Job Placement and Training

Be professional when seeking financial assistance

We get emails every single day from people who need financial assistance for their bills or may want free stuff like food, clothes, or more. If and when you ever need help at some point in your life, be professional in your communication. It can make a major difference. As we have noted before, we receive countless emails with multiple spelling errors, significant grammar issues, entitled communication and more. It is so unfortunate, and that type of unprofessional communication can be a difference maker when seeking financial help. So how …

44% of Americans do not pay federal taxes

I am always shocked when I see these stats. It is estimated that about 44% of American households will not pay federal tax on their 2018 returns, and that is equivalent to about 76 million Americans. About 43.2% of Americans did not pay any taxes on their 2017 returns, so fewer Americans will pay taxes this year as estimated by the Tax Policy Center and IRS data. Now this is not because anyone is breaking the law or anything, but it because the tax code is set up to give …

1.2 jobs for every unemployed worker in December 2018

The job market continues to boom. As we have been writing about for a couple years now, the economy is on fire. In fact, as of December 2018, there are 1.2 jobs available for each unemployed person in the US according to the JOLTS report which was released yesterday. Incredible! This means if you don’t have a job, there are literally 1.2 positions available and waiting for you. A total of 7.3 million jobs are available in this country, in all sorts of industries…manufacturing, travel, social services, health care, professional …