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Is There a Shortage Of Airline Pilots?

If you want job security in the future, the sky may be the place for you. A new mandatory retirement age, and tougher certification requirements have left a huge deficit of airline pilots in the world, and it's not getting better.

So, if you learn to fly, you may have a good job for years to come.

The shortage is already hitting regional carriers and is expected to spread, says Capt. Steve Jones, director of flight operations at the WMU College of Aviation.

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Is Radio Shack Really Going Away?

A week ago, I wrote that Radio Shack is going bankrupt and closing all of it's stores.

And while some have closed, not all of them are.

New developments have surfaced in the tale of Radio Shack's demise.

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Why Are Gas Prices Going Up?

The price of a gallon of gas is one of the most heated topics of discussion next to the color of a certain dress.

And the important question: Why do gas prices keep going up?

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Net Neutrality and What The Internet Is Really Good For

I'm sure by now you have heard the term net neutrality -- the idea that the Internet is more like a utility (gas and electric) than just a normal service (cable and tv).

The FCC voted Thursday to keep the internet free.

What does that mean for you, the internet user at large?

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Go to College and Make More Money

If you have ever had a talk with an older loved one, a parent or well meaning neighbor they probably told you at one time or another "get yourself a college degree Kevin or you will never realize your full potential"

Yeah, Kevin. Come on.

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The Next Retail Brand to Go Belly Up: Radio Shack

It's been in the news, first as a possibility, then as reality, for months.

Radio Shack is going bankrupt. It's one of many brands that might just go away soon.

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Worst Career Advice Ever

As far as career advice goes, this is some of the worst.

Maybe it's just for a website article. Or maybe this guy really thinks this.

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Winning The Lottery And Why It Might Not Be All That Great

Three people, from North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico won the 564 million dollar Powerball jackpot last night. Life changing money. Or just life changing. For the worse?

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The Best Jobs In America

I can answer the question.

What is one of the best jobs in America?

Mine!

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Who Was Kevin O’Leary From ‘Shark Tank’ Having Dinner With?

The investors on ABC's "Shark Tank" have become, as Robert Herjavec says, "rock stars"

So, what was billionaire Kevin O Leary doing Having dinner with a real rock star?

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Grand Rapids Featured by Toronto Globe & Mail

The Southern Ontario area is similar to the Midwest is lots of ways. Socially and economically the two regions share more than just a border.

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New Scented Lottery Tickets Are Greatest Thing Ever!

It seems like we here in Michigan have lots of cool things. No toll roads, lots of snow and water, and craft beer. But the folks in New Hampshire have us beat hands down.

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