Financial Cents: Posts About Jobs

What’s a Trade War and Do I Really Need to Care?

Trade wars are the petty schoolyard fights of international politics, only with billions of dollars and thousands (maybe millions) of jobs on the line.

Posted on: October 31, 2018


8 Financial Tips for Freelancers

Working freelance means being prepared to hustle for your next gig, save money to cover late payments, and maybe even becoming a corporation!

Posted on: October 23, 2018


If You’re Fired, Are You Able to Claim Unemployment Benefits?

If you were a flat-out bad employee, unemployment benefits will probably be out of reach. But they still might be more accessible than you think.

Posted on: October 17, 2018


How Can You Tell if a Job Offer is a Scam?

Job offers that sound too good to be true or that require you to put money down up front are probably not legit.

Posted on: October 03, 2018


Millennials Love Using Uber, But Seniors are the Ones Driving

According to one survey, over half of Uber drivers are ages 61 and above. Turns out that driving for a rideshare app can be a great way for retirees to earn some extra income—and fill their spare time!

Posted on: August 10, 2018


Rising Bankruptcy Rates Are Threatening America’s Seniors

A new study has found that bankruptcy rates for Americans 65 and older have grown fivefold since 1991—and indicates that a fraying social safety net is to blame.

Posted on: August 08, 2018


6 Ways to Earn Extra Money After You’ve Retired

Just because you're no longer working a 9-5 doesn't mean you won't be working at all.

Posted on: July 27, 2018


If You Work One of These 5 Jobs, the Robots Are Coming for You

Truck drivers, call center workers, and even chefs could all see their jobs replaced by technology. 

Posted on: July 27, 2018


Yes, You Can Get Fired For Having Bad Credit

Most people know that employers can check your credit score while hiring you, but they can also do it while you work there—and let you go if the results are bad.

Posted on: July 11, 2018


How to Make Money Online: The Ultimate Resale Guide

Cut the clutter in your closets and turn it into cold, hard cash. Selling your stuff online is easier than you think, if you know what you're doing.

Posted on: June 28, 2018