Only about one-third of working people under the age of 30 consider themselves able to handle money. The term handling refers to skills like saving, investing, and effectively spending what you have. Why do so many grown people feel they just don’t have a grasp on this essential part of daily life? The general lack of financial skills might be
Never pass up a sure thing. Especially when it comes to job offers. You don’t have to look at it like a multiple year or decades long slog. Sometimes, you must consider taking a job you don’t want now to plan for the financial future you need later. This is great advice to consider when the alternative is continued unemployment.
There are a lot of different aspects to growing up — perhaps none of them more sobering than the fact that you have to start seriously budgeting. We live on limited funds, particularly when we’re younger. The fact is that a big part of “adulting,” as you might call it, involves making big decisions that will affect your budget. Most of the time, if you’re considering money — you’re probably deciding between two different purchases to determine which option is more feasible.
Did you know that people usually switch jobs or radically alter their career paths at least 5 to 15 times within a working lifetime? According to a 2018 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person changes jobs at least a dozen times throughout their life. Why do people change jobs so often? Does it have anything to
“I am in a lot of pain and I give you permission to remove 2 or 3 teeth.” Many years ago, I was in so much pain from a toothache that I went to a dentist’s office and wrote those exact words on a patient registration form. I said this to my relatives, and they howled with laughter. It was
I began traveling the world in 1996. Over the years I visited places like Belgium, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, and even the Philippines. I spent a semester studying abroad in London, England during my junior year in college. For extra money, I worked in the library and whatever local odd jobs I could. While studying in London, I worked illegally