What Does a Financial Analyst Do?

November 15, 2012

Ever wondered what a financial analyst does?  Are you in college and majoring in finance in hopes of being a financial analyst?  Is being a financial analyst the same as being an accountant? These are all good questions to ask yourself when searching for a career in finance.  Personally, I’ve been a financial analysst, a […]

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Best Money Advice For New Graduates

November 10, 2012

Good for you, you’ve graduated college! You have a diploma with your name on it and are now most likely being pushed into the deep end of the real world by your parents.  Do not be alarmed!  Pretty much every adult you know has been in your exact position and has survived. Get Money First […]

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How To Get A Better Paying Job

October 30, 2012

The federal minimum wage since 2009 is $7.25 per hour. If you already knew that because you see that rate on your paycheck, it’s time for a change, and I’m not talking about getting tips. The economy is tough, jobs are scarce, college graduates are unemployed and every headline sounds like economic doomsday is approaching. […]

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Sweet Jobs But Surprisingly Small Salaries

October 15, 2012

Here are some jobs that most people agree are cool jobs, but just don’t pay well. NFL Cheerleaders The beautiful women who get paid to smile and wave pom-poms on TV actually only earn $50-75 per game. After two preseason and eight regular season games, that’s just $500-750 for the year. So why take the job? […]

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Ten Lowest Paying Jobs (and better alternatives)

September 30, 2012

Millions of Americans are stuck in low-wage jobs, their career ambitions crushed under the weight of the need for a paycheck, any paycheck. However, Americans are known for resilience, and many will find at least one aspect of the job enjoyable. Here are the ten lowest-paying jobs in the US and alternatives that use the […]

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The Real Key to Getting a Job

September 14, 2012

Since Google pandalized my website related earnings, I’ve been looking to get back into the workforce and restart my financial career.  Having taken off 7 years to focus on blogging and online revenue generating projects, I have learned one thing about finding a job that I’d like to share in this post. The real key […]

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New Retirement Savings Guidelines

September 12, 2012

How much do you need to save to retire? According to Fidelity’s latest recommendations, eight times your annual income is the right amount of money to save for your retirement.  Specifically, here is what Fidelity had to say about saving for retirement: In the set of age-based targets released Wednesday, Fidelity says employees should have the equivalent of their […]

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Some Quick Resume Tips to Help You Stand Out

August 30, 2012

After not having interviewed for nearly 12 years, I’m back in the game and have some tips on how to help make your resume stand out.  Let me start by saying that my resumes have evolved quite rapidly over the past two months.  But more importantly, the response rate from employers to my resume have […]

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Keys To An Early Retirement

August 19, 2012

Retiring early is part of many people’s “dream life”. Sure, we spend the first twenty years of our lives preparing to work at a job (for the next thirty plus years), but the ultimate goal is to be able to do no work at all. While there are very obvious reasons that some people reach […]

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Money Saving Gadgets, Gear, Tools And Tips

July 30, 2012

How can a modern family or individual save money? Many people associate saving in this economy with sternness and expense. Those who read this article will not. Here’s how to waste less water, expend less electricity, and spend less money to get the same products. How Much Water? Low-Flow showerheads, faucets and toilets If your […]

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The Correlation Of Jobs That Pay Well Without Hard Labor

July 23, 2012

First and foremost, any job that will give you a desk and or cubicle is more likely to pay you pretty decently and is definitely going to be on the opposite end of the spectrum from hard labor. There isn’t much hard labor you can do in a 10 by 10 foot square box with […]

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Jobs That Work Well With Your College Schedule

July 13, 2012

So, you’re in college and you are looking for a job on the side, you know, because you’re an adult now and you want spending money. Or beer money, or spring break money. Whatever your financial needs, there are some great places to begin looking for jobs that you can hold while still being a […]

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Medical Career Salaries

July 6, 2012

There is no way to deny that the medical field is a booming industry and a great one to train for a job in, because jobs will always be available. If you can get a job in a hospital, it is generally thought that you are pretty set in terms of how much you make […]

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Best Jobs of the Future

July 3, 2012

A common trope told to students currently in college and high school is “many of the jobs that you will hold in your careers have not even been created yet.” While that is uplifting since there are not a lot of jobs open at the moment, it makes career planning extremely daunting and tricky. How […]

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Top Ten Career Categories In Demand

July 2, 2012

Finding a career that is in demand is an important part of choosing which college degree or career category to pursue.  If you’re undecided about what you want to do, it’s always good to look at the top careers that are in high demand.  Here is our top ten list of careers in demand. 1. […]

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How to Plan for Retirement Costs

June 27, 2012

A big part of planning for retirement is estimating your expenses during retirement.  Some people will need more money than they currently spend and others will need less, but when it comes to making assumptions, here are three things that you should take into consideration. Plan for Taxes During Retirement Most people underestimate the amount […]

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The Best Work From Home Opportunities

June 20, 2012

For working parents, those who live far from their workplace and those who really love their home, the possibility of making money from home seems like a dream. As more people go online to find the goods and services they need, more people are able to earn income from their unique products and skills. The […]

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Forecasting Financial Requirements For Your Small Business

June 18, 2012

Financial forecasting could be defined as an organization’s prediction relating to business situations that will have an effect on the organization in the upcoming days. Also known as financial projection, this is one of the vital aspects of a business plan that’s founded on budgeting activities and approximates of funds required by the institution in […]

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How Much Money Actors Make

June 12, 2012

The question often arises of how much money do actors really make? The best answer you will get is that it all depends. Of course it does, but that doesn’t mean that what it depends on can’t be explained. There are a few things to be known before you jump into the variables of the […]

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10 Tips To Improve And Make a Winning Resume

June 10, 2012

However your resume may be written at the present moment, it is inadequate, it does not stand out and there are hundreds of others whose resume will make the eyes of the employer pop out before yours. In fact, yours will likely slide right into the garbage. If you didn’t agree, you wouldn’t be looking […]

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Top Paying Careers Worth Considering

June 5, 2012

With the rising tuition costs, the improbability of career advancement in most positions, and the overall low wage jobs that the typical citizen takes to make a living, it’s time to crack down and settle for nothing less than a top paying career. Jobs are impermanent and risky. Careers, especially top paying careers, are well […]

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How To Find And Get Summer Farm Jobs

May 29, 2012

Summer farm jobs and internships, ranging from vegetable picking, working with animals and manual labor are a great choice for people who want to be outside, get fit and enjoy the farm life. It is an even greater opportunity to those who live deep in the city away from farmland and for students looking for […]

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