You do realize we have the youth of the nation home this summer and they’re looking for work — right? Unfortunately, there aren’t as many summer job opportunities available in retail businesses as there have been in the past. But that’s okay because there are lots of unique summer jobs for teens available, if they’re ready to work. Teens just need to be a little more creative and think outside the box! Here are some great summer job ideas to think about…
If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of having to make big financial decisions (even if they are good for me) makes me cringe and worry I won’t understand the facts. So, I want to break down 401k retirement plan information into a language everyone can understand. Here are the different contribution options, what to think about when investing, and what to do if you leave your job and you want to take your 401k benefits with you.
What types of jobs are minimum wage jobs? You might be surprised to find out who’s working for a minimum hourly wage these days! Here are some minimum wage jobs that most people wouldn’t think of, some of the best minimum wage jobs, and how to move beyond making just the federal minimum wage.
Whether you are unemployed and an opportunity arises in a new city, or whether your current employer wants you to relocate to another one of their offices, there are several things you should think long and hard about first. Consider your standard of living where you are now, the cost of living where you’ll be moving to, the actual cost of the move & all that’s associated with moving to a new area, and whether the salary they’re offering will be enough. We’ll help point you in the right direction and answer the question, ‘Should you relocate now or maybe wait this one out?’
For most people on the job market right now, jobs are hard to find — especially for more experienced workers. So the question is often asked, “Should I dumb down my resume to help get my foot in the door?” Here are the pros and cons of dumbing down your resume.
Many thrift store owners and those to make and sell craft items are worrying that the new legislation that regulates lead content in clothing and toys could very well drive them out of business. Here’s how the new lead laws affect you as a thrift store shopper (or owner), or if you’re a crafter who makes handmade items and sells them on places like eBay and Etsy.
Here are 11 things you should do and 4 things you shouldn’t do in the event that your company is doing furloughs or laying off employees. Yes, you can make it through these tough and trying times!
Many people choose to postpone their retirement because they want to maximize their Social Security. If you’re postponing your retirement, you have a couple of options. One of the best is an encore career, instead of a second career. Here’s more…
If you are looking for a job — or a second job — you might be discouraged. It seems that jobs are few and far between these days. However, if you extend your job search to a few specific industries, you may find that there are quite a few industries that are actively hiring right now. Here are some places you may want to look to find a job, or possibly even… to start a business.
Whether you work at home running your own home-based business or you telecommute as part of your job for another employer, you should know that there are certain tax deductions that you can take. And some that you can’t. Here’s what you need to know…
While there are many good reasons to live in a home miles away from your place of employment — such as price, and the fact that you may have owned the home before you got the job — there are also many reasons to live closer to your job.
I have realized something about time and money. The fact is that sometimes time is more valuable than money. Here are some things you can do with your time that are more valuable than working a low-wage job.