Business and Economics

Writing Resume Objectives

Writing Resume Objectives

Resume objectives are optional, but starting your resume with them is an impressive way to draw potential employers’ attention to your employment goals. Some choose to begin their resume with an objective immediately below the heading, while others prefer to let their experience and work history speak for itself without …

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How to Write the Perfect Resume

How to Write the Perfect Resume

When we are out in the job market we tend to make the mistake of sending out as many resumes as we can, without considering whether or not it will land on the potential interviewer’s table or the trash bin. Unless you are filling up a Mcdonald’s application form, you …

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Eight Steps to a Lower Car Loan

Eight Steps to a Lower Car Loan

Auto loans are relatively easy to obtain. Lending institutions know they’ll get their money back because if you don’t make the payments, they can repossess the car. The key is to get a loan for the lowest possible interest rate. Key steps: 1.Cruise the field. Compare interest rates at various financial …

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Steps to a Golden Financial Future

Steps to a Golden Financial Future

In just a few hours, anyone can set up a financial plan. This simple system works if you’re just starting out or haven’t given planning much thought in the past. Steps to take: Mind your spending. Budgets don’t work for many people. A spending plan is better. Start by writing …

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How to Keep Pace With Market Indexes

How to Keep Pace With Market Indexes

Too many investors obsess over beating the annual return of major market indexes such as the S&P 500. If matching the performance of indexes is sufficient to meet your retirement needs, here’s how to create a portfolio using index funds – funds that simply track a particular index and make …

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How to Wind Up With a Cushy Retirement

How to Wind Up With a Cushy Retirement

One of the most important times in life to bring order to your investment portfolio is when you’re nearing retirement. Three essential tips: Size up spending. Years before you retire, determine what you want your portfolio too once you stop working full-time. Work up a retirement budget and add up your sources …

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How to Rebalance a Swollen Portfolio

How to Rebalance a Swollen Portfolio

Smart investment planning calls for you to diversify holdings among different asset classes. This asset allocation will depend on your specific situation. But when the allocations rise above or fall below your targets by a set percentage—say, 20%—you need to rebalance to retain your original risk profile. How to rebalance …

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