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Older workers who lack digital skills at risk of losing income. An initiative from Google and AARP aims to help change that

MoMo Productions | DigitalVision | Getty Images For older workers, keeping digital skills fresh can be the key to staying…

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Here’s the financial assistance that could make the cut in Biden’s smaller Build Back Better

US President Joe Biden speaks about the September jobs report from the South Court Auditorium at the White House in…

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GM to spend $6.5B, add 4,000 jobs at Michigan EV factories

General Motors is poised to announce next week major electric vehicle investments in Michigan By DAVID EGGERT and TOM KRISHER…

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California jobless rate dips half-percentage point to 6.5%

California’s unemployment rate dipped a half-percentage point in December as the most populous state added 50,700 nonfarm jobs By DON…

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Asian shares slide after more losses on Wall Street

BANGKOK — Shares were lower in Asia on Friday after a late afternoon sell-off wiped out gains for stocks on…

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Some mothers are poised to get up to $1,000 per month through a new guaranteed income program

10’000 Hours | DigitalVision | Getty Images Certain mothers in New York City are poised to get a significant boost…

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AP FACT CHECK: Biden puffs up claims of virus, job gains

President Joe Biden has offered an expansive self-appraisal of his first year in office By AMANDA SEITZ and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER…

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Asian shares fall after retreat on Wall Street

TOKYO — Asian shares fell in cautious trading on Wednesday. with Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 down nearly 3%, after stocks on…

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Leaving a steady job to freelance or start your own business requires proper planning

Millions of Americans are taking a step back and rethinking their work lives amid the “Great Resignation” and ongoing coronavirus…

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Fed’s Powell: Inflation poses a major threat to job market

WASHINGTON — Chair Jerome Powell acknowledged Tuesday that high inflation has emerged as a serious threat to the Federal Reserve’s…

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