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Jennifer Wadsworth

Jennifer is a Bay Area-based journalist who writes about politics, current events, career news and social issues. She lives in San Jose, Calif., with a blue heeler dog named Blu and an African grey parrot called Dorian.

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Most Recent Posts by Jennifer Wadsworth
  • 10 Valuable Lessons to Learn From Warren Buffet

    The guy became an investor at 11 years old, paid his way through college with profits from his childhood business and later became one of the greatest billionaire moguls and philanthropists of all time. Warren Buffet knows what he's doing.
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  • Do the Rich and Famous Have Shorter Lifespans?

    Does the full-throttle lifestyle of the rich and famous make one burn out a little faster? A study that examined New York Times obits concluded exactly that, finding that folks who found a mix of notoriety and success tend to die younger.
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  • Is Social Science Under Attack?

    As government spending gets slashed post-sequester, publicly funded social science research has been put on the defensive by conservative lawmakers. Do we need taxpayer-funded projects on National Geographic animal photography, women's labor and economic performance in China and the Asian dairy industry? Inquiring minds want to know how important those are to our national interest.
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  • Money Buys You Infinite Happiness, Says Totally Un-Groundbreaking Study

    We all know the equation: more money subtracts stress and adds a peace of mind not afforded the cash-strapped working poor. In other words, money buys some measure of happiness. But a new study by the Brookings Institute suggests something more: that the wealthier you are, the happier you become. So, evidently, money buys you infinite happiness.
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  • Fed Should Shift Focus to Expand Employment

    If we want the economy to really rally, we need to do something about unemployment. It seems, at first, a semantic ploy, to call for the U.S. Federal Reserve to shift its approach from slashing the jobless rate to actually expanding employment. But there is a difference, and it's less subtle than you might think.
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  • Student Loan Reform: It's About Time

    The national student debt now stands at more than $1 trillion. It marked the first time in U.S. history that college debt outnumbered credit card debt. A bill making its way through Congress aims to help Americans better deal with that burden of college debt.
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  • Did Twitter Crash The Stock Market?

    One fake tweet caused a “flash crash” freak-out in the market. What does this tell about the fickle nature of high-frequency trading and the power of social media?
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  • Can Doritos-Flavored Tacos Save the Economy?

    Well, America, it seems we’ve found a solution to unemployment: Dorito-flavored tacos. Or at least that's what Taco Bell is crediting for the recent creation of 15,000 new jobs.
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  • 3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Work

    You can promote sustainability in a big way with your wallet and encourage your employer to do the same.
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