Unemployment Claims Soar After Hurricane Sandy

By Bill Fay | November 15, 2012

Superstorm Sandy left more than wreckage and debris. It left thousands out of work. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits last week shot up to an 18-month high as…


U.S. Economic Growth Questioned Amid Layoffs

By Bill Fay | November 13, 2012

While some economic indicators suggest America is inching toward steady fiscal growth, a growing number of layoffs from companies that range from mom-and-pops to large corporations suggests more problems may…

U.S. Unemployment

By Bill Fay | November 7, 2012

The Employment Report put out monthly by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is one of the most-watched indicators of the state of the United States economy, headed by…

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Jobs Report Shows Jobs Gained, Unemployment Up

By Bill Fay | November 2, 2012

With only four days remaining before the 2012 presidential election, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, along with many economists, have been anxiously awaiting the November 2012 release of…

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Unemployment Rate Increases Despite Job Creation

By Bill Fay | August 13, 2012

Economists are increasingly optimistic this month as more than 163,000 new jobs were added to the American market in July, the highest figure in the past five months. This number…

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Using Social Media for a Job Search

By Bill Fay | July 27, 2012

Using social media websites is now one of the most effective ways to connect with others. These sites are used not only for personal connections, but also are increasingly used…

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Finding a Job in Your 40s & Beyond – Strategy & Advantages

By Bill Fay | May 21, 2012

The recent recession battered all segments of the U.S. economy, erasing 8 million private sector jobs in the process. More than one-third of the people officially counted as unemployed have…

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How To File For Unemployment – Claims & Benefits

By Bill Fay | May 21, 2012

If you were laid off from your job and are worried about having enough money to pay your monthly expenses, one option potentially available to you is filing for unemployment.…

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Jobs & Unemployment

By Bill Fay | May 10, 2012

Choose Your Debt Amount Consolidate Debt in Minutes AVERAGE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN 2012 0% NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED AMERICANS $0 Million AVERAGE LENGTH OF UNEMPLOYMENT 0 Weeks Finding a Job Job-hunting…