Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, May 02, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

A survey from finds 67% of employers plan to hire recent graduates.

Monday, April 11, 2016 4:29 pm
By Stephen Pounds ·

A majority of millennials say the quality of their work life is more important than financial benefits when it comes to evaluating a job offer.

Friday, April 01, 2016 10:22 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Job creation has proceeded slowly and steadily for many months now. On the positive side, the long economic recovery, dating back to the summer of 2009, appears to be sustainable. While at first glance, the slight increase in the unemployment rate to 5% might appear to be negative, it happened as more people were in

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:55 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

There’s virtually universal agreement that the job market can still do better than this.

Thursday, March 03, 2016 6:02 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The February jobs report due from the Labor Department tomorrow will give us a fresh indication as to whether the U.S. economy is being slowed down by a combination of rock-bottom energy prices and market turbulence overseas.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 1:05 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Economists are upbeat about this week’s jobs report, despite financial market woes.

Monday, January 11, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Expect the president to highlight economic progress in his final State of the Union speech.

Friday, January 08, 2016 10:14 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The government’s December jobs report looks really strong, at least on the surface.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

This week’s employment report may hold clues on how the Fed proceeds with interest rates.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The new year’s big financial questions involve interest rates, jobs, oil prices and more.

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