Monthly Archives: March 2018

Twenty Somethings Getting Out from Behind the Eight Ball: How Grads Can Refinance Student Loan Debt

(Editor’s Note: welcomes a guest columnist who offers some effective strategies for one of the biggest problems facing young people: student debt.) By Nate Matherson. Got student loans? It’s nearly impossible to get a college degree these days without taking on student debt. In fact, six out of 10 students have student debt and…

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The Battle Over Who Gets or Shares the Tip: U.S. Labor Department, labor groups battle over an old custom in the United States

Tipping, how restaurants allow gratuities, is a good practice that should continue despite controversy, says a waiter and now labor leader. Joshua Chaisson, a veteran server in Maine and one of the leaders of the recently formed Restaurant Workers of America, says providing good service is an entrepreneurial activity. It is one that leads to…

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“Don’t Worry–I’ll Get to It One of These Days”: Yet most never do and often live to regret it

“Yes, I am going to get started saving and investing. Yes, I know it is important for my future and my family’s. I’m going to get started soon. Maybe next year.” Just the other day I heard this from a friend who keeps meaning to set up an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) but never does.…

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