Business

Aging for Beginners

Writing Your Résumé: Job Hunting at 40 and Beyond

How older workers can present themselves in the best light on their job search. Résumé-writing secrets and more.

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

A Look Behind the Curtains of Family Businesses Everywhere—with Jim Blasingame

Jim Blasingame joins Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner to discuss what it means to be an entrepreneur, to own a small business, and everything in between

Career

How to Land a Job When You’re Overqualified

Many employers are hesitant to hire overqualified candidates, but there are steps you can take to overcome that challenge.

Career

You Need a New Résumé That Follows These 8 Rules—Here’s Why

Today's job hunters must construct resumes that work for three kinds of readers—including nonhumans.

Career

Older People Get Internships, Too—and It Can Relaunch a Career

If you have put your career on hold, one of these "midcareer internships" could be a way to erase an employer’s hesitance.

Career

Here’s Where Commutes Are Bad Enough to Make You Quit Your Job

Where killer commutes are worst…where they’re getting better…where they’re getting worse.

Earning Extra Income

Money and Marriage: Here’s How They Go Together

Married men tend to make more money—much more money— than everyone else.

Business

How to Find a Breakthrough for a Tough Problem

The best way to solve a complex problem isn't on your own or in a group. It's both. So finds a new Harvard study on collaboration.

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The Family Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Founders of new ventures who follow in their family’s business line tend to trounce their rivals.

Business

These Tricks Fool Many Consumers. Don’t Let Them Fool You.

Dubious online sales lead the pack of consumer complaints, followed by fraud. Here’s how you can thwart them.

Career

These Are the Side Jobs that Are Earning Americans $100s Per Month

Here’s how much you could earn with side jobs and how often you'll need to work to earn it.

Career

How to Disagree with Your Boss Without Getting Fired

How to disagree with your boss? Getting it wrong could ruin your career. But getting it right could boost your career.

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Franchises That Don’t Cost a Lot

Here are 15 great franchises that don’t cost much to buy or operate.

Career

How to Negotiate a Good Starting Salary

Many job applicants settle for less salary than they deserve. How to get more…

Career

Ask the Right Questions When You Leave a Job

Employers often conduct exit interviews with employees who are leaving. They ask the soon-to-be-former employees their opinions about the workplace,…