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  • New job offer? Hold the phone: points to consider

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm ambitious and ready to move up while the job market is the best it's been in six years. Advice on making a good decision when I do get a job offer? -- I.L. A job offer is a pat on the back, making you feel special, valued, successful,...
  • Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week

    Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week
    The manhunt to find Eric Frein is costing law enforcement agencies more than $1 million per week as hundreds of officers from three states have flocked to the Poconos to form a net around the man accused of gunning down two Pennsylvania state troopers....
  • Living on the bare minimum

    Living on the bare minimum
    There's little room for surprises in James Collins' monthly scramble to manage rent, bills, debts and gas. The $250 repair bill for his fiancee's engagement ring didn't fit the budget. So he asked the jeweler if he could add the repair cost to his one-...
  • As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind

    As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind
    More than five years into the economic recovery, many Maryland households still aren't feeling the lift. Overall personal income — including wages, investment income and payments from programs such as Social Security — grew an estimated 1...
  • Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?

    Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
    On Labor Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the minimum wage for all workers in Los Angeles, eventually reaching a minimum of $13.25 an hour in 2017. Reactions were immediate. Organized labor applauded the proposal; business groups warned that it...
  • Oct. 11 Letters: Ebola, same-sex marriage, advocacy for seniors

    Is caution enough? "The force of an idea lies in its inspirational value. It matters very little if it is true or false." This was the official position of the government's Committee on Public Information regarding the Spanish flu pandemic. National...
  • Ask Kim: Can I save for retirement with my employer and on my own?

    I started doing freelance work a few months ago in addition to my 9-to-5 job. Can I contribute to a self-employed retirement account and an employer-sponsored plan at the same time? Yes. Even if you have a full-time job and are stashing money in an...
  • What's the right minimum wage for Los Angeles?

    What's the right minimum wage for Los Angeles?
    The question in Los Angeles is not whether to raise the minimum wage -- that’s almost certainly going to happen -- but how much to raise it? The City Council recently voted to hike base pay for hotel workers to $15.37 an hour -- 70% above...
  • Phoenix CEO Compensated $1.5 Million Last Year

    The chief executive of The Phoenix Cos. had a compensation package totaling $1.5 million in 2013, according to a proxy statement filed this week. Pay for the CEO, James D. Wehr, comprised $700,000 in salary, $203,000 in non-equity incentive pay, $68,...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour

    Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour
    Los Angeles lawmakers upped the ante Tuesday in the drive for a higher minimum wage, unveiling a plan that is more aggressive than Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed increase. On the same day that Vice President Joe Biden threw his support behind Garcetti's...