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Buy these investments to protect yourself from a stock market crash

Volatility has returned to stock markets, and a number of top professional investors have predicted that a crash or correction is imminent.<p>Earlier this month, Jonathan Ruffer, one of Britain’s top fund managers, said he expects an “earthquake” to hit markets “within months”.<p>This month, a global …

Stock Markets

The Future Of Software Is No Code

It's accelerating how businesses are able to impact their strategy<p>Early digital computers weren't very useful. Sure, they were far more powerful than the punch card tabulating machines that they replaced, but they were devilishly hard to program. Instructions needed to be written in assembly code, …

Software Development

How Much Does the Average American Pay in Taxes?

Hint: The average household has a five-figure tax bill.<p>The 2018 U.S. tax deadline is now behind us, which means that many Americans have now …

Retirement

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

New Jersey

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

What should you do with your 401(k) when you leave your job?

<b>Leave it where it is</b><p>One option is to leave your 401(k) with your former employer. Edelman says this is not a great choice. As a former employee, you are a low priority for them. As fortunes change in their world, they might go out of business, they might merge with another company or they might …

Retirement

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

Employment

You Could Sell Your House Faster -- and Make $2,400 Extra. Here's How

Hint: Sell it soon.<p>While most housing data shows that spring and summer are the ideal selling seasons, a new report from <b>Zillow</b> found that the first …

Real Estate

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

How to Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Job

LinkedIn is an incredible tool for job seekers.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>If you're in transition and looking for a new job or you're contemplating changing jobs, there's nothing more powerful than learning how to be efficient and effective on LinkedIn. Being listed on …

Employment

Do recruiters read cover letters?

Big disclaimer: I am just one lowly recruiter. There are a lot of other people in my profession and I don’t speak for us all. But what I’m about to …

Employment

I Tripled My Salary in 4 Years—Here's How

<i>MyDomaine's new career series,</i> Raise the Bar<i>, invites women to open up about a topic that's still considered taboo: salary. In an honest, anonymous</i> …

Employment

The Power of Long-Term Investing in 1 Statistic

This should alleviate any concerns you have about stock market corrections.<p>Following what seemed like one of the least volatile years in recent …

Stock Markets

Resignation Letter for When You Are Accepting a Better Job

Resignation Letter Due to Better Salary and Benefits<p>Updated February 06, 2018<p>There are as many reasons to quit your job as there are jobs to quit, …

Employment

The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)

This group stands out as being particularly unhelpful.<p>If you want to save for retirement successfully, your 401(k) plan at work is one of the most …

Retirement

Does canceling a credit card hurt your credit?

Will canceling credit cards impact your credit score? Learn about the financial implications of canceling your credit card.<p>If your wallet is feeling …

Personal Finance

Selling your home? These 7 renovations offer the best bang for your buck

Renovating your home can increase resale value, but some upgrades make more sense than others.<p>If you're like most Americans, your home is probably your biggest investment. You want that investment to perform as well as possible, so if you think you may sell your home sometime soon, it makes sense …

Home Improvement

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

Employment

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Privacy

This Is the One Thing You Should NEVER Put on Your Resume

And it's probably on yours already.<p>Ask a room full of hiring managers which resume cliche is most likely to make their eyes roll back in their heads, …

Employment

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

The Main Reason Why Your Top Employees Quit

Superstars dropping like flies? It might not be the role, the compensation or the commute that's driving them away- it could be something YOU are doing<p>All of us want to be loved.<p>The President wants to be loved.<p><i>You</i> want to be loved.<p>So when a member of your team quits, it feels like rejection. Wait, …

Delta Airlines

Why so many data scientists are leaving their jobs

We look at some of the big challenges and frustrations that data scientists face on a regular basis.

Machine Learning

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Employment

Why More People Should Use Pre-Tax Retirement Accounts Instead of Roths

Investing in a Roth comes with an opportunity cost that many savers miss.<p>Anyone who's saving for retirement has probably had to decide whether to …

Retirement

This mom quit her job to run a six-figure business out of her home using a trending app — here's how she did it

After Jennifer Inthavong had her first child five years ago, she realized that she wanted to stay at home and care for her son full time. However, Inthavong, who worked in LA as an advisor at a local college, knew she would need an alternative income to make that possible.<p>One day, while scrolling …

Selling

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

Retirement

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

The market for Lithium (Li) is about to explode.<p>What we are witnessing now is nothing less that the transition from a carbon- to a lithium-based …

Lithium

27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with …

Small Business