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'Career cushioning' is the latest work trend, and people say it can protect your salary from recession

‘Career cushioning’ is the latest work trend, and people say it can protect your salary from recession

‘Career cushioning’ is a recession-ready work trend With tech layoffs making headlines and economists still predicting a recession on the horizon, it’s no surprise that many people are rethinking their budgets and careers right now. And on LinkedIn, people are talking about something called “career amortization.” LinkedIn career expert Catherine Fisher defines it this way …

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Check Out These 10 Utah Holiday Markets Where People Can "Shop Small" and Find Unique Gifts

Check Out These 10 Utah Holiday Markets Where People Can “Shop Small” and Find Unique Gifts

When shopping for someone for the holidays, you can always check their Amazon Wish List. But where is the fun in that? Many holiday markets — like the 10 we’ve compiled here — will give you the opportunity to give something special, meaningful, and made by someone right here in Utah. Buying local means your …

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Musk: 'People have spoken; Trump will be reinstated; Vox Populi, Vox Dei'

Musk: ‘People have spoken; Trump will be reinstated; Vox Populi, Vox Dei’

Elon Musk tweeted Saturday night that “the people have spoken. Trump will be reinstated.” The news came after a Musk Twitter poll found a 51.8% majority backed Trump’s return to Twitter. Former President Donald Trump, who vowed never to return after being banned after Jan. 6, has yet to make a statement. “The people have …

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A former Shopify employee used her severance pay to found a new startup after being made redundant along with 1,000 other people.  Here's why it can be a smart move in a downturn.

A former Shopify employee used her severance pay to found a new startup after being made redundant along with 1,000 other people. Here’s why it can be a smart move in a downturn.

Stella Alexandrova founded travel app MAVE after it was fired by Shopify.Stella Alexandrova Stella Alexandrova was among 1,000 employees laid off by e-commerce giant Shopify in July. She saw the layoff and five months of severance as an opportunity to start a business. A recession is actually a good time to start a business, says …

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A former Shopify employee used her severance pay to found a new startup after being made redundant along with 1,000 other people.  Here's why it can be a smart move in a downturn.

A former Shopify employee used her severance pay to found a new startup after being made redundant along with 1,000 other people. Here’s why it can be a smart move in a downturn.

Stella Alexandrova was among 1,000 employees laid off by e-commerce giant Shopify in July. She saw the layoff and five months of severance as an opportunity to start a business. A recession is actually a good time to start a business, says venture capitalist Paul Asel. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! …

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Vast Majority of People Who Invest in Bitcoin Inevitably Lose Money, Study Finds

Vast Majority of People Who Invest in Bitcoin Inevitably Lose Money, Study Finds

Bitcoin has been around for decades, although at that time BIS researchers noted that the cryptocurrency was not widely used for regular transactions or any real-world funding. Photo: PETER PARKS/AFP (Getty Images) About three-quarters of new bitcoin investors have lost money putting their funds in the big crypto game, according to new research from one …

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FTX's jaw-dropping collapse had nothing to do with Theranos, says venture capitalist and crypto bull Tim Draper: 'It's about people getting ahead on their skis'

FTX’s jaw-dropping collapse had nothing to do with Theranos, says venture capitalist and crypto bull Tim Draper: ‘It’s about people getting ahead on their skis’

Tim Draper, founder and managing partner of Draper Associates and Draper University, balked at comparing the stunning implosion of crypto trading platform FTX to famed biotech startup Theranos, in a conversation with MarketWatch. . “It’s not like Theranos,” he said. In a phone interview on Friday, Draper said he was unaware of any comparison between …

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4 types of people who absolutely should have life insurance, according to a financial planner

4 types of people who absolutely should have life insurance, according to a financial planner

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Life insurance is a contract between you and an insurance company, in …

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How young people can authentically take charge of their financial future

How young people can authentically take charge of their financial future

“Don’t trust anyone over 30” was the mantra of the baby boomers back when they were, finally, under 30. Today, people under 30 are genuinely trusting – and in fact have the highest levels of trust in financial services of any generation, according to a survey we have at the CFA Institute. (opens in a …

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