Millions of Americans work for themselves, whether they use a formal business entity or not. Many business-friendly banks cater specifically to freelancers and people with side gigs, and offer attractive bonuses or valuable small-business perks. Learn about the best bank accounts for freelancers.
The rent really is too damn high. Or rather, U.S. home prices have skyrocketed so much faster than median incomes that most Americans can’t afford new housing. That’s no exaggeration. Literally 7 in 10 Americans can’t afford the median cost of a new home. So what’s a median American to do? Get creative, that’s what.
At high school and college graduations, you’ll often hear speakers urging young people to follow their passion. The idea is that if you get a job you love, you’ll work harder at it, and success and prosperity will follow. But in real life, it doesn’t always work out that way. If the job you love
In 1916, John D. Rockefeller, the father of the petroleum industry, became the world’s first billionaire. Over a century later in 2023, there were 735 American billionaires and a total 2,640 billionaires worldwide, according to Forbes. That number may in fact be low — the Wealth-X Billionaire Census estimates there were 927 American billionaires in
Not all jobs require extensive experience or years of postsecondary education (and its attendant student loan debt). Some entry-level jobs pay quite well, and many offer paid on-the-job training or apprenticeships too. Using data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we surveyed hundreds of high-paying jobs that don’t require a four-year college degree
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