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10 US Cities With Plenty of Jobs and Cheap Housing

With many American families struggling with high rent, credit card debt and student loans, as well as a global pandemic, it might be difficult to find an affordable place to lay down roots. Finding a place to live with good-paying jobs and affordable housing is certainly a delicate balance. Many U.S. cities have one or the other, with American families assuming that a city with decent wages will come with high housing costs. But luckily, there are plenty of cities that offer the best of both worlds. Find Out: 50 Cities Where It’s Cheaper To Buy a Home Than Rent Read More: Rising Sea Levels Are Hurting Home Values in These 40 Cities To identify cities in the U.S. that have plenty of jobs and cheap housing, GOBankingRates gathered information on the 200 biggest housing markets in the U.S., according to Zillow. We gathered data available regarding the typical home value and monthly rent as of March 2021, as well as the city's unemployment rate, according to the 2019 American Community Survey. Discover: See the Full List of Money's Most Influential and More The 10 cities in the final ranking have values lower than the U.S. national average in all of the above factors. Additional data on labor force participation and livability score was gathered from the American Community Survey and AreaVibes. All data was collected on and up to date as of April 26, 2021. Find out if your city has cheap housing and job opportunities. Last updated: August 5, 2021

These 7 Side Hustle Apps Will Make You Extra Cash

If you're looking to earn some extra cash without having to compromise your schedule, there are several side hustle apps you may want to consider. With these money-making apps, you can get started quickly with little to no initial costs. Whether you're looking for gig economy jobs or just want an app that can earn you extra cash, there's something out there for you. While these apps may not make you rich, it's worth taking a look at some of the easy ways of earning money just by using your phone. 7 Best Side Hustle Apps to Make Money Here…

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Making a six-figure salary is something many of us aspire to do. However, even if your salary is $100,000, you will take home a lot less home after taxes. Read: 10 Ways To Bounce Back From a Heavy Spending Month on Your Credit Card Budgeting Advice: 25 Secrets Every Rich Person Knows In addition to federal income taxes and FICA deductions, you might have to pay state and local taxes, depending on where you live. Each state has its own tax brackets and rates, so how much gets taken out of your paycheck varies by state. Where does your state rank? Last updated: Aug. 4, 2021

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Top Mistakes Remote Job Seekers Make on Their Resumes

It turns out that a whole lot of people who got a taste of remote work during the pandemic have no intention of going back to the office without a fight. A recent study from FlexJobs found that a full 65% of employees now want to work from home full time while the other third prefer a hybrid schedule. Nearly three out of five were ready to quit immediately if working from home was no longer an option post-pandemic. Read: Companies That Let You Work From Anywhere See: When These Big Companies Are Planning To Return To the Office In short, if you’re looking for a job that lets you work from wherever, get in line — openings for remote positions are attracting a whole lot of resumes. If yours is one of them, keep reading to learn about the biggest mistakes you definitely want to avoid straight from the career coaches at FlexJobs. Last updated: July 29, 2021

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27 Most Lucrative Side Hustles for People Over 50

If you think the side hustle was born to serve the millennial generation, that might be true. Everywhere you turn these days, it seems like millennials — ages 23 to 38 — have at least one additional way that they make money other than their main job. See: 50 Ways To Live the Big Life on a Small Budget Read: Companies That Let You Work From Anywhere But other age groups besides millennials are interested in side jobs as ways to make extra money, too. Baby boomers — or adults ages 55 to 73 — are also getting their hustle on, whether it's to earn a little extra money for fun or to supplement their main source of income. Find Out: 15 Signs Your Employer Wants You To Retire Baby boomers are hustling harder than millennials, according to a study by Wonolo, a gig platform. One baby boomer out of every 3 is completing three or more gigs a week on its platform, compared to only 1 in 5 millennials. If you're looking to earn more money, find out which side hustle opportunities can help you reach your financial goals. Last updated: Oct. 6, 2021

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The Biggest Salary Negotiation Mistakes You’re Making

With the COVID-19 pandemic still going strong, it’s a very tough time to be looking for a new job. But don’t let the struggle inhibit you from doing what you can to get good pay and benefits. Even in a shaky economy, hiring managers expect candidates to negotiate terms. Good To Know: 20 Jobs Where You Can Make $60,000 Out of College “(E)ven with a much larger group of applicants, finding the right candidate for the role is more important than ever,” said Cynthia Spraggs, CEO of Virtira and author of "How To Work From Home And Actually Get SH*T Done: 50 Tips for Leaders and Professionals to Work Remotely and Outperform the Office." "If you are one of the top candidates, know that we want you as much as you want us. Negotiate from that strength." Not only are you expected to negotiate, but failure to do so could not only hurt your career but also your prospective employer’s impressions of you. Read: 10 US Cities With Plenty of Jobs and Cheap Housing Learn: 45 Jobs That Can Make You a Millionaire Before Retirement "When a person immediately signs and returns the offer, no discussion, no negotiation, I immediately fear certain things," said Michael Sherlock, speaker, author and corporate trainer. "(I fear that) they don’t have any confidence in themselves (aka, they don’t believe they are worth more); aren’t good salespeople/sales leaders — after all, if you can’t sell yourself in a salary negotiation, how are you going to react when a customer gives you a price objection?; (and) maybe I could have gotten them for even less." But people can easily go wrong when it comes to the art of negotiation. Here’s a look at 12 mistakes that CEOs and job recruiters see happening. Take note so that you don’t blow your next job interview. Last updated: Sept. 22, 2021

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