How to Stay Marketable in a Tough Job Market

Good news for the economy: The unemployment rate has dipped to 4.9 percent. That is an eight-year low. It means a lot of folks have gone back to work and are plugging away in new careers. It could also be an indication that the prospects for your new career path …

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Tax Advantages for Your Home Business

Many companies are adopting work-at-home policies that allow employees to avoid traffic jams and conduct business from their laptop. These policies have shown to provide many benefits for the workers and yield in higher productivity rates for the company. Of course, all that working at home might inspire those employees …

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Volunteering and Its Surprising Benefits

Volunteering is a charitable contribution that gives you a chance to help others. But that doesn’t mean it only helps others — sometimes it can help you too! Volunteering wouldn’t be nearly as widespread if it was a purely philanthropic exercise. What kind of benefits can you get from it? …

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Don’t Make These Credit Card Mistakes

About 63 percent of those under 30 years of age don’t have a credit card. That’s compared with just 35 percent of those over 30 who’ve chosen to opt out of the credit game. Those who do have credit cards run into trouble paying their bills.  Many millennials are cutting …

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Can Online Gambling Actually Make You Money?

It was inevitable that as the Internet wove its way into our lives opportunities for online gambling would crop up. They have and it is a multi-billion dollar industry. Recently the issue of betting online with fantasy sports leagues has made the headlines with several popular sites being shuttered because …

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The 10 Most Expensive Habits of Americans

Did you know you could be wasting thousands of dollars a year without even realizing it? That number is drawn from the habits many of us have — most of which aren’t even good for our health or well-being. Some of those habits are presented below to help you realize …

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How to Beat Post-Holiday Financial Debt

An American Research Group survey of 1,100 adults between November 17 and November 20, 2015 found that the average person plans to spend about $882 during the 2015 holiday shopping season, about two percent more than the 2014 survey. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, consumers give their credit cards and bank …

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Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Specific Sector

If you’re planning to invest some money and hopefully watch it grow, it pays consider investing in a sector instead of a specific stock. Sectors often make good long-term investments without the risk associated with investing in individual companies. Regardless of what industry you’re planning to invest it, research is …

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