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Most Americans don't want to be the boss — and they're probably better off

A survey by professional staffing firm Addison Group, cited on Bloomberg, found that just one-third of American workers believe that becoming a manager can advance their careers.<p>Moreover, of the nearly 1,500 working Americans born between 1946 and 1995 who were surveyed, only one-quarter were …

Employment

White America’s Willy Loman crisis: Inside the suicide epidemic raging in the bastions of middle-class privilege

<b>Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman" (AP/Charles Sykes)</b><p>New research highlights the rising number of middle-aged white men taking their own lives—and being ignored<p>Robert Hennelly<p>November 27, 2015 10:59am (UTC)<p>Recent reports on a dramatic spike in middle-aged white male …

Middle Age

How to Prepare for the Next Market Meltdown

Position your portfolio to weather the next big downturn.<p>What will ignite the fuse that sets off the next big market crash? Greece, as it tries to …

Real Deal Retirement » The RealDealRetirement Toolbox

<i>These links to tools, calculators, research and other resources can help you with all aspects of retirement planning.</i>

An insightful warning about the many unforeseen disasters technology might someday bring

<i>The following passage comes from "A Dangerous Master: How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control" by Wendell Wallach.</i><p>SOCIAL DISRUPTIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH AND ECONOMIC CRISES, environmental damage, and personal tragedies all made possible by the adoption of new technologies will increase …

High-Frequency Trading