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The travel insurance in your wallet you didn’t know you had

Some credit cards have contracts with extensive travel insurance. But not all do, and the benefits vary widely between issuers.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) I recently wrote about a new air travel insurance plan called AirCare, which provides cash payouts on the … Continue reading

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The poor get poorer: Low-wage jobs still dominate

Read MoreSmall-business optimism up, but some signs remain grim Over the past year, lower-wage industries such as retail, wait staff and home health aides accounted for 41 percent of the positions created, according to the latest figures from the National … Continue reading

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Maryland bleeds jobs in July, District and Virginia revert to slow growth

Last month, it appeared the Washington-area labor market was finally on the verge of a turnaround, with employers cranking up hiring after an anemic start to the year. New data released Monday has largely dashed those hopes. Unemployment levels in … Continue reading

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Best-paying jobs for high school graduates

While many have stressed a college degree as the path to a fulfilling career, there are many well-paying jobs available right out of high school. Some require long-term hands on training, other jobs can be started immediately. An analysis from … Continue reading

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Best Native American Experience

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Cool reasons to visit Curacao

Affectionately dubbed “Holland of the Tropics,” Curacao is a melting pot on bold display with more than 100 nationalities calling the cosmopolitan island home. Forty- four miles off the Venezuelan coast and a three-hour hop from Miami, the island is … Continue reading

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Graceland: Tour Elvis’ home like a king

A singer, actor, and heartthrob known for his sensual dance moves, Elvis Presley is an icon in American culture. He starred in 31 feature films and once held the largest number of platinum, multiplatinum and gold certifications of any artist … Continue reading

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The pros, cons of visiting Japan by cruise ship

Last SlideNext Slide A Maiko dance at a te ahouse in Kyoto, Japan.(Photo: Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images) Tags Princess Cruises Diamond Princess YOKOHAMA, Japan — Touring Japan by cruise ship got a lot easier this year as industry giant Princess … Continue reading

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North Dakota leads country on jobs growth: Labor Department

North Dakota, with its bustling energy industry, is leading the nation’s job growth. Employment there rose 4.4% over the year through July, according to government data released Monday. It’s worth noting that North Dakota has one of the nation’s smallest … Continue reading

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Texas returns as the top US job creator in July

Texas is back on top when it comes to U.S. job creation. With 46,600 jobs added in July, the state ranked No. 1 nationwide in job growth, according to state-by-state data released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … Continue reading

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