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Brunell: Student loan aid attracts employees

January 14, 2020, 6:05am Business

Employers are looking at additional benefits to help workers who are stressed out over paying rent, transportation and food, and student loans. Even though job numbers and wages have increased, too often there just isn’t enough money to make ends meet, particularly in high-cost-of-living cities such as New York, San… Read story

Social Security: Top 10 internet stops about Social Security in 2019

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Business

We provide our online services to improve our service to you. Here are our top 10 websites of 2019: Read story

Weston: Bad advice on finances can be costly

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Business

Good financial advice leaves you better off. Bad advice does the opposite, and may even enrich someone else at your expense. Read story

Personal Finance: Returns this decade likely not as juicy as previous

January 10, 2020, 6:05am Business

Between 2010 and 2020, stocks and bonds have been on an amazing run. Read story

Reyer: Making the case to keep a key employee

January 9, 2020, 6:05am Business

I’m a midlevel manager in a highly specialized department. One of my employees, Susan, has been asking for a promotion. Yesterday she told me that she received an attractive offer from another company, and I think she is hoping we’ll counter the offer. My VP thinks that Susan can be… Read story

Brunell: 2020 brings new sulfur oil mandate

January 7, 2020, 6:05am Business

With the new decade comes an international air pollution regulation which hastens the switch from high sulfur fuel oil to either diesel or LNG in ocean-going ships. Read story

Weston: When leasing a car is the more frugal option

January 4, 2020, 6:05am Business

If you need a car, the most frugal option is to buy one that’s 2 to 3 years old, pay cash and drive it until the wheels fall off. Read story

Personal Finance: Recession now seems unlikely for U.S. in 2020

January 3, 2020, 6:05am Business

Could the U.S. economy really avoid a recession in 2020? Read story

Reyer: Don’t give up on ‘dream job’ just yet

January 2, 2020, 6:02am Business

I landed a dream job in my field after college and it has been just OK. I like the company and my co-workers, but the work isn’t as creative or interesting as I thought it would be. I’ve been here two years now; should I be looking for a move? Read story

Brunell: Boeing needs strong tail winds

December 31, 2019, 6:05am Business

As we launch into 2020, Boeing faces strong headwinds that are major concerns for those of us living in the Pacific Northwest. Read story