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How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the …

Brazilian phone carrier Oi to amend terms to creditors: filing | Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The board of Brazil´s Oi SA (OIBR4.SA) has approved a change to the restructuring proposal of the debt-laden telecom provider to be submitted to creditors on Monday, the company said in a securities filing.<p>People walk in front of the headquarters of the Brazil's largest …

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

19 Things You Need to Consider Before You Accept a Job Offer | Inc.com

<i>How do I choose the right job? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Megan Dias, Recruiting Specialist at Quora, on Quora:</b><p>In order to choose the right job, you have to <i>know what you …

Career Development

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

You're Probably Overpaying for Car Insurance

Picking a car insurance provider is a lot like filing taxes. It’s not sexy or exciting, but you do it because you have to. Still, the options are …

5 presentation techniques to help you wow the room

When you’re presenting, a good story will get you noticed, hold your audience’s attention and inspire action.<p>Make that a good story <i>well told</i>—because …

Why Half of Americans Can't Come Up With $400 in an Emergency

If the economy has improved since the Great Recession, then why are nearly half of Americans unprepared for a $400 emergency expense?<p>As recently as …

Here's exactly what to say in a thank you email after you've interviewed

Yes, the hard part may be over, but there is still a critical step left in the process — the thank you note.<p>Although many see a follow-up email as a formality, a CareerBuilder survey revealed that 22% of managers said they were less likely to hire a candidate if they didn't send a thank you note.<p>I …

Your Cable Company’s Worst Enemy Is Under $50 on Amazon

According to <i>Boy Genius Report</i>, if you’re using a cable modem provided by your ISP, they’re charging you anywhere between $8-$10 a month. Find out how …

15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand …

Hate Networking? This 1 Technique Will Make You Anyone's Best Friend | Inc.com

"If you're looking for an opportunity, you're really looking for a person."<p>When LinkedIn's founder, Reid Hoffman, wrote down the three most important things he wished he'd learned in college, building relationships was No. 2 on the list.<p>He's right. Every single goal you set for yourself or your …

Self-improvement

How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence (BI) Software Tool

There’s not much debate that Business Intelligence (BI) tools have a profound effect on the way businesses analyze data and make decisions.There’s …

31 U.S. Cities Where You Don't Have To Earn 6 Figures To Live Well

Check out these cities where you can live on $50,000 or less a …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Team Building

SpeechCoach.ai helps you step up your public speaking game

Public speaking can be terrifying. Before every TechCrunch Disrupt, moderators are required to go through mandatory speaker training to ensure we’re not flaming disasters on stage. Our bosses bring in a real-life human to train us and point out how often we use filler words or simply don’t make any …

Amazon: AWS Is Not That Great - For Shareholders

Investment Thesis<p>A lot of talk is made about Jeff Bezos's AWS platform and how it had such a big head start in the cloud industry. Well, I boldly …

Investing

How To Buy A House When You're Pretty Sure You Can't Afford One

Here are six hurdles for first-time homebuyers that can be overcome.<p>The obstacles to buying a first house may appear insurmountable: Home prices have risen, mortgage interest rates are poised to rise, and by most people’s definition we’re in a market that favors sellers.<p>But for many who think they …

Steve has only been getting 1Mbps when he has paid for 70Mbps. An engineer said there is nothing wrong with his wifi router – is there another way to check?<p>Recently, I have only been getting 1Mbps from my wifi when it is supposed to be up to 70Mbps. An engineer came round and said there was nothing …

Wi-Fi

Business Highlights

___<p>Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is casting doubt on the prospects for talks that are designed to head off a trade war between the United States and China. He also predicts that automakers and autoworkers would be "very happy" …

Natural Gas

I stopped working at 34 and I'm convinced early retirement isn't about money — it's about lifestyle

<b>• The blogger behind Mr. Crazy Kicks saved and invested his way to early retirement at 34.</b><p><b>• He says there are two ways to get to early retirement faster: Increase income and decrease spending.</b><p><b>• The key is maximizing happiness per dollar.</b><p>The key to achieving financial independence is developing your …

BI vs. Automated Reporting: Which Do You Need?

Both automated reporting and business intelligence can help businesses perform better — but in different ways. With automated reporting, …

Rents are collapsing in some of America's biggest cities

Since 2012, nearly 26,000 multifamily rental units have been completed in the city, according to Fannie Mae, which for 2017 sees "elevated volume of new supply, particularly in the Loop/River North/Gold Coast submarkets." This does not include condos and single-family homes that were bought by …

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

How to Create Custom User Defined Functions in Excel

Learn how to create your own custom functions in Excel using VBA. This articles explains the pros and cons of user-defined functions and provides …

Preparing for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI

Late last month Microsoft released the certification exam for Power BI, 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI. The exam is …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …