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October 20, 2009
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Rundles Wrap Up: Lather, rinse…
The real question is, “What will the end of the recession look like?” If anyone thinks it will simply be a return to the economy of the past 16 years or so, think again. By Jeff Rundles

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Execs – here are eight reasons you’re still unemployed
You think you're trying as hard as you can to get a job, but you’re probably running up the down escalator. Here's why you're still jobless, and what to do about it. By John Heckers

Six secrets to small biz financial security
When the lines between your business and personal finances blur, there can be problems and confusion. Here are six secrets to avoiding potential financial headaches. By Bob Rhyme

Where’s that cyber-security czar, anyway?
While we wait for the government to act, there’s a lot companies can do to reduce their own risks. By Scott Walker

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