5 New Hiring Trends Job Seekers Should Be Aware Of

Antonio Guillem / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.com. What are the latest hiring trends — which will be applicable for the long-term — that today’s job seekers need to keep on their radar screen? FlexJobs tapped a panel of workplace and remote work experts for their insights. Their top five hiring […]

How to Choose Between Active and Passive Investing

goodluz / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story comes from Wealthramp. Active investing and passive investing are two contrasting approaches to making your money work for you in today’s market. Both philosophies use the S&P 500 as a benchmark to gauge the success of their performance, however active investing will typically aim to outperform the benchmark, […]

The 10 Most Risky Industries for Starting a Business

Fida Olga / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on HireAHelper. Risk is unavoidable in any new business, but entrepreneurs in certain industries can expect greater likelihood of survival early on. Real estate and rental and leasing businesses have the highest first-year survival rates at 88.4%. Other industries that rank highly for survival rates […]

How to Answer Interview Questions About Career Goals

Dusan Petkovic / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.com. Are you preparing for a job interview and wondering what the hiring manager will ask you? One common question is, “What are your career goals?” This can be a difficult question to answer, especially if you’re not sure what you want to do […]

The Ultimate Guide to Building Freelance Income

Evgeny Atamanenko / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.com. Are you interested in starting a freelance business? If so, you’re not alone. Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent looking to make extra income or a seasoned professional seeking more flexibility and freedom, freelancing can be a great way to earn money and work […]

Investing vs. Paying Off Student Loans

The Federal Reserve reports that the average college graduate has around $35,000 of student loans—and those of you carrying such debt may find it an impediment to achieving your Rich Life. But the surprisingly good news is that student loans were probably an excellent financial decision. We’ll look into the reasons why in this article.  […]

Sell from your own platform to algorithm-proof your business

Sometimes it feels like a never-ending cycle. Pay for Facebook ads (or Instagram ads or sponsored tweets or YouTube ads), watch your traffic get a bump, close a few sales, repeat. Or maybe you’re working hard at creating YouTube videos and posting perfect Instagram pictures. Maybe you’re getting a ton of traffic from Pinterest. You […]

What If I Have $1 Million and Still Can’t Afford to Retire?

astarot / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. If you think that with a million dollars in the bank you would be on easy street when it comes to retirement, think again. According to research from Natixis Investment Managers, more than 35% of millionaires say it will take a miracle to retire […]