Hiring a neighbor teen to watch your kids this summer? Budget an additional 10% for federal and state taxes -- and that goes for in-home care the rest of the year, too.
According to the 2013 Mother's Day Index, the value of a mom's labor is down from 2012 levels.
Looking for a job this summer or know a teen or young adult who is? These part-time gigs can provide acceptable compensation for someone new to the working world.
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A majority of managers believe that swearing indicates a lack of professionalism, self-control, maturity or intelligence. Bye-bye promotion.
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