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Minneapolis Fed requiring COVID-19 vaccinations by next month — or employees will lose their jobs
More than 82% of Minneapolis Fed staff are already fully vaccinated. Read More
The No. 1 reason workers are considering switching jobs
Workers appear to have gained newfound leverage as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession and businesses reopen. Read More
Melinda Gates could leave Gates Foundation — and use divorce money for her own philanthropy
The Gateses have also added another $15 billion to its endowment, the foundation announced Wednesday. Read More
Stimulus checks helped American families to stay afloat — but for how long?
Researchers looked at the number of weeks a household suddenly without employment income ket its typical consumption rate. Read More
What parents with unvaccinated kids need to know about the Delta variant this summer
Gloria Kennett is eager to take a long-awaited beach vacation, but she is keeping a watchful eye on new cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant. Read More
My sister and her husband said I should pay 40% toward our vacation rentals because they share a bedroom. Is that fair?
‘On previous vacations, we each agreed to pay one-third for two-bedroom places and car rentals.’ Read More
What to know about charging your electric car every night
Charging the car when not needed can shorten the lifespan of the car’s battery pack. Read More
Eerie places to add to your road trip bucket list
Hills that defy gravity, a bottomless hole that resurrects the dead and a lake haunted by a woman who drowns one man every year. Read More
Overpricing and other home selling mistakes that can cost you
Once your home is on the market, it’s a product, not your home. Even in a seller’s market, the wrong attitude can hurt your bottom line. Avoid these 6 mistakes. Read More
The pandemic is inspiring Kickstarter and Unilever to test four-day workweeks — but will it hurt productivity?
Companies are now reevaluating where work needs to happen, and how many days employees should be required to work. Read More