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.

Here’s how Congress wants to change the way we pay our workers overtime

Elizabeth Warren called the bill a "disgrace."

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.


5 ways startups have revolutionized office design

The corporate office gets a much-needed makeover.

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?


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.

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.

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.