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Do Telecommuters Earn Less Than Office Workers? — Dollars and Sense

Telecommuters enjoy a lot of perks, but they may come at a steep price: a new study finds people who work at home get smaller raises, fewer promotions and lower performance reviews.

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401K 2012, Flickr
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Is Saving Money Good for Your Health? — Dollars and Sense

Lots of people eat well and clock time at the gym to keep themselves healthy. But as it turns out, your well-being is tied to more than just your physical state.

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Is Getting a Job a Matter of Luck? – Survey of the Day

In this tough economy, people will try just about anything to get a job. However, according to a new survey from Monster of 4,000 adults, what you do may not matter because many believe whether or not you land a position is simply a matter of luck.

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New Law To Affect Gasoline Pricing
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When You Buy A Gallon Of Gas, Here’s What You’re Really Paying For [AUDIO]

Do you understand how they determine the price of gasoline?  What a coincidence - me neither!   I started to look into this (showing again that I have no life).  Here's what I found out, just to make your day more pleasant

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Gas Prices are Going Down, But Is Your Spending Going Up? [POLL]

Gas prices have ben gradually going down all over. In the Albany area, I have seen prices, in some cases, go from $4.15 per gallon to $3.82 per gallon.

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Would You Let Your Parents Go To Your Job Interview With You? Some Would!

A recent survey proves it.  There are certain college graduates who would really, honestly,  and truly would go with their kids to their job interview.  (I had to type this twice to actually let it sink in)

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Official Figures Indicate Britain Is Heading Into Recession
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Think You Have the Answers To Our Country’s Problems? Show Us

Have you ever been involved in a conversation about the national debt?  Problems with getting jobs? Do you know deep inside that you have the answers, but frustrated that no one's asked your advice?  Well, here's your chance

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President Obama Departs The White House En Route To Albany, New York
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Follow Obama’s Albany Visit Via Twitter

President Obama is in the Albany area today and you can follow along on Twitter via hastag #obama518 - a lot of people complaining about the traffic but others commenting on Air Force One

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President Obama Departs The White House En Route To Albany, New York
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President Obama Albany Visit: Gives Congress To-Do List

UPDATE @ 1:48:

President Obama, after speaking for 22 minutes, has left the podium at UAlbany. He spoke of the tremendous growth we've had here in the Albany area and his vision for seeing that happen in every American city. He spoke about jobs and creating them - and bringing jobs back home from overseas.

The President also outline a to-do list for Congress, joking that there are only a handful of things on the list so that they aren't overwhelmed. The entire list is posted on the blog of the President via The White House website.

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Carhartt Is Open, You Wont Believe The Coat That Won “Most Worn Jacket”

This morning I was honored to serve as emcee as the sixth Carhartt store in the nation opened its doors in Crossgates Mall.  For those of you who didn't have the opportunity to make it, you missed a great event!  Not to worry, you have me to tell you all about it!

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The Conservative Party Hold Their Annual Party Conference - Day 3
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Three Things Never To Do If You Are Looking For An Albany Area Job

People are sending out resumes right, left and center around here and elsewhere.  I found three things that you should NEVER do if you are sending out resumes.  Just trying to help, folks

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A New Way To Shop At Walmart

I saw something very interesting the other night that I think many of you might like.  Walmart is changing their on line shopping policy by adding a cash option.  Cash!  Online! 

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