stressful job

Every job comes with a degree of stress. And, what may be stressful to one person may not be stressful to another.

Only you can really determine whether or not you find your current job stressful. However, there are some considerations to take into account as you evaluate your job and whether or not it is worth the stress.

CareerCast.com recently released a jobs report that included the most stressful jobs. In order to rate these jobs, CareerCast.com looked at 11 stress factors. These factors include:
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beauty on a budget

As a woman, you definitely understand what I mean when I say that beauty doesn’t come cheap. From makeup to manicures to haircuts, maintaining your appearance can really put a dent in your budget.

In a 2013 report, it was found that a woman will spend approximately $15,000 on beauty products in her lifetime. That’s a staggering number considering beauty products and services aren’t something we necessarily need to survive (although I might disagree).

Even so, beauty is fun! Plus, it’s hard not to splurge on it every now and then. If you’re on a tight budget, here are five beauty tips to help you stay beautiful without breaking the bank.

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A recent article from Travel Weekly has created a lot of buzz about the future of airline ticket rates. In it, the project management director for PROS, a revenue management software provider, hinted that some larger airlines are on the brink of adopting technology that will charge each customer differently based on the virtual data it gathers about them — or at least their name-less profile. Smaller airlines have already been experimented with this type of platform on their own websites and sales channels.

It’s called dynamic pricing (or surge pricing, or micro-target pricing), and most airlines already practice it at some level. For example, carriers change class-based rates based on demand, peak travel times and holidays, and even when people book their flights (late booking is typical of business travelers).

But this newer version gets a little more intrusive and controversial (there’s even talk that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) might get involved to examine its impact).
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baby sleeping
Many parents underestimate just how many things they have to teach a child. From the early basics of manners and potty training to more advanced things, such as having empathy and how to deal with hard life situations, the list goes on and on. That’s why many people neglect areas like financial training.

I know my parents rarely talked to me about money and money management. In fact, my own mother encouraged me to accept my college’s $40,000 loan offer, despite college costs being less than $7,000 a year. Thankfully I didn’t take the opportunity to waste that sum and graduated without any loan debt.

What else should parents be teaching their kids in regards to finances? Here are four lessons everyone needs to learn and pass on to their own children to get you started.
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money recovery
Have you been personally targeted by ads offering to help you find “unclaimed” money? If you immediately wrote them off as scams, you were wise — but that doesn’t mean unclaimed money itself is a scam. The US government estimates that billions of dollars each year go unclaimed, just as the advertisements say — and your name could be on some of it.

No one says no to money that belongs to them. This is the reason unclaimed money scams are so widespread. Even if there’s only a slim chance you’ve inherited a fortune, you may be entitled to anything from a few dollars to a few hundred dollars — money that could go toward a savings goal, paying off debt, or just enjoying a nice dinner out.

If you’re interested in reconnecting with your long-lost dollars, it’s important to know how to recognize the scams and find legitimate sources. But, first, let’s discuss where all this unclaimed money comes from.
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how to use leftovers

While some people have an aversion to leftovers, my mom dubbed me “The Human Garbage Disposal” because having too much leftover food was never a problem while I was in the house. To this day, I often have leftovers for breakfast and lunch, which not only saves us money but also saves me time and effort during my busy days.

However, not everyone is keen on eating the same meal several times in a row. The good news is that some of the tastiest dishes are based on leftovers. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your leftovers:

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