Personal Finance

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 […]

admin July 12, 2018

Perks like free car washes, dry cleaning pickup and a fully-stocked kitchen can help entice new workers to join a company. But they won’t necessarily keep them there. “It’s a job seeker’s market right now. That means employers need to work a little harder to find and retain talent,” said Sarah Stoddard, senior public relations […]

admin July 11, 2018

Most Americans rely on mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for at least a portion of their retirement investments. If you have a 401(k), for example, the funds in your account are generally invested in a selection of mutual fund products offered by your plan. While mutual fund and ETF investing is a very hands-off […]

admin July 9, 2018

Always feel like there aren’t enough hours at the office to get everything done? Maybe it’s time to change up your pre-work routine. How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. “If you start out with chaos, that is how the rest of the day is going to […]

admin July 6, 2018

You’re probably familiar with the wage gap. The average woman earns 80 cents for every dollar a man makes, with women of color making even less. But the wage gap isn’t just limited to the workplace. It could start as early as grade school. The average boy earned $13.80 as weekly allowance, according to 2018 […]

admin July 6, 2018

Summer Fridays are nothing new. And in a tight job market where employers are struggling to find workers, companies are getting more creative with the seasonal perks they offer in order to stand out from their competitors. Almost 75% of companies have reported increasing their benefits to retain workers, while 58% have done it attract […]