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- Self Magazine | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 5, 2012 1:01 PM EST | Comments
Caroline Hwang, SELF magazine
Don't click under the influence! You might end up buying way more stuff online than you meant to (oops!) We're all for shopping, but get wise to these spending traps before you hit "submit."
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- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 5, 2012 12:30 PM EST | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You're feeling bold, and it works for whatever you put your hand to, especially in the kitchen. You don't have to spend a fortune, either -- you can make a gourmet meal out of an old shoestring and a left over packet of soy sauce. Be daring.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
You want to end up proud of your achievements -- all of them, not just the money made. Don't let the real bottom line get lost in the shuffle today. You are tempted by the root of all evil!
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Daily Grind Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You might have to count more on your intellect than your gut to know just how good a day you have -- and that's beca
By GalTime's Consumer Watchdog Mary Schwager
Who's hiring in today's hottest job markets
Hot Jobs Right Now
Are you job hunting or looking to make a career change in 2013? What are the hot jobs right now? A new study has some interesting tips on where you should start sending your resume.
CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) just unveiled new information on labor trends in the United States. "Job creation in the U.S. is on an upward trajectory," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. "While growth has been slower or stagnant in certain areas, there is a wide range of industries where the production of new jobs has accelerated. Markets tied to energy, production, technology, healthcare, transportation and consulting have increased employment 10 to 30 percent over the last few years."
The study found a number of specific industries where job growth has increased by double digits with an addition of a...Read More »
- Mandy Seay, Quickeasyfit | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 5, 2012 10:31 AM EST | CommentsEconomic Behavior Saves Money
Most people know about the importance of saving for emergencies and investing for retirement. It is difficult to accomplish savings goals unless you have the knowledge, understanding and behavior to take steps toward that goal.
Savings Mistakes to Avoid - Obstacles can be difficult to overcome. They range from income, spending habits, level of debt and housing situation. Recent developments in the field of behavioral economics identify some of the biggest pitfalls.
Savings habits became part of our life during childhood. These habits present the biggest obstacle to building wealth. Three mistakes affect the accumulation of cash savings:
- Late start to saving money
- Spending to money you save
- Using traditional sources for savings
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- Galtime.com | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 5, 2012 9:26 AM EST | Comments
By GalTime.com Editor Lori Garcia
The importance of giving
Give from your heart without spending a dime..
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we turn our collective focus on gratitude and the importance of giving back.
Mother Teresa once said, "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." This simple truth serves as an important reminder that even a small act of kindness can make a big difference in the life of someone in need.
You don't need to have a lot of time or financial resources to make a positive difference. Let's take a look at 6 ways to give from your heart without spending a dime.
1. Volunteer: Giving of yourself is the most generous gift of all. Whether you choose to volunteer your efforts at a hospital, library, local school, church, or shelter, the gift of your energy is invaluable. The time you spend in service of causes you believe in will feed your soul and inspire you to do more.
2. Donate: We're all holding on to a lot...Read More »
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