Jobs numbers reflect the difficult market The monthly national unemployment rate dropped to just below 10%, to 9.7%. Though the unemployment picture appears to be improving, many job seekers continue to struggle to find work. Employment counselor Amy Lindgren has ideas for dealing with the difficult job situation.9:06 a.m.
Amy Lindgren: Founder and president of Prototype Career Services. She also writes a column for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
What's your financial 'new normal'? Consumers are discovering that they need to have a whole new level of spending that's lower than in the past. Personal finance guru Ruth Hayden says a new way of managing your money means more than just cutting back on purchases.10:06 a.m.
Ruth Hayden: Personal finance consultant and author.