Jake Michaels

A former Department of Labor analyst, Jake is a freelance writer who talks about economics and other news about the job market and how it affects the present and future workforce.

Jake Michaels
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Being Practical: What To Do After Getting A Huge Raise

After years of hard work, you finally get a huge raise. Congratulations! But whether you’ve earned your raise through a promotion or simply due to your performance and tenure, it’s important to be smart about your increased earning capacity. So, let’s take a look at practical ways you can go about with dealing with your …

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Providing Relief and Relaxation Through Hospital Gardens

Our modern, fast-paced lives are filled with stressors and other things that might jeopardize our health. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, one of the things that would surely lift a weary spirit—especially that of a patient– is the sight of a lush garden filled with flowering plants, fruit trees, …

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Disposing Documents: Properly Disposing Confidential Papers

In any business or organisation, a lot of paperwork keeps piling up and, eventually, some paperwork become useless or irrelevant. However, this paperwork may still contain private or confidential information about the company/organisation, its current and past employees and clients, its members and its operations.  These documents can include bank account numbers, social security numbers, …

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Common Myths about Finances that Stop You from Retiring Comfortably

Utah is just as popular to the baby boomers as it is among the millennials. According to Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, its population of people 75 years old and above will increase by 60% from 2020 to 2030. The question is how many of these are ready to retire? If you’re one of those …

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Top Three Credit Cards to Use When Traveling Overseas

Millions of Americans travel overseas each year for either business or pleasure. Although most travelers plan and prepare for their trips months ahead, traveling abroad can still be expensive. That is why you need to know everything that you can to cut down a few costs or lower some fees whenever you are traveling to …

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