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10 financial decisions you will regret forever

Kiplinger.com, Online Editor, and Bob Niedt •
Kiplinger

Financial regrets. We’ve all had a few. But there’s a big difference between making an impulse purchase that you second-guess the morning after and making a major decision about your money that could haunt you for a lifetime. We reached out to dozens of financial planners and personal-finance experts for their views on some of

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Millennials are rapidly changing today’s business landscape — here are 6 reasons for it

Tanza Loudenback •
Business Insider

American millennials now represent the largest segment of the US workforce with 53.5 million workers — more than one-third of the workforce. And ready or not, that number will increase to 75% of the workforce within a decade, according to Jason Haber, a self-described “serial and social entrepreneur” and author of the forthcoming book “The

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What to do if you’re delinquent on your student loans

Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and Kaitlin Pitsker •
Kiplinger

My son has fallen behind on his student loan payments. How can he get back on track? Have him contact the loan servicer immediately. Even one missed payment is considered a delinquency, and federal loans that have been delinquent for at least 90 days are reported to the three major credit agencies. If your son

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Help your employees plan for retirement: 4 tips from a business owner and financial planner

Peter Racen •
Business2Community

Employee benefits have become a defining issue in the United States. Much media attention has been given to the new parental leave policies at Netflix and Facebook, and debates rage on about the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act. But behind the headlines, small business owners are simply striving to provide fair, attractive plans to

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35 things you can do to keep your best employees from quitting

Jacquelyn Smith •
Business Insider

Most business professionals would agree that talented employees are the most valuable corporate asset. But Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job,” says finding those people is only half of the equation. “Retaining the best and

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