Popular budgeting advice like the 50/30/20 rule — which allows a set percentage of income to necessities, wants and needs — is meaningless for people whose paychecks go up and down. Freelancers, the self-employed, and those who depend on tips or commissions can have a great-paying month or a bad one, and that leaves them […]

Researchers examining multiple field experiments, from 1989 to 2015, found that hiring discrimination remains unchanged for Blacks.

If you're shocked by your low entry level salary, strategic budgeting may help you navigate your first job with a little more ease.

Work/life balance may feel elusive, but it is important to your mental health to make sure job stress isn't interfering with your livelihood.

  This morning we are discussing the labor market. Why is the labor market making news right now? Right now, the labor market is making news because it is on a tear, Last week, we learned the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits is closing in on a 44-year low, signaling that the job […]

Looking for a new job is stressful enough, but once you find an opportunity, making those final considerations about whether to accept the job or decline it brings on an entirely new array of stressors.Is the salary enough? Should you try to negotiate more and exactly how much more? Is there a good benefits package?While […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low 5 percent, roughly where it has been since fall. Last month’s hiring gain marked a drop from the average increase of 200,000 […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday approved the nation’s highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022 after it was hailed by Democrats as an example to the nation as it struggles with a growing gap between rich and poor. The legislation now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown, […]

In DeVry University’s commercials, they have been proudly boasting that 99% of their graduates are working professionals. Well, it has come to light that that’s not exactly true. Click on the audio player to hear more on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” […]

The verdict is in! The list of the 50 best companies to work for in 2015 was released, and Jasmine Sanders has a few to name, so get those resumes ready for 2016! Click on the audio player to hear them in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the […]

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin’s coffee shop in San Juan’s colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning. He’s turned off the air conditioning to lower his power bill. With fewer customers, he’s cut staff hours and tried […]

  On average, kids and teen earn about $35 a week just from an allowance. But for teens who do work, the most popular jobs are in fast food, grocery stores, camp and retail. Listen to the audio player for more stories in the latest Jazzy Report. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. […]