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Friday Financial Five – February 12, 2016

The presidential election, a Chinese economic slowdown, spiraling oil prices, and interest rate concerns are all competing as the impetus for the global market swoon...

Auburn Chamber Announces Increase of $6,000 in Scholarship Funds

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The Auburn Chamber of Commerce has announced an increase of $6,000 in scholarship funds for a total of $19,000 available to award starting this year. 

The Hanover’s Eppinger Included in Industry’s Top 100

Former President and CEO of Worcester Based The Hanover Group, Fred Eppinger, has been included in Insurance Business America Magazine's Hot 100 list. 

The 28 Most Stressful Jobs

No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed ...

Smart Benefits: Large Employers May Have to Report Pay Data

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a proposed change to the annual Employer Information Report, or EEO-1, which would require employers with 100-plus...

The City in Every State With the Cheapest Rent

Ben Franklin once said, “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” If he were alive today, he very well might add “rent...

US Unemployment Rate Hits 8-Year Low

The US unemployment rate hit an 8-year low of 4.9% in January 2016. The economy added 151,000 jobs, a slowdown from the 250,000 per month figures during the fourth...

Friday Financial Five – February 5, 2016

The Fed hike at end of 2015 was widely considered the starting point for interest rates to head in an upward trajectory but that has not...

video: Warren Speaks on Rigged Justice System & Rejecting GOP Proposals

Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on Wednesday about the rigged system of justice for corporate lawbreakers and also raised concerns about two Republican proposals that would...

Job Cuts Up 218% in January

Businesses announced more than 75,000 job cuts in January, an increase of 218% from the same month last year. Energy and retail employers led the increase, reporting...

WPI Awarded Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholar Award

Clare Boothe Luce

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been awarded the Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholar Award of $204,000 but the Henry Luce Foundation for the school's commitment to...

Smart Benefits: Boost Benefit Engagement in 2016

Greater awareness of a company’s benefit package can boost employee satisfaction and retention. Help employees better understand the benefits you offer in three...

Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition Kicks-off 12th Year Providing Free Tax Prep

(L-R) Anne Vinick, WFTSC Chair and Community Life Senior Manager at Community Builders/Plumley Village; City Councilor Sarai Rivera; WCAC Executive Director Jill Dagilis; City Manager Ed Augustus; Gladys Rodriguez-Parker of Congressman Jim McGovern; and United Way of Central Massachusetts CEO Tim Garvin.

The Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition kicked off its 12th year on Friday with a program at the Woo Church in Worcester in celebration of...

Friday Financial Five – January 29, 2016

According to ADP, garnished wages are up dramatically as over $1 billion in government backed student debt is being collected yearly, a 40% uptick from 2006....

Facebook Beats Earnings Expectations to End 2015

Facebook beat expectations for their fourth-quarter earnings, according to figures released by the company. Facebook announced earnings for Q4 2015 Wednesday after market close....

WPI Launching 2 Day Symposium on Biomanufacturing

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute is launching the Advanced Industrial Biomanufacturing symposium to bring together industry and academic leaders working with new technologies, processes, and business practices...

Labor Groups in Worcester Demanding Changes to Tax Breaks for Developers

The Worcester Community Labor Coalition has issued a challenge to the city of Worcester to dramatically change how and under what conditions the City issues...

Eversource & BBB Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming a Scam Victim

Scams have already been zeroing in on utility customers all over the state of Massachusetts targeting residents and businesses. 

Smart Benefits: One Week to Get Insured – or Pay

Under the ACA, uninsured Americans have until January 31 to enroll in qualifying health insurance through an exchange, private insurer, employer or government program – or...

Friday Financial Five – January 22, 2016

The start of 2016 hasn’t felt warm and fuzzy for stock investors, as there really hasn’t been anywhere to hide. Domestic, international,...

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