Federal unemployment benefits under the CARES Act are set to expire on Labor Day, unironically. As of Sept. 6, the weekly $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, benefits for freelancers and for those who have otherwise exhausted their eligible claims will disappear. Residents of 26 states have already lost the FPUC
Over 10 million Americans are still unemployed. It’s bad, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We can thank those considerate people in Congress for making an already dire situation much worse when, in December 2013, they simply allowed the emergency unemployment benefits to expire for 1.4 million Americans.
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To the ones who have had some trouble holding down a job, or the ones who have had extreme difficulty actually landing a job to hold down, or the ones who simply just cannot work, here’s some good news. There are actually perks to being an unemployed citizen; a person
After countless hours and attempts, I am ready to share some of the key lessons that I have learned so far about how to properly solicit (through email or otherwise) advice and guidance from a professional in a field you want to enter. The No Pressure Rule: I have already
One of the benefits of graduating from New York University is that you are one in a million’literally. Since there are so many of you/us it stands to reason that some of you/us will eventually reap the rewards of being part of your/our large community of graduates. One of those
While being young, broke and beautiful is all well and good, some people’s finances are more jacked than others. That’s why we’ve invited Betsy Crouch (aka Coach $izzle) to come onboard and dole out some much needed advice. She is a professional financial coach after all. If you’ve got a question
This post is for the truly Broke-Ass. The ones who are broke because they have no income, and have no income because they have no job. You’ve felt alone, lo these many nights. Sending resume after cover letter after desperate plea into the cyber-abyss of Craigslist, monster.com and idealist.org. and