The workforce since 2008 and how business is conducted has changed drastically. In the past, there was such a thing as job security, tenure, company “lifers,” and pension plans. That is no longer a reality and it’s something you and I will have to come to terms with. We will have to learn to work with the new way things are done and realize that with the scarcity of jobs, people willing to work without benefits as temps will be the future.
Darwin, in Say Bye to Full-Time Employment: You’re Likely to be a Temp in the Future, gives some examples of fields that are destined to become temporary positions in the future.
Job security may be a thing of the past but you can still protect yourself financially. Check out these tips how:
33+ Side Job Ideas [Faith and Finance]
Employed or not, side jobs are a great way to increase your earnings with little commitment. Here is a great list to get you started.
5 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Back to School [4Tunate]
Fast and unhealthy don’t have to go hand in hand with food. These recipes are not only quick and healthy, but they’re inexpensive too.
9 Tough Truths About Running a Business and Changing Your Life [The Lifestyle Business Podcast]
This podcast gives some valuable insight about running a business of your own. It dispels some of the myths, both good and bad.
Poverty Is NOT a Disease [So Over Debt]
How do you view poverty? Have you ever experienced it or even come close? It’s a misunderstood state of life at best.
How to Avoid Financial Stress on Move-In Weekend [Money For College Project]
Moving, no matter your age or situation, is always stressful. Keeping the stress down will help you avoid mistakes that might cost you money.
4 Cozy Fall Date Ideas [Feel Gooder]
To some, dating is an expensive chore. Even after marriage, date nights can be a pricey event that causes negativity and ruins what was meant to be enjoyable. These activities on the other hand are inexpensive and fun!
20 Killer Websites to Help You Live Cheap [Live Cheap]
With the boom of Internet businesses, many new sites have cropped up to help facilitate the needs of the public. Such sites help you trade goods with others in your area or even find free stuff.
Who Is Your Money For? [Oblivious Investor]
Who exactly are you working to provide for: yourself in retirement or your legacy after you die? Your decision can affect how you should save.
Are Actively Managed Funds a Fool’s Game Compared to Index Funds? [Squirrelers]
Finding the right investment, especially long-term, is sometimes finding the balance between fees and profits that yield a decent margin for you. Which of these is better?
7 Ways to Master the Art of Haggling [Money Talk News]
Finding a deal can be fun but haggling for one, depending on who you are, can be even more enjoyable. Knowing you got the best possible deal is a great feeling.