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Are you better with money than a 15-year-old? Take this 5-question quiz to find out.

A new global financial literacy test shows many of the world's teens, not just American ones, struggle with how to manage money.

Young people worldwide have suffered the most from the financial crisis — here's how much

One in 10 jobs for people younger than 30 disappeared. Some may never come back.
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Parents Who Raise Vegan Babies Might Be Jailed in Italy

Makes you crave a little mozzarella, no?
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More Than 1,100 People Have Died in India's 118-Degree Heatwave That's Melting the Roads

You'll never complain about summer heat in America again.
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Homework Sucks — And We Have the Research to Prove It

Hit the books, or don't?
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The Best and Worst Countries for Work-Life Balance (The U.S. Doesn't Rank Well)

This will make you sad.

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One Number Reveals Just How Bad Global Income Inequality Has Become

Amid decades of economic gains, a major decline.
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The Most Productive Country in the World Isn't the One You Would Expect

And vacations have a thing or two to do with it.
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The Best Job in America Isn't One Most High Schoolers Dream About

Meanwhile, the worst job in America is one many people are fighting to get.
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8 Charts to Show Your Boss to Prove That You Can Do More By Working Less

4-hour work week!

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Here's How Much TV America Watches Compared to the Rest of the World

Television is more than just a pastime for Americans. It’s a way of life.
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In 2014, Young People Will Be One Year Closer to Never Being Able to Retire

Retirement was a nice idea while it lasted.
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3 Reasons Chris Christie's Education Plan is a Model For the Rest Of the Country

America spends more than any other country on education, but we're not getting anywhere near the best results.
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The Graph That Shows How Badly U.S. Education is Failing

California could provide a model for the rest of the country.
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Politicians Don't Understand Most Americans, and the Research Proves It

Inequality has created an empathy gap in the U.S. that could have economic consequences for everyone.

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Janet Yellen, Mary Jo White, and Christine Lagarde Shatter Gender Stereotypes

Janet Yellen's nomination to the Federal Reserve follows several other high-profile women taking over postitions historically held by men. The old stereotypes are falling.
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This Study Proved American is Not the Most Exceptional Nation in the World

The U.S. education needs to be completely rebuilt from the bottom up.

7 Surprising Facts About the U.S. Education System

The OECD released a new report on education, highlighting the ever-widening employment gap between those with high levels of education and those without. The results will shock you.
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Millennials Should Go to College And Graduate — It Will Pay Off

Is attending college even a good decision anymore?
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Student Debt 2013: Pew Research Center Predicts Hefty Bills For Spring Graduates

The amount of U.S. households owing money on student debt loans has more than doubled since 1989. Costs are still growing, and very quickly.

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Tax Day 2013: This is How Much You'll Have to Make Up For Big Corporations

Paying taxes on April 15 is part of what it means to be an American, and most of us are going to do it because we play by the rules and we believe in our system — most of us.
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World Water Day 2013: Every Day Should Be World Water Day

The global water crisis shouldn't just be addressed on March 22, but every day of every year.
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America Plummets to 22nd in New Economic Rankings

According to a new report by the World Economic Forum, America ranks an abysmal 22nd in economic participation and opportunity, education, health, and political empowerment for women.
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Lipitor Now Offered for Free at Wegmans and Rogers, CDC Concerned About Overuse

Recent initiatives by retailers to provide generic drugs for free may end up reducing the number of potentially life-saving new drugs we see in years to come.
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Why Paul Krugman is Right to Slam Austerity

The theories of Paul Krugman call into question the necessity of the highly touted austerity measures favored by many governments around the world.

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Shadow Economies: Earning in Nontraditional Jobs

Society needs to acknowledge that the shadow economy exists, seek to understand the causes and conditions creating such a market and seek the proper changes to discourage participation.
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Slow Job Growth Unrelated to Government Policies

Low demand, not government policy, is to blame for slow job growth.
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Recession Shows Democracy, Capitalism Don't Mix

The EU's debt crisis, and even the Occupy Wall Street movement, sheds light on the failure of the West's version of capitalism and its inability to coexist with democracy.
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Fighting Largesse Without Legislators

Kids are getting bigger these days, and many young people are responding to this fact by taking action without engaging legislators.