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Feds, states cracking down on student loan scams
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Feds, states cracking down on student loan scams

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Federal and state law enforcement took action against 36 alleged student loan scammers that made false promises of debt relief and collected illegal fees in 11 states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission...
Instagram COO on creating “technology for kindness”
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Instagram COO on creating “technology for kindness”

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Instagram began as a simple digital photo app. Now, an estimated 800 million people use the social network every month – up from 500 million users in the summer of 2016. That growth is largely driven by video. Chief...
Netflix stock hits $200 for first time
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Netflix stock hits $200 for first time

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Sign at headquarters of NETFLIX, Los Gatos, California, 10-19-05 AP (file) Last Updated Oct 13, 2017 6:21 AM EDT Netflix (NFLX) stock took a leg higher in early trade on Friday morning, hitting $200 for the first time.  The...
U.S. retail sales leaped in September
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U.S. retail sales leaped in September

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — Americans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars. Retail sales rose 1.6...
The hidden cost of disability discrimination
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The hidden cost of disability discrimination

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
How many people in your office have a disability? If you’re in the US, about 30 percent of college-educated employees working full time in white-collar jobs have some kind of disability under the federal definition that was...
America’s retirees get biggest raise in 6 years
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America’s retirees get biggest raise in 6 years

October 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees are getting a 2 percent increase in benefits next year–the largest increase since 2012. Still, that comes to only $25 a month for the average...