A few months ago, I made the decision to quit my Executive position at a small internet publishing firm. I knew I didn’t want to jump into another 40-hours-behind-the-desk job right away, so I decided to pursue a career in real estate. I thought it might work well with the small portfolio of rental properties … Read moreMy First Week as a Real Estate Agent
Almost every day, I am grateful that I am able to work from home. I have a great work from home job that provides my family with the necessities of life. And I can do it on my own schedule, and on my own terms. I’m not the only one who can enjoy a work … Read more5 Work from Home Jobs
One of the necessities of life, especially if you want to protect your assets, is insurance. Just about everyone needs home and auto insurance policies, and it’s a good idea for those with dependents to purchase life insurance. Instead of just buying insurance policies, though, it can make sense to get involved in selling insurance. … Read moreHow to Become an Insurance Agent
Previous generations have been taught that a college degree ensures a higher paying job. In recent years, college graduates are finding that no longer holds true. In fact according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics 8 of the 10 fastest growing jobs do not require a college degree. That isn’t to say formal education … Read more7 Good Paying Jobs That Do Not Require a College Degree
Sometimes, what you really need is a little extra money. Whether you are trying to pay down debt, or whether you are trying to save up a huge sum for other purposes, a second job can help you improve your cash flow. If you have nights and weekends free, here are 10 second job ideas: … Read more10 Second Job Ideas
Recently, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer sparked a debate when she decided to require employees to come into the office. Thanks to the Internet, it’s possible for more people to telecommute. Indeed, Yahoo! has been known as a telecommute-friendly workplace. This new announcement changes things and places the emphasis on working from a more traditional office. … Read moreTelecommuting from Home or Working in a Traditional Office?
Would you like to make some extra money? Of course, we all would. The problem is that we’re always so busy with our day jobs, families, and other responsibilities that it can be difficult to find time for increasing our income. The good news is that there are many side gigs that don’t require much … Read more5 Fun and Easy Ways to Make Extra Money
When you’re looking for your next job there are two ways to get your resume to potential employers and hiring managers: Send your resume to them through an application process Have them (or the company’s recruiters) click on your resume from a resume posting website Either way you want your resume to get noticed. The … Read moreHow to Get Your Resume Noticed
When we start preparing for a job interview, the first thing most do is reviewing the most common interview questions. However, besides questions like, “what are your greatest strengths?” and “why do you want to work for this company”, there’s also more you should be thinking about. Since employers often use your credit report as … Read moreWhy Do Employers Check Credit History?
The easiest way to resolve most of life’s money problems is to earn more money. You can cut back many unnecessary wants like cable, internet, cell phones, and eating out… but at some point there is no more cutting to be done. Extra income is needed to better your financial situation. Of course one of … Read moreShould You Jump at Every Promotion Opportunity?