You can credit the mild weather during the holiday shopping period, you can credit Governor LePage, President Obama or any other number of factors, but judging by last year's taxable sales it seems that the economy is moving in the right direction.
JC Penney will be closing about 40 stores nationwide, affecting about 2,250 employees. Most of the closures will take place in the beginning of April. See the list of stores scheduled for closure below.
It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs.
But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless for anyone. If you’re spent on looking for available jobs in your current locale because it seems