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Despite Stock Market Gains, Workers Worry About Retirement

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Living, Retirement Plans, 401K, SavingAlamy

The stock market has climbed back to a record high, but workers remain pessimistic about having enough money for retirement. The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s annu…

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Marriott … It’s Where I Belong

In the past year when I’ve done interviews with the press, I’ve received the question repeatedly about how it feels to have a non-family member for the first time as CEO. Arne Sorenson is as much a member of our family as everyone else. I’ve always considered each and every…

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State of the Union: How Obama Will Use His Bully Pulpit

Filed under: Global Economy, U.S. Government, Government Spending, Barack Obama, Tax Laws
As President Obama delivers the his fifth State of the Union address tonight, he’ll have a lot of boxes to check. Depending on who you ask, his speech will emphas…

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Initial Jobless Claims Fall by 25,000 as Hurricane Sandy’s Effect Wanes

Filed under: Economy, Labor, Jobs

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for a third straight week last week, but still remain too volatile to offer a clear signal on labor market conditions.

Initial jo…

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Creating a World of Opportunity That Spans Generations

Siu Lam has worked for Marriott at the Boston Marriott Copley Place hotel for 22 years. Her first nine years at the hotel were as a housekeeper making up 15-plus rooms per day. Her last 13 have been spent as a senior housekeeper, supporting, deep cleaning, inspecting and covering any…

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