This Week's Term

Pay in Lieu of Notice... refers to the compensation an employee receives when they are separated from the company without proper notice.  To be entitled to pay in lieu of notice, there must be an employment contract, company policy, or statutory requirement that outlines the wages owed the employee before termination of employment.


Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.2 trillion in July 2014.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $10,200 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Careers

Highest Paying Jobs 2014:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.