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How much do software engineers earn? It depends on the state, and these places are the most lucrative

Software engineers have a range of responsibilities in addition to coding, and can command healthy salaries in the U.S.—averaging around $117,000.

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T-Mobile keeps getting bigger: Now it’s buying U.S. Cellular to beef up service in rural areas

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Front-end developers: These are the states where you’ll find the highest average salaries

Front-end developers work on the visual aspect of websites, and can earn relatively high annual salaries. The states where they’re paid the most,...

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A retail analyst says Target is ‘falling behind’ Walmart, Amazon, and Costco after earnings, but hope is not lost

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The average back-end developer earns six-figures in the U.S., and top-earners live in these states

Back-end developers work with databases and other “under the hood” mechanics on websites and applications, and, on average, make six-figures.

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Hims & Hers Health stock price nears record high on news that it will offer GLP-1 weight-loss drugs amid shortages

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Where web developers are commanding the biggest salaries

Despite a larger tech sector slow down, web developers are still earning relatively robust salaries—but where they live and work is an important...

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Brands from Burger King to Coke to Lockheed Martin are leaning in on scholarships to capture Gen Z

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CFPB funding ruled legal by the Supreme Court, ending case that could’ve destroyed the watchdog

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Tomb Raider, Schwarzenegger Santa, and MrBeast: Top news from Amazon’s first Upfront

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FTX bankruptcy: What customers should know about getting their money back with interest

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Chime might owe you money after holding on to your balance refund for too long. Here’s what to know

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Atlassian leans into AI with ‘Rovo,’ a tool to turn data into action—and make chatbots with character

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How to write an MBA resume that’ll help you get into business school

MBA resumes are similar to traditional job resumes, with a couple of key differences. Experts detail how to write one, what to avoid—and why.

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Airlines were just put on notice over ‘surprise junk fees’: 4 new rules they will have to follow

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ISSA vs. NASM: Which personal trainer certification will pump up your career?

Personal trainers seeking certification may end up choosing between ISSA and NASM CPT programs, and there are numerous things to take into...

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Why an ISSA certification may be a good first step for up-and-coming trainers

The ISSA CPT certification is a signal to employers and potential clients that a personal trainer knows their stuff, and may help them grow their...

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NYC vs. Texas? Actually, they’re both top destinations for tech talent right now

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Startup-focused neobank Mercury launches personal banking, targeting the founder class

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Like to lend a helping hand? Life coaching may be the path for you

Life coaches are becoming increasingly popular, and getting certified and starting a practice likely isn’t as difficult as you think.

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DJT stock is taking another market beating today as Donald Trump’s trial begins

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Working with robots isn’t a sci-fi career—here’s how to break into the field

Becoming a robotics engineer typically requires a degree in engineering or robotics, and some experience in the field.

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Becoming a health coach: worth it? We talked to one to find out

If you have a tendency to help people, like goal-setting and reaching desired outcomes, then becoming a health coach may be worth the investment.

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Computer programming: What it is and what you need to know to learn it

Computer programming involves writing programs or instructions for a computer to follow using a programming language. Programmers can also pull in...

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Is coding difficult to learn? It isn’t a cakewalk, but it can open up a near-six-figure career

The prospect of learning to code can be intimidating, but it can open up lucrative career opportunities—and there are numerous ways to start...

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An under-the-radar Supreme Court case could upend the tax code and derail wealth taxation

With consequential Supreme Court rulings on topics like abortion and voting rights in recent years, Americans may be forgiven if their interest...

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How to shop small businesses without overspending this holiday season

Creating big change in local communities often means starting small—such as choosing to shop at small, local businesses around the holidays. While...

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Workers without college degrees can climb the ladder fastest in these industries

It pays to pay people. And promote them. That’s one of the main takeaways from the 2023 American Opportunity Index, a comprehensive report focused...

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Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao will step down in a dramatic fall for one of crypto’s most visible leaders

Changpeng Zhao (also known simply as “CZ”), the founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has agreed to step down from his position and...

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Government shutdown threats are becoming more common. Blame TV, social media, and Newt Gingrich

Shutdown averted—again! The government funding bill that was passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Senate late...

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Target and Walmart have it wrong. Locking up essential products is alienating in-store shoppers

It’s an increasingly familiar sight in many U.S. retail stores: throngs of items locked up behind glass or bars in an effort to thwart thieves....

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What the hell is happening with AMC stock?

It hasn’t been a cinematic day for AMC Entertainment, the parent company of AMC Theatres. As of late Thursday morning, AMC’s stock price fell by...

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How H&R Block and Intuit are banking on your mistrust of the IRS to keep you as a customer

Is it a “no-brainer” or a “thinly veiled scheme”? An experimental government tax-filing program has spurred some spicy takes from the tax-prep...

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Retirement planners might soon need to retire some of the sneaky ways they do business

Joe Biden seemingly has two things in its sights lately: Malarkey and junk fees. A few weeks after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a new...

31.10.2023 5

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RTO or retire? Employers may be all too happy to push older workers to decide

With the pandemic mostly behind us, U.S. companies are slowly rolling out return-to-office mandates for many white-collar workers. In fact, 90% of...

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5 things to know about Ted Pick, the new CEO of Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has picked a new boss—pun intended. Edward (Ted) Pick will become the new CEO of Morgan Stanley, one of Wall Street’s largest...

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Bitcoin price rising: What’s driving the latest crypto rally?

Is Bitcoin back? It appears so—at least for now. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) edged past $35,000 this week—the highest it’s been since May 2022....

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EV maker Next.e.GO goes public on the Nasdaq, testing investor demand for electric vehicle stocks

Electric vehicles are now a fixture on many streets in the United States, and EV stocks are also becoming increasingly common on the stock market....

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IRS Direct File free pilot will not be open to everyone: How to know if you’re eligible

Innovation? In government? Don’t look now, but the Internal Revenue Service is making strides. On Tuesday, the IRS announced it was advancing its...

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NY hardcore band Sick of It All just sued streetwear brand Supreme in a dragon-size logo dispute

Is it clobberin’ time in the courtroom? Last week, Bush Baby Zamagate, the company that owns the intellectual property rights associated with the...

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What is a junk fee anyway? From hotels to concerts, the FTC targets annoying hidden charges

The Biden administration is looking to take out the trash. On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it’s proposing a new...

12.10.2023 2

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Birkenstock IPO: stock price closely watched today as the popular footwear brand debuts on the NYSE

Birkenstock has taken its final steps to become a publicly traded company and is expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...

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Whole Foods, USPS, and Lyft have figured out the most overlooked secret to great branding

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The Great Mismatch: With millions of open positions, why does the job market feel so dire?

06.10.2023 2

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Intel spinoff and IPO could mean another attractive chip stock hitting the market at a future date

An old name is set to make new waves in the IPO market, although not immediately. Chipmaker Intel announced this week that it’s planning to spin off...

05.10.2023 2

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Birkenstock IPO: Price range kicks up lofty valuation as stock listing date nears

If you’ve kicked your sandals off in anticipation of a break from the recent slate of IPO news, put them back on, because footwear company...

02.10.2023 2

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IPO market sees remarkable boost in Q3 as investors embrace U.S. stock listings

29.09.2023 2

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‘Serious consequences’: SBA head says government shutdown would put small businesses in peril

28.09.2023 5

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Klaviyo cofounder Ed Hallen talks about why now was the right time to IPO

Klaviyo, a Boston-based tech company that runs a marketing and data platform built for the e-commerce industry, went public on Wednesday, pricing 19.2...

21.09.2023 2

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Instacart stock price today will be closely watched as Nasdaq trading begins in CART IPO

Update Tuesday, 6:45 a.m. Instacart has priced shares at $30, the high end of its projected range, the company said in a press release on Monday....

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