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These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

Finance
Medical school might be your ticket into the millionaires' club — provided you can repay the debt you'll incur on the way. Indeed, many of the nation's highest-paying occupations are in the health-care field, according to a GoBankingRates analysis of 2017 compensation data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Anesthesiologists are the top earners in the U.S., bringing in an average salary of $ 265,990. Surgeons follow close behind, with an average annual salary of $ 251,890, while obstetricians and gynecologists earn an average of $ 235,240...
It's been a rough month for stocks. Take these steps to safeguard your portfolio

It's been a rough month for stocks. Take these steps to safeguard your portfolio

Finance
Many investors are breathing a sigh of relief following Monday's market rout and subsequent rally. That doesn't mean you should get too comfortable just yet. Even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained about 650 points in the past two days, it is still down 5.1 percent for October. That makes it the worst month since January 2016. The S&P 500 has dropped 6.9 percent this month, the worst since September 2011. Financial experts emphasize that does not mean you should panic. But you should double check your strategy. ...
Think your co-workers are strange? Get a load of these HR horror stories

Think your co-workers are strange? Get a load of these HR horror stories

Finance
Ever get a sinking feeling when you're around a certain co-worker? Someone who may have a substance abuse problem or a very liberal attitude toward work hours? You're not the only one. Hiring managers have a wealth of eye-opening, scary workplace tales. The following hiring horror stories were collected by recruiting software company JazzHR, which reached out to its nationwide network of hiring managers for their run-ins with the worst of the worst. A new hire was given a company credit card for food and lodging during training, according to one JazzHR manager. The bill had a number of charges from an adu...
These Intestinal Worms Might Be Hiding in Your Sushi, Doctors Warn

These Intestinal Worms Might Be Hiding in Your Sushi, Doctors Warn

Health
As sushi and other raw seafood dishes become more popular in Western countries, doctors are warning about a dangerous parasite that could be lurking in undercooked fish and squid. Writing in BMJ Case Reports, gastroenterologists in Portugal recount the tale of a 32-year-old patient who was admitted to the hospital with severe stomach pain, vomiting, and a week-long fever. When he mentioned that he’d recently eaten sushi, his doctors suspected anisakiasis—a parasitic disease caused by tiny worms, called nematodes, that attach to the wall of the stomach, esophagus, or intestine. Sure enough, using an endoscope (a long tube with a with a camera on the end), doctors were able to spot an ...
In your 40s with no retirement savings? Make these your next moves

In your 40s with no retirement savings? Make these your next moves

Finance
Will your nest egg last? It's no secret that Americans, on the whole, are behind on retirement savings. While it's one thing to be in your 20s or 30s with no nest egg, by the time you reach your 40s it's a bad situation. Though the average American aged 44 to 49 has a little over $ 81,000 socked away for the future, according to the Economic Policy Institute, there are plenty of 40-somethings with no savings at all. If you're one of them, here's how to recover. 1. Don't panic Nerve-wracking as it may be to find yourself in your 40s without a dime set aside for your golden years, don't flip out about it too much. The good news is that you still have a number of working years ahead of you to catch up, so rather than harp on what you haven't saved, focus your energy on do...