Financial Cents: Posts About Jobs

Is Entrepreneurship Right for You?

Starting your own business can be massively rewarding, but that doesn't mean that being an entrepreneur is right for everyone.

Posted on: March 04, 2019


How to Tell if a “Business Opportunity” is Really a Scam

When assessing a potential job or business opportunity to see whether it's a scam, stick to the "Duck Rule." If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck ...

Posted on: March 01, 2019


Financial Tips to Help You Through the Government Shutdown

If you're a government worker who's been furloughed and is currently living no-paycheck-to-no-paycheck, tapping your savings is a better option than racking up high-interest debt.

Posted on: January 15, 2019


10 Skills You’ll Need in the Job Market of Tomorrow

The skills that make you a great employee today might be obsolete before you know it. Here are ten skills to help keep you employable well into the future!

Posted on: January 09, 2019


12 Careers With Great Entry-Level Positions

When you start a new career, you want there to be a decent starting salary and good prospects for future growth. So which career fields can deliver that?

Posted on: December 31, 2018


How to Vet Potential Renters

When you're letting someone into your home or a property that you own, you want to be absolutely sure that they're a person you can trust. 

Posted on: December 03, 2018


10 College Majors That Will Get You Paid

Student debt is a huge financial burden for millions of Americans, but some college majors are actually worth the cost.

Posted on: November 20, 2018


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