How an Interest Rate Hike Could Affect Small Businesses

Ever since the depths of the Great Recession and the collapse of the housing market, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at close to zero. Those artificially low interest rates were designed to spark a wave of hiring, encourage investments and give home buyers greater confidence and lower mortgage payments.   For the most part, the actions of the Federal...

Deadliest Jobs – What do Alaska Adventure Jobs Pay?

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If you love high wages, then you might want to consider some of the great jobs in Alaska. The low population means that you will face very few traffic jams. Many people get to spend days or weeks with little contact with others definitely helping to reduce the stress level. Most of these jobs are outdoors. Psychologists know that...

Smart Investments All New Homeowners Should Make

One of the first things you think of when it comes to the American Dream is owning a home. This dream comes with a cost, however. For most people, the biggest single investment they'll make is a home. Therefore, it's a good idea to make periodic investments over time to ensure you're able to make your dream home last....

Student Spectacular: How to Succeed in Studying

Whether you are attending a community college, a 4-year university, or pursuing your degree online, you want to make the most of your education. You are only studying for a few years, and then it’s time to take what you have learned and head into the workforce. What you accomplish in this short time really matters. Below are four...

The Shell Game: Exposing Americans in the Panama Papers

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The Panama Papers is the largest ever leak of secure data. The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung received a large amount of encrypted internal documents from Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based company that sells offshore shell companies to wealthy clients.  The secure documents have been called the “Panama Papers” which contain copies of emails, PDFs, and photo files from the secretive law firm located...

Why are Ammunition Prices Dropping?

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Manufacturers, firearms enthusiasts, gun owners, competitors, sportsmen, and outdoorsmen and women are aware of the current and sudden drop in ammunition prices, and they realize and understand that the departure of the Obama administration has created the expected turn in current ammunition prices. Now that a downturn has occurred with ammunition prices under Donald Trump, others not as familiar with...

How to Market Your Professional Skills Online

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Marketing your personal brand online can be a challenging task if you don't have the right tools. In a lot of cases, the online world is pretty oversaturated. When many people hear this, they get discouraged and decide to quit. However, if you remain consistent, diligent and innovative with your tactics, you can successfully promote a solid personal brand...

These Unlawful HR Practices Can Have Damaging Consequences

Labor laws can be complicated, partially because different states and municipalities have their own laws for what an employer can and cannot do. If you are a student or a job seeker, you need to know your rights so you can detect unlawful activity. For HR professionals, you need to be aware of unlawful practices and put a stop...

Can Trump Simplify the Tax Code?

The U.S. tax code is complicated. That is one point we can all agree on. President Trump and Republicans want it simplified with a flat tax, but that means losing some, if not all, entitlements, deductions and tax credits. For some, it’s worth it for the time and effort it would save tax payers and the government.   The Cost of...

What are the Most Profitable Degrees in Today’s Job Market?

You are entering a time where the next four years will shape the rest of your career and you may be wondering what degree will serve you best in the future. If you are looking for a degree that will impress employers and be lucrative in the long-term you have to think critically about the job market. When deciding...

Sig Sauer Will Build Army’s New Gun in New Hampshire

The military may soon have a new pistol. After 10 years in the bidding process, they have approved a contract worth $580 million to New Hampshire’s Sig-Sauer. They have chosen the P320 pistol as the weapon that most soldiers will carry. Great News for New Hampshire Economy This gun is likely to be manufactured in New Hampshire, according to the Union...

6 Types of Professionals You Need for Your Business (and Why)

Success in business heavily depends on who you have on your team. You need to have the right employees with the necessary skills and training, in addition to natural talent in their respective fields. There are always certain professionals that end up being indispensable in all types of businesses. Here are six types you need to get your company...

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What is Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

Trump's tax reform plan is touted as the biggest attempt at reform since Reagan was in office. While critics denounce Trump's plan, saying that...

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How Wrongful Death Lawsuits Impact Families

Families are impacted daily by wrongful deaths. An individual may be working and, due to the negligence of another, an accident can ensue causing...