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Who couldn't stand to earn extra cash each month? Problem is, you may have the desire but not the extra hours to take on time-consuming work. Fortunately, in this digital age, there are lots of side...
- Associated Press
“A lot of people are surprised by how much work it takes because I think a lot of people who are earning a passive income are talking about how great it is having earned that,” says Pat Flynn, a California-based entrepreneur and creator of the “Smart Passive Income” podcast. When does a job or side hustle turn into passive income? “Passive income, for me, is really something that you have to work to set up, but after that, it takes very minimal work to maintain and to keep that income stream coming,” says Joseph Hogue, a chartered financial analyst and creator of the YouTube channel Let’s Talk Money.
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- Business Insider
Workers at a Wisconsin hospital sought new jobs with higher pay — then the hospital sued to stop them from leaving
Seven healthcare workers at ThedaCare in Wisconsin applied for new jobs at another hospital in the pursuit of higher pay and better work-life balance.
- Business Insider
Your résumé is your first chance to impress an employer. Minor mistakes, like overuse of uppercase letters, could mean falling at the first hurdle.
Planning for retirement can feel daunting, especially because you have to save a large amount of money for a time that's probably pretty far off. It can be tempting to put off saving until you make...
The year opened with a debate over the American Rescue Plan, which would go on to boost household income by $1,400 -- $5,600 for a family of four -- through a third round of direct Economic Impact...
Srijan Upadhyay supplied fried snacks to small eateries and roadside stalls in the poor eastern Indian state of Bihar before COVID-19 lockdowns forced most of his customers to close down, many without paying what they owed him. With his business crippled, the 31-year-old IT undergraduate this month travelled to Rajpura town in Punjab state to meet with consultants who promised him a work visa for Canada. "There are not enough jobs for us here, and whenever government vacancies come up, we hear of cheating, leaking of test papers," Upadhyay said, waiting in the lounge of Blue Line consultants.
- Yahoo Money
The global workforce is rapidly aging, requiring both companies and employees to change what work looks like, according to a new book.
The shift to remote work has some employees feeling less connected to one another and, by extension, to their companies. Is that a problem?
With the Union Budget set to be presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Feb. 1, the state of the Indian economy remains grim as the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be peaking across cities and towns. The Union Budget presentation is closely observed by economic and political commentators as the government tries to correct some wrongs from the past year, or award a handful of carrots to poll-bound states in the expectation of garnering more votes. For example, last year’s Budget outlays sought to offer an optimistic “pro-growth” vision to the long-term plan in a bid to kickstart domestic private investment through increased, government-enabled capital spending.
Covid-19 vaccine mandates face stiff resistance in the US, where they are clashing with national ideals of personal freedom.
There's a saying that when you're in a job that you enjoy doing, it doesn't feel like work. Finding the right side hustle is the same way. If you can take what you're already interested in or good at...
The retired teacher's plight is found across the Islamic Republic, where worsening economic misery is palpable after years of harsh U.S. sanctions and Iranian mismanagement. The economy is the top challenge for Iran's ruling clerics, who fear a revival of protests that have erupted since 2017 by lower and middle-income communities angry at growing poverty. And yet hardline President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed not to link the economy to nuclear negotiations with world powers, even though the talks could lift most U.S. economic curbs through the revival of a 2015 pact limiting Tehran's atomic programme.
There was a time when planning for retirement meant having lots of children. Later, millions of workers depended on private pensions for financial security in old age. Then in 1978, Congress added an...
The categories with the greatest price increases over the past year are the things lower-income households spend most of their income on.
- The Hill
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) has asked state lawmakers to triple the state's tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, The Associated Press reported. Whitmer's proposal, which will be unveiled in her state of the state address, will restore the state-earned income tax credit to 20 percent of the federal credit. This initiative would give low- to moderate-income workers an extra $350 in their yearly salary, according to the AP. More...
- Motley Fool
Image source: Getty Images Many employers give out raises at the start of the year. But what if you didn't see your pay go up to kick off 2022? Or what if your pay did get a bump, but you're still not happy with what your paycheck amounts to?There are plenty of ways a higher salary could help your financial picture.
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MBA students at IESE in 2021 It’s 2019 again at Spain’s IESE Business School — only now the money is better. The business school of the University of Navarra in Barcelona released its 2021 MBA ... The post 2021 MBA Jobs: At Top European B-School, 33% Make Tricky ‘Triple Jump’ appeared first on Poets&Quants.
IRS investigating reports of families receiving wrong information about their child tax credit — why that could reduce their tax refunds
If the IRS determines it overpaid a household, it will trim the refund in order to recoup the money or include a balance due.