing well. When people are not buying guys’ tighty whities, the economy is in the tank.

Do you think it’s true?

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Americans Keep Having Fewer Babies, Probably Because of the Economy

Call it the "baby bust." For the fourth straight year, birth rates in the United States have declined.

Slightly fewer than four million babies were born in the U.S. in 2011, the lowest total since 1998. However, the 1 percent drop in the birth rate was less than it had been in the previous three years. This suggests that the economic pressure experts believe is depressing the birth rate may be easing up.

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Expecting a Raise Next Year? Here’s How Much You’ll Get — Dollars and Sense

For the past couple years, many American workers have been putting in longer hours to help cover the productivity gap left by the massive layoffs that took place after the recession hit.

Now maybe they’ll be seeing some rewards for all that hard work — a new survey shows a lot of companies will be handing out bigger raises in 2013 than they have in recent years.

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Is College Still Worth the Money It Costs? — Survey of the Day

It used to be a given that a college education was worth the money. But the price of a four-year education has skyrocketed over the last couple decades, and — due to the bad economy –a college degree has become less of a surefire job guarantee.

So have these factors changed opinions on college’s worthiness?

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What States Are the Best — And Worst — To Find a Job?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans currently looking for work, you might want to consider moving — seems your odds of landing a job are better in some states than others.

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Gas Prices Could Hit Record High This Year — Dollars and Sense

If it seems like it’s costing more and more to fill up your gas tank, it’s not just your imagination.

On average, a gallon of fuel costs 22 cents more than it did at this time last year. Worse yet, experts think it’ll climb higher still.

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A New Type of Dad – Child Raising and Coupon Clipping [VIDEO]

 

 

- Submitted by KSFA listener, Brad Warner


When I walk into my children's daycare and activity group, the first thing I notice is the amount of dads that are there. It seems to me, as one of these so-called 'stay-at-home dads', that there is an increasing number of these fathers who have turned raising their children into their careers.

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