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13 Jobs Where Most Workers Are Happy With Their Pay

Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com In this era of the Great Resignation, it might come as a shock that some people actually like their jobs — or at least, the pay that goes with them. Recently, LinkedIn surveyed more than 32,000 professionals in the U.S. as part of the company’s Workforce Confidence Index. Participants were asked to […]

15 Best-Paying States for Women in Construction

New Africa / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Construction Coverage. The construction industry in the U.S. has no shortage of demand these days. The intense real estate market of the last two-plus years highlighted the shortage of housing stock in the United States. Construction companies have been trying to catch up: earlier […]

9 Factors That Impact the Size of Your Social Security Check

Dmytro Zinkevych / Shutterstock.com How much money will be in your Social Security retirement check and how much can you keep? For retirees, these are burning questions. Even retirees who continue to work may count heavily on this long-anticipated monthly benefit. Here we take a look at the deciding factors behind the size of your […]

15 Cities with the Most Female Business Owners

Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on BackgroundChecks.org. Small businesses are a major engine of growth in the U.S. economy, and women are playing an increasingly large role in the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, women-owned firms now represent more than 1 in […]

Top 15 Cities Where People Are Buying Investment Properties

Andy Dean Photography / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Stessa. In the heated residential real estate market of the last two years, real estate investors have faced fierce competition and rising prices. While many prospective homebuyers were drawn into the market with historically low interest rates and investment returns, they have frequently […]

The 15 Most Unionized Occupations in 2022

fizkes / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Smartest Dollar. 2022 has brought some of the most noteworthy victories for organized labor in the U.S. in a number of years. Workers at major corporations like Starbucks, Amazon, and Apple have led successful union drives. Petitions for union elections filed at the National Labor […]

15 Best Cities to Own a Vacation Rental

goodluz / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on LawnStarter. Thanks to vacation rental marketplaces like Airbnb and Vrbo, anyone can earn extra cash by renting out their spare room, mother-in-law suite, or entire home to tourists. In the U.S., short-term rental hosts can rake in an average of over $44,000 per year, according […]