Broaden your horizons.The transition to, and acceptance of, remote work has enabled employers to cast a wider net when they search for talent — and so should you, in looking for jobs.“Many employers are open to hiring remote workers, but often in the same time zone,” Ms. Weitzman said. “That means if you live on the East Coast, you’ll have multiple options in New York, Boston, … [Read more...] about How to Get Back Into the Job Market
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Small-cap value stocks rank among the market’s riskiest fare.But higher risk can bring bigger rewards, and in the first quarter, it did for three of the better-performing mutual funds. Each returned more than 20 percent by betting on small-cap value.Value investors are betting on stocks that they think are trading below their fundamental worth. Often, companies end up … [Read more...] about Betting on Small Companies Yielded Big Returns
On an older car, following the owner’s manual mileage recommendation for severe conditions will help to keep the lubricant and its blend of protective additives fresh (if you no longer have the manual, they are often available online and from the automaker). The systems built into many new cars that remind you of required service, like oil changes, take into account the length … [Read more...] about Car Maintenance During the Pandemic
How do you spend the right amount on food?According to an online survey of more than 1,000 people by LendingTree and Qualtrics published in October, weekly household grocery bills in the United States were up 17 percent on average last year compared with before the pandemic. Thirty-one percent of the respondents said that they “almost always overspend” at the grocery … [Read more...] about Save Money at the Store
In the hustle to score an elusive vaccine appointment, the leftover dose has become the stuff of pandemic lore.Extra shots — which must be used within hours once taken out of cold storage — have been doled out to drugstore customers buying midnight snacks, people who are friends with nurses and those who show up at closing time at certain grocery stores and pharmacies. At some … [Read more...] about Hunting for a Leftover Vaccine? This Site Will Match You With a Clinic.