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Best Entry Level Jobs for College Graduates and New Alumni

Have you just graduated from college or are you a recent alumnus with a few years of experience under your belt? If so, there are a variety of job …

Employment

New Investor's Guide to Limited Liability Companies

Many investors have never owned a stock or bond but instead have most of their net worth tied up in a family business or startup. In the past twenty …

Small Business

Business Plan Essentials: Writing a Cash Flow Projection

The Expense portion of the Income Statement, however, is very similar to the template I've provided above.<p>Ready to move on to the next financial …

Finance

Learn About the 4% Rule in Retirement and Why It Doesn't Always Work

As you near retirement and begin to try to calculate how much income you may have, you're going to come across several rules of thumb that have …

Retirement Planning

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

When you are fresh out of school and looking for your first job, the process can be overwhelming. One of the most difficult aspects of job searching …

Employment

How to Pick the Best Travel Insurance Company

When looking for travel insurance—or deciding if you need travel insurance, there are several things to consider before you make a purchase. Here are …

Insurance

The 7 Best Store Credit Cards for Shopping in 2018

Store credit cards are affiliated with a store brand and occasionally sister stores owned by the same company. Store credit cards give you the …

Personal Finance

Find out What Happens to a Joint Account When an Owner Dies

When a loved one dies, particularly when it's unexpected, it can leave family members scrambling for cash just to pay for the basic necessities of …

Retirement

Should You Charge Your Customers Out-of-State Sales Tax?

Whether you must charge your customers out-of-state sales taxes comes down to whether you're operating in an origin-based state or a …

South Dakota

How a Spendthrift Trust Can Protect Your Heirs From Themselves

One of the most effective tools for protecting, preserving, and passing on wealth to heirs is the spendthrift trust. What is a spendthrift trust and …

Retirement

Investments That Keep Your Nest Egg Safe

1<p>Bank Savings Accounts<p>A bank savings account is a type of account designed to hold money that you do not need immediate access to. When contrasted …

Finance

Tax Loopholes: What Are They and How Can You Use Them?

Ask five people what a tax loophole is and you’ll probably get five different answers. Is it a tax break? Well…sort of, but not necessarily in an …

Retirement

Compare Bonds to Rental Real Estate Investment

When comparing investment opportunities, the time frame for holding the investments and the rate of return during that time are primary …

Real Estate

Best Layout Designs to Give Your Home Office a Makeover

Rumor has it that Mary Kay started her business on her kitchen table. In fact, many home business owners get started in a tiny corner of the home …

Interior Design

The Money Worries That Keep Your Financial Advisor Up at Night

A whopping 85 percent of Americans report feeling anxious about our finances, according to a 2016 study from Northwestern Mutual. And more than 25 …

Pacific Standard Time

How Do You Ask for Time Off at a New Job?

Plan How Your Work Will Be Covered<p>When you request your time off, take the initiative to present a plan exploring in detail how your responsibilities …

Employment

Where Can I Go to Find Resume Writing Help?

A resume is a very short document, but nothing is more important than a properly-formatted, well-thought-out resume if you're job hunting. Writing a …

Employment

10 Ways Debt Could Be Damaging Your Life

Debt is something that is easy to justify because it seems like everyone is dealing with debt of some kind. If you have student loans or a car loan, …

Owe

6 Reasons Your Paycheck Is Smaller Than Expected

When you get your first paycheck, you may be surprised at the different paycheck deductions. With your first real job, you tend to pay more attention …

Retirement

Smart Ways to Make the Most of 5-Paycheck Months

If you get paid weekly, you'll usually take home four paychecks a month, but occasionally there's a month with five Fridays, and that means an extra …

Money

Investing in Corporate Bonds

I want to talk a moment about investing in corporate bonds. For the bond investor, the options can seem overwhelming - corporate bonds, municipal …

Finance

How to Calculate Paycheck Withholding and Deductions- Hint: It's Easy

Are you considering doing your own payroll processing? Calculating withholding and deductions for employee paychecks isn't difficult if you follow …

Personal Finance

Find an Amish Market Near You

Amish markets are a great source for bargain-priced baking supplies, meats, cheeses and more. Locate an Amish market near you, and discover the …

Road Trips

8 Reasons Why Everyone Is Hoarding Cash Now

The velocity of money is the rate at which people spend cash. Specifically, it is how often each unit of currency, such as the U.S. dollar or euro, …

Economy

What is an Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)?

What is an applicant tracking system (ATS) and why and how do companies use them? Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are used by many employers to …

Employment

Breadth Indicators Help Investors Follow the Money in and out of Markets

Any regular stock market investor knows the value of tracking specific indicators, that (hopefully) give you some idea where, when and why the market …

Trading

This Excellent Google Tool Can Help Increase ROI

The Google AdWords platform is a tremendously effective and cost-efficient way to promote your business. From text and banner ads, to video, search, …

Digital Marketing

The 8 Best Portable Scanners to Buy in 2018

More and more people are taking care of business while they’re on the go these days. They’re no longer chained to their desks or workspaces, so they …

Gear & Gadgets

The 7 Best Prepaid Credit Cards to Apply for in 2018

Customers can get a prepaid debit card without a credit check and even if they have a record in ChexSystems. Not to be confused with credit cards, …

Banking

2 Foolproof Ways to Increase Profit

Profit is the revenue remaining after all costs are paid. Companies use profit to calculate their tax obligation and the dividend they can pay to …

Austrian Economics