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Gender Wage Gap

Equal Pay Day may seem more like Equal Pay Groundhog Day

March 14 is Equal Pay Day, the day that symbolizes when women have caught up to what men earned the previous year. Though  it may seem more like Equal Pay Groundhog Day, considering the snail’s pace of progress.

NH small meat, poultry processors will get boost from USDA grant

The grant was part of $88.6 million the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded to nine nonprofits across the country to finance startup and expansion of independent meat processors through the Meat and Poultry Intermediary Lending Program (MPILP).

There are better ways than quiet quitting to deal with a crummy workplace

Yet another study has come out about how Americans are “quiet quitting,” because they feel overworked, underpaid and undervalued by their employer. Quiet quitting, if you haven’t been following this “trend,” means not putting in any more effort than what’s required on the job.

Its Your Money piggybank

What you need to know about paying your taxes, 2023 edition

Yes, it’s that time of year. Even if your taxes are E-Z (see what I did there?), things change every year, and it can be confusing. The more complicated your taxes are, the more confusing it can get. This is our annual attempt to answer some FAQs for those filing their 2022 taxes.

Apparel Impact recycling millions of tons of textiles, one bin at a time

It did. Apparel Impact, based in Bedford, has 22 bins in Manchester, and more than 900 in five states, as well as warehouses in Hooksett and Albany, N.Y., and 22 employees. In 2022, the company’s efforts redirected 9 million pounds of textiles from landfills.

It’s Your Money: 5 small things you can do today to fix your finances

This topic may look familiar, because in November I addressed cutting expenses. But today’s column looks at the small things everyone can do right now to save money.  Here are five small things that are easy to do – honest! – that can eventually lead to a big impact on your pocketbook.

What’s a Pet Scam?

People who rely on the internet to find and buy a new pet often end up with nothing but tears and an empty pocketbook, statistics from the Better Business Bureau and Federal Trade Commission show. Pet scammers lure in buyers with photos of cute animals – usually puppies, but any animal will do – take …

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Scam Q&A: NH consumers should be aware of red flags

New Hampshire consumers should beware of online shopping scams, especially ones using Facebook or Facebook Marketplace or email as the origin point. Pet scams, employment scams, phishing and more, target Granite State residents, both young and old, the New Hampshire Better Business Bureau says.