Pros and Cons of Online Job Hunting

Landing on a new job after college/underemployment or Finding a higher paying job and thus increasing your income is one of the most important aspects of personal finance. There are few other articles on career and productivity that I wrote in last couple of years. In this blog post I’ll talk about finding job through internet.

Internet job search

Sociologists conducted a survey, the topic was: “What do you do when you need to find a prestigious job quickly?” The results were the following: 6 % of the respondents will go to a recruitment agency or labor exchange; 7% of them will ask their friends and relatives for help; 9 %  will look through the newspaper for a suitable job; 16% of respondents will search for a job through the Internet sitting at home; 62 % use several of the above mentioned methods.So, it’s worth to say a few words about the pros and cons of Internet job search as it is the newest and the most widely used means of job hunting.

Few Smart Buys for this Year

In this guest post Jennifer talks about a buying list that can be considered as investments, to the essence that these will make your life easier and make you spend less money on other things. As personal finance is very personal, I am OK with this list. This list might work for you, but definitely won’t work with all. Some of the items, like amazon prime membership which we don’t have and probably never have, did make in to this smart buying list. Enjoy the post!

Buying

Financial instability is something so many of us struggle with but are always looking to find answers to. Money saving is challenging for many due to the progressive tendencies of having to take money from saving accounts for emergencies and extra things that we may need.

51 Cost Effective Things to do This Memorial Day

Every year, Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May. This day is observed in order to honor, remember and celebrate the soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of duty to serve the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is also marked as the start of summer. Many people use this as an event to both celebrate Memorial Day and also to welcome summer. 

Memorial Day

This is one of the long-awaited holidays we have.  For me this is the first holiday of the year as I haven’t taken any paid leave so far. Planning to celebrate the day by doing some fun activities with friends. What will you be doing?

Economic Warfare as an Instrument of Transnational Organized Crime

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Deep Capture Blog for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

The CEO and chairman of overstock.com, one of the largest online retailers, Patrick Byrne, gave the presentation on how economic warfare is used as an instrument of transnational organized crime.

organized crime often move the market to their favor often exploit the conflicts of economy or the loopholes found in the system. There’re many aspects of economy that can be penetrated by these corporations through various means, among which are short selling, settlement and securities.

Technology to Help You Lower your Car Insurance Premiums

If car insurance is taking a hefty bite out of your budget, there are a number of ways to potentially decrease your premiums. One of the easiest ways is simply to shop around using comparison websites, which allows you to see just how different the numbers can be between different providers.

Car Insurance

Insurance companies use a variety of factors to assess risk, after all. Another way to lower your car insurance rates is to think about installing a telematics system or “black box.” These record your actions as a driver using GPS technology, theoretically rewarding you for good behavior with lower rates. It may seem a bit nanny-state, but does it really work?