Steps to Take After Losing your Job

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Being let go at a job can be tough on anyone, especially someone with a family to support. Most jobs are not stable no matter how secure they seem. Your employer can lay off employees for various reasons at any time. Some families rely on two incomes to meet all their needs and save diligently for unexpected expenses. If you did lose your job, you have to act fast and find out ways to start earning...

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The Highest and Lowest Paying College Majors: What Matters and What Doesn’t

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When you go to college, the big discussion is always about your field of study and ideal career field. All majors are not considered equal. There are certain majors that merit higher paying jobs and let’s face it, everyone would love to earn more money. Last year Entrepreneur.com generated a list of average income of the top 10 highest-paying majors. Their list included the following: 1. Petroleum...

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5 Ways to Earn Extra Money When You Already Have a Job

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Do you have a job that pays a sustainable wage but could pay more? If you can’t get a raise right now, there are plenty of ways to earn extra money outside of your day job. While your time might be limited, I’m sure you could use some extra money in your bank account in addition to your steady paychecks. Here are 5 ways to start earning extra money today even though you already have a main job. 1....

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New Overtime Laws: What They Could Mean for You

I remember thinking how awesome my first salaried job was. I was right out of college, working as a Communications Specialist for a non-profit. I didn’t mind the long hours to hit deadlines or the entire weekends I spent working 12-hour days at events. Looking back, I realize that I probably worked more than 60 hours each week, sometimes more. That means I was making an hourly rate that was a little...

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