The 17 biggest money lessons of 2017 to end up richer and wiser — and ready for 2018

As 2017 turns into 2018, here are the most important financial and career lessons of the last year to take with you into a smarter, richer, happier, better future.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 political stories from the week that don’t come with a 6-month deadline

Betsy DeVos kills campus sexual assault protections and an anti-science politician is tapped to lead NASA.

Overtime pay law changes: How new government rules affect the way your rate is calculated in 2017

To qualify for overtime pay, you have to earn below a certain salary level.

Employees at Ivanka Trump's Indonesian factory allege verbal abuse and paltry wages

One woman only sees her children once a month because she can't afford to raise them on her meager wages.
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Here’s how Congress wants to change the way we pay our workers overtime

Elizabeth Warren called the bill a "disgrace."
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Bernie Sanders' new bill would raise minimum wage to $15. Does it stand a chance?

The Raise the Wage Act may not pass Congress, but it sends a message that workers are planning to fight back against Trump.

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5 ways startups have revolutionized office design

The corporate office gets a much-needed makeover.
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This is the Biggest Labor Rights Issue Of Our Time

Around 2.5 million home care workers are being denied basic protection thanks to an arbitrary exemption in federal labor law.

3 Worst Corporations Abusing Their Employees and You

Why stop at condemning sweatshops and other abuses aimed at workers when there are plenty of corporate super-powers abusing society as a whole?

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Working Families Flexibility Act: Why Are Democrats Opposing More Comp Time?

Democratic opposition to Working Families Flexibility Act would make more sense if their arguments were more consistent.
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Working Families Flexibility Act: It's Awkward How Little Flexibility It Actually Gives Workers

Everything about the Working Families Flexibility Act is fantastic, as long as you're a manager and not, you know, part of an actual working family.
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Working Families Flexibility Act: Increases Flexibility For Employers, Not Workers

Under the Working Families Flexibility Act, employers would get more flexibility and workers would lose money.