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Listen to today’s Money 101 show highlights

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Money 101 contributor Jeff Lazerson, Phil Immel, Lori Shreve Blake and Jeff Bases.

04/22/2013

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The virtues of telecommuting

Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with “virtual” business entrepreneur Todd Miller about telecommuting. Click here to listen to a replay of the segment.

04/11/2013

U.S. unemployment down

A tale of 2 employment surveys, at a glance

(AP) – The U.S. economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, a sharp drop from the average 221,000 created in the previous four months. At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent in February.

04/05/2013

Survey: Private employers add 158K jobs in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. companies added fewer jobs in March compared with the previous month, as construction firms held off on hiring after three months of solid gains.

04/03/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent this winter, with only a few new jobs created in January.

03/20/2013

Report: Furloughs increase Calif’s long-term costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

Lori Shreve Blake

New entertainment jobs in L.A. area

Lori Shreve Blake, the Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center, tells Bob McCormick there are plenty of new jobs available in the entertainment sector in the Southland. Click here to listen.

03/08/2013

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Telecommuting: Was Yahoo doing it right?

NEW YORK (AP) – Yahoo’s leaked edict calling remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire — angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life.

03/06/2013

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Branding for Startups: Tell a Great Story

Storytelling is one of the oldest human ways of sharing experiences, creating emotional connections and transferring important information. There are countless examples of the pivotal role it’s played in almost all human systems.

02/11/2013

U.S. unemployment down

US unemployment aid applications decline to 366K

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.

02/07/2013

Chino-based warehouse operator must pay $1M in overtime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State regulators have ordered a Southern California warehouse operator who handles merchandise for big-box stores like Walmart to pay employees more than $1 million in unpaid overtime.

01/29/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate steady at 9.8 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.

01/18/2013

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