Personal finance from around the Web:
- Unemployed? Consider working for Uncle Sam. The federal government will add more than 190,000 jobs to its payroll over the next few years. [Wise Bread]
- Health insurers and policymakers are watching a Maine court case revolving over insurers’ ability to increase premiums. Should the state insurance commissioner be permitted to dictate prices that translate into a loss for an insurance company? [The Wall Street Journal]
- High-achieving high school students should consider tuition last when deciding to which college they should apply. If they’re qualified enough to get in to school, the school will take care of them financially. [I Will Teach You to Be Rich]
- A trip to the slums of India taught a rich, privileged New York teen how to change her spoiled ways. Read her account of the trip as well as her mother’s version. [New York Post]
- Adults need playtime, too. A nonprofit CEO claims that companies would be more productive if they provided a “recess” for employees. [The Huffington Post]
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