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Do employee-owned companies make for happier workers?

Jen Hubley Luckwaldt •
The Simple Dollar
Happy Employees

Your boss would love for you to feel like you have a stake in the company. After all, loyal employees put in longer hours, produce better work, and stick around for more years than those whose feelings about the organization can be summed up with a resounding, “Meh.” There’s just one problem: With job security a thing of

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Bitcoin helping shape L.A.’s real estate industry

Jacob Maslow •
equities.com
Las Angeles Home

Los Angeles’ real estate market is on the rise, with the median home price jumping 8.4 percent year-over-year in March. Home prices in Southern California have risen to all-time highs, with condo prices rising $40,000 in the past year to an average price of $519,000. Prices nationwide are rising as the housing industry’s inventory levels

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Voluntary benefits becoming more ingrained at companies: report

Karen Talley •
FierceCEO

An increasing number of U.S. employers now consider voluntary benefits a necessary part of their core employee benefits strategy rather than a perk or a reward, a study says. High up on employers’ lists are student loan repayment assistance and financial planning services, but also being contemplated are identify theft protection, pet insurance, long-term care

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