Personal Finance

admin July 30, 2018

Phone calls from recruiters. LinkedIn InMail messages. Signing bonuses. Some workers always seem to be in high demand. Sure, they likely excel at their jobs and are highly qualified. But a few simple steps can help anyone get on — and stay on — recruiters’ radars. Hook them with your LinkedIn profile A strong LinkedIn […]

admin July 30, 2018

But what happens once you establish that emergency fund? Do you need more cash than that? There’s nothing wrong with having cash at your disposal that isn’t earmarked for emergencies only. In fact, it’s actually smart to keep some cash in your brokerage account so that if an investment opportunity comes your way, you won’t […]

admin July 27, 2018

Workers are parting ways with their employers a lot these days. More than three million people quit their job in May, according to government data. But even though job seekers have the upper hand right now, keep in mind that how you leave your current job can affect your career in the future. “Employees need […]

admin July 27, 2018

The 9-to-5 workday is a relic of the past. And for many women working in white-collar office jobs, it may actually be holding back their progress at work. While a 9-to-5 workday once helped people set boundaries between work and home, today’s modern office instead means most people are working more than ever. Because women […]

admin July 26, 2018

While socially responsible investing is increasingly important to investors, they still care more about making a profit. According to a study from Merrill Edge, 88% of Americans say market performance is still the most important factor in their investing. The majority of people, 60%, say they’d be more likely to invest in a profitable company […]

admin July 26, 2018

When a parent is boss, things can get complicated. Working with family members can create a whole set of issues that non-family businesses never have to deal with. Families often struggle to preserve their close relationships while protecting the business’s bottom line. “Businesses are in business for a lot of reasons, but to make money […]

admin July 25, 2018

Being yourself at work is not always easy. Nearly half of all LGBTQ employees aren’t out at work, according to a new survey from the Human Rights Campaign. And that’s not just a problem for LGBTQ employees — that’s a problem for employers, too. Fostering a culture of inclusion has direct effects on workers’ output […]

admin July 17, 2018

There’s a nice little real estate boom underway in Europe. Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank. Prices spiked more than 14% over the previous year in Berlin, Rotterdam and Budapest. EU data […]

admin July 12, 2018

All working Americans need retirement savings, regardless of gender. But the need is particularly strong for women, since they have a tendency to live longer than their male counterparts. They’re also more likely to require paid care at some point — as a spouse may not be around to provide care. It’s therefore unsettling to […]