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UConn expanding successful nonprofit management program

Six years after UConn launched a program to assist Hartford area professionals to transition from corporate to nonprofit management, the successful job-training program is expanding.

CT flunks small-biz survey

Keith Griffin |

A new survey gives Connecticut an “F” and ranked the state dead last for its friendliness to small business in a variety of areas.

4 steps to paying off $100,000 in student loans

CNNMoney |

Jessica Elberfeld, 29, has paid down more than $100,000 of her student loans since she graduated college seven years ago and she'll be completely done paying them off by the end of the year.

It's back to the lobbying board for CT manufacturers

Gregory Seay |

Shock and dismay can't begin to describe the reaction that the manufacturing sector feels about lawmakers' failed override of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's veto of tax credits to fund training of the...

Employers offering dads more of a (paid) break at work

Jeanne Sahadi | CNNMoney |

Good news for anyone looking to start a family: Paid parental leave for fathers is no longer a unicorn. One firm with Hartford ties is part of the revolution.

Wooing Talent: Companies offer student loan repayment to attract Millennials

John Stearns |

Robert Syc said he's never had a job where his employer offered to help pay off his student loan debt. Until now.

Gr. Htfd jobs, economy recovering

Keith Griffin |

A new report issued by the U.S. Conference of Mayors predicts the Greater Hartford area will return to its pre-recession employment levels by the first quarter of 2017. The metropolitan economy is...

$5.5M launches city's Youth Service Corps

Gregory Seay |

The city of Hartford has drawn an extra $2.2 million in donations, plus several million more in state and federal grants -- $5.5 million altogether – to initially hire 200 underserved city...

Uh-oh. Is the stock market a bubble again?

CNNMoney |

NEW YORK -- Will the term "well above" turn out to be Janet Yellen's "irrational exuberance?"

Asian millionaires now the wealthiest in the world

CNNMoney |

Step aside, American millionaires.

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