Good News for Older Workers

Older unemployed workers saw welcome gains in the job market in September as employers expanded their payrolls by a higher than predicted 248,000 jobs. The national unemployment rate for people ages 55 and older fell last month from 4.6 percent to 3.9 percent, a bigger drop than the rate for workers overall, the government said. For men ages 55 and older, the jobless rate dipped to 4 percent in September from 4.4 percent the previous month. Last year at this time …

Saving in September

September just makes me wanna sing. First of all, I can’t get that Earth, Wind and Fire song “September” out of my head. I can hear Maurice White now. Ba de ya, say do you remember Ba de ya, saving in September Ah. you caught me. That’s NOT how the song goes. But think of it as a way to remind yourself that September is National Coupon Month. See also: Where do you find your coupons? September has been dubbed National …