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Credit monitoring services may not be worth the cost

When Jed Grant’s security clearance and biometric information was stolen from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the agency offered him and 22 million other affected people a free credit monitoring service. The service “was worth what I paid: nothing,” said Grant, CEO of IT security firm Peer Mountain. “So far in the five-plus years

9 hot jobs that don’t require a college degree

For people who decide not to pursue a college degree, it might seem challenging to find a job that both is appealing and pays a living wage. Yet employers are struggling to fill many decent-paying positions that don’t require a degree. A new CareerBuilder report shows the hottest in-demand jobs for 2018 that often can