Career & Money
147 Articles & Excerpts
Men Spend More Money When There are Fewer Women to Date
How much are men willing to spend while dating highly depends on a number of women available around them, claims a new research by the University of Minnesota scientists.
Flirting Can Help Women Become Successful In Career
Flirting at workplace can indeed help women to get ahead and build their way to success. However, their colleagues will not like it at all, saying that such women are more manipulative and should be trusted less.
Most Women Rather Not Date Unemployed Men
It turns out that the real problem for unemployed men is not that they cannot pay their bills, but that they actually cannot get dates, a new survey has revealed. It's Just Lunch, a dating service for busy professionals, found that more than 75 per cent o
People With Low Incomes Marry Less But Divorce More
Individuals with lower incomes and lower socioeconomic status value the institution of marriage just as much as their counterparts with higher incomes and have the same romantic standards for marriage. However, when compared to those with higher socioecon
Men's Unempleyment Can Lead to Marriage Breakup
A man's unemployment can have a profound effect on whether his marriage will survive or not, according to a study published in the American Journal of Sociology.
Healthcare Costs Increase During Recession
U.S. healthcare prices in 2010 rose faster than inflation, even though patients actually used less medical care in many categories, a study from the Health Care Cost Institute has discovered.
Women More than Men Are Jealous of Attractive Colleagues
Women in the workplace are more jealous and envious than men if the colleagues around them are attractive, finds a new international study. However, both men and women are equally jealous of co-workers who have strong social skills.
Life Insurance Cost Highly Overestimated By Consumers
'The Insurance Barometer Study,' and annual research found that consumers are either confused or inaccurately informed about the actual cost of life insurance, which may be preventing them from getting the coverage they say they need.
Women Pursue Careers Due to Shortage of Men
A new joint study carried out by American and Dutch scientists has found that there is definitely a connection between the availability of men in a given area and the number of ladies who thrive in the workplace.
Modern Brides Don't Care About Husband's Money
Many women these days are 'marrying down' rather than 'marrying up' or, in other words, they opt for husbands from their own social class or lower, a new British study of marriages by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has found.
Having Bad Boss Affects Family Happiness
According to new evidence, having a bad boss has an affect not only on physical and mental health of an employee, but can play a devastating role in general well-being of their family. A study conducted by Dr. Nicolas Gillet and his fellow colleagues from
How to Make $20,000 a Year in Antiques and Collectibles: Without Leaving Your Job
Buying Antiques List the Kinds of Antiques That Interest You The best way to begin in this business of antiques is to sit down with a new notebook and start making lists. List Number One is going to consist of any areas that interest you, regardless of
Genuine Leaders Look for Ways to Lead
For years a first-rate hotel tried to identify returning guests before they presented themselves to the front desk. Of course, the hotel's computer records would indicate if a guest had stayed before, but was there a way for staff to acknowledge a guest b
The ABCs of Investing
While growing up, my colleague Kate's father, Eric, never talked about money. The subject was simply off limits, and the household was ruled by an ironclad mantle of financial silence that no one in the family dared to crack. But that didn't mean that Kat
More Homeowners Walk Away From Their Mortgages
More and more homeowners are deciding to walk away from their mortgages voluntarily, even though they can still afford making payments, a new study by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago Booth School
Benefits Of Looking For A Job Through Internet
American job seekers who use the Internet are more likely to continue active job searches and less likely to drop out of the labor pool when compared to those who do not have access to the Internet, said the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal
The Myth of Excellence: Why Great Companies Never Try to Be the Best at Everything
Introduction to the Paperback Edition In June 2001, when Crown Business released The Myth of Excellence, we thought we had come to the end of a long, sometimes frustrating, and often rewarding journey. Myth was the product of almost three years of
Exceeding Customer Expectations: What Enterprise, America's #1 car rental company, can teach you about creating lifetime customers
Foreword Fifty years ago, when my dad leased his first brand-new Chevy Bel Air to a customer, he had no idea his start-up business would one day be the largest car rental company in North America, and arguably the world. In fact, becoming a big company
Babysitter - Finding and Paying For Mary Poppins
What often causes working parents the most stress? It's not the long hours at the office or trying to balance attending school events with important meetings. For many mothers and fathers, it's finding affordable, reliable and loving child care.
Type Talk at Work: How the 16 Personality Types Determine Your Success on the Job
Conflict can take many forms, not all of which are obvious. There's the traditional knockdown drag-out, of course, but there are also much subtler forms of dispute: the passive-aggressive nod intended to indicate agreement when in fact that is far from th
More Men Work Overtime Due To Job Pressure
A new Dutch study has found that many men these days are pressured to work up to 40 hours - often unpaid - per week in order to stay competitive in today's environment. The latest research has revealed that women face the same pressures as men
Married Couples Disagree On Retirement Finances
Fidelity Investments' second Couples Retirement Study, first time conducted in 2007, has revealed that despite two years of crisis in the economy and financial instability, married couples have done very little in order to improve their communication
French Couturier Christian Lacroix Goes Bankrupt
The famous French fashion house of Christian Lacroix announced this week that it files for voluntary bankruptcy in order to protect the company from creditors. Recession and the current financial crisis are being blamed for the one of France's biggest
Recession Forces Women To Spend More Money
Women during financial crisis are inclined to do more shopping and spend more money in order to rid themselves of depression associated with recession, suggest the findings of a new survey by British psychologists.
Why Female Lawyers Switch Firms?
Female lawyers are more likely to quit their job if their company does not offer them flexible work schedules, found a new survey of women lawyers that was released earlier this week. The Rutgers University's Center for Women and Work presented the result
Career: Brain VS Attractiveness
When it comes to career success it is a person's brain and not the appearance that matters the most, claims a new research by the University of Florida. According to the findings, individuals with intelligence earn much more in their lifetime compared
More Female Leaders - More Chance To Rebuild Economy
Ernst & Young, an international business consultancy group, released a report earlier this week, according to which having more women in leadership roles could be the best way out of the current global financial crisis.
Job Loss Can Make You Sick
Losing a job can lead not just to financial problems but to health-related problems as well, such as hypertension, arthritis, diabetes heart attack and stroke, reports a large U.S. study from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Bankruptcy Lawyers Charge Illegally?
Bankruptcy lawyers are billing their clients illegally by failing to get approval of the court before collecting fees, says a new report 'Routine Illegality in Bankruptcy Court Fee Practices.'
Crisis In Economy Affects Birth Control Methods
Several recent studies have found that more and more couples are now delaying having a child because of the current recession and crisis in economy as well as due to job insecurity and unemployment.