High-paying jobs you can do from home without a college degree

  • Researchers from The University of Chicago analyzed which jobs can be done from home given their characteristics and work duties.
  • Given this classification of telework jobs, we decided to look at which jobs are high-paying and can be done from home but do not require a college degree.
  • Using education requirements and typical salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we looked at jobs from the University of Chicago list that earn more than the US average annual salary and where the typical minimum education is a high school diploma or no formal education.
  • Transportation managers made the top of the list with an average annual salary of $103,320 and a minimum educational requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent.
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The kinds of jobs that can be done from home range from managers and supervisors to sales agents, and not all

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What’s the Best Age to Get Your First Credit Card?

Young adults have enough to worry about without giving second thought to their credit scores. Yet that three-digit number can have a big impact on your financial life, and the better your score, the easier it will be to lease your first apartment, buy a car and even embark on a new career, as employers frequently check your score before you’re hired.

While understanding personal finance might seem a little intimidating for the uninitiated, the basics are fairly straightforward. And a good place to start is by opening a credit card at 18, so you can start building credit at an early age and developing good money habits.

Below, we review why it’s important to get a credit card at 18 and what you can do to protect your credit score as a new cardholder.

Why you should establish credit early

The third-most important factor in achieving a good credit

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El Dorado Insurance Proves they are The Resource for Executive Protection – Press Release

“The El Dorado Advantage – Executive Protection Insurance”

El Dorado Insurance Agency, a Houston based insurance agency specializing in specified insurance categories, have shown that they are the resource for Executive Protection Insurance.

Houston, TX – Sep 12, 2020 – El Dorado Insurance Agency, a Houston based insurance agency specializing in specified insurance categories, have shown that they are the resource for Executive Protection and Security Company Insurance. 

“El Dorado Insurance has provided specialized insurance for a wide array of security and protective service businesses for 50 years,” said Josh Ring, President of El Dorado. “That experience gives us a distinctive skill set when it comes to understanding the unique insurance needs of both executive protection employers and their employees.”

At El Dorado, decades of experience in the executive protection industry have made them experts at evaluating all possibilities and potentialities to help you find the very best coverage, so

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American Innovation dollar Proof set sales begin in October

Collectors interested in the four-coin 2020-S American Innovation $1 Proof set can begin placing orders with the U.S. Mint starting at noon Eastern Time Oct. 8.

The set, offered at $24 per set with no mintage limits or household order restriction, incorporates all four standard Proof 2020-S American Innovation dollars.

The standard Proof finish for the dollars, which are struck at the San Francisco Mint, exhibits frosted, raised devices contrasted against mirrored fields.

The four-coin set comprises the American Innovation dollars celebrating Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland and South Carolina.

The four dollar coins share a common obverse depicting the Statue of Liberty. The obverse bears a privy mark of an industrial machine gear, adapted from design elements of the introductory 2018 American Innovation dollar.

The reverse of the Connecticut dollar recognizes the Gerber Variable Scale. The Massachusetts dollar reverse recognizes the invention of the telephone, depicting the dial of an early

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5 Tips for Selecting the Best Construction Accounting Software for Subcontractors

As your subcontracting company evolves, your business infrastructure needs to keep up with it. These days, there are so many technology options for accounting that can complicate the process of choosing the right software.

For example, your roofing, plumbing, or landscaping business must consider multiple factors when implementing new accounting software. Does it align with your company’s current and future needs? Will you receive migration assistance? Will it help your team make better business decisions?

Fortunately, by organizing your financial data with the right tools, you can make these decisions quickly and more confidently. Let’s explore five factors to consider when selecting construction accounting software for subcontractors.

1. Align software features to your subcontracting company’s needs

Too often construction subcontractors purchase new software only to learn later that only a few of the features can actually support their team. When evaluating your accounting software options, it’s important to assess how

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It’s Your Business | State Farm agent gives non-profit a boost | Business

If your company offered you $10,000 to give to the local not-for-profit agency of your choice, which one would you pick?

That opportunity was offered to Champaign State Farm agent John Caywood, and he chose the Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, Champaign.

Given the good work this organization does in the community, he couldn’t think of a better group to receive the money, Caywood said.

How all this came about: Caywood said he’d been working with Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club board member Scott Miller to find a way to contribute to the club when he learned from a state farm executive that his office had earned a $10,000 grant from the company.

“The grant was to be used in our local community to support a local non-profit organization,” he said.

The State Farm grant helped leverage more than four times that amount to help fund a program

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Increasing Research Activities to Introduce Novel Wound Treatments

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “North America Bioactive Wound Management Market to 2027- COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Product; Application; End User, and Country” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The North America bioactive wound management market is expected to reach US$ 1,333.21 million by 2027 from US$ 755.37 million in 2019. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during 2020-2027.

The bioactive wound management market is growing primarily due to the increasing adoption of single-use bioactive wound management and rising demand of bioactive wound management by biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in the North America. Factors such as stringent regulatory frameworks are negatively impacting the growth of the market. Additionally, increasing research activities to introduce novel wound treatments and 3D printing in wound care management are likely to fuel the growth of the bioactive wound management market during the forecast

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These are the best, worst states for homeowners in 2020: report

If you’re looking to become a homeowner, you might want to look in Wyoming, according to a recent study.

On Thursday, SmartAsset published a report that ranked all 50 states on how good they are for homeowners.

According to the report, Wyoming made it to the top of the list as the best state for homeowners while Connecticut was at the bottom, as the worst.


For its ranking, SmartAsset compared all 50 states based on 10 measurements including median price per square foot, home value appreciation, ratio of home value to income, foreclosures per 10,000 homes, average annual homeowners insurance and burglary rate.

The company also measured each state based on its median annual property taxes, effective property tax rate, average

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Canada’s Trudeau, finance minister clash over green plans, soaring deficit

OTTAWA (Reuters) – A deepening rift between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his finance minister about coronavirus spending is also fueled by disagreements over the scope and scale of proposed green initiatives, three sources familiar with the matter said.

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Minister of Finance Bill Morneau attends a news conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau are scheduled to meet on Monday in a bid to sort out their differences, said a fourth source aware of the meeting. The sources requested anonymity given the sensitivity of the situation.

Morneau and his team have pushed back against other Cabinet ministers about how much funding was needed, including to what extent the recovery could be helped by investing in environmental projects, the people added.

Trudeau, who campaigned on a platform to

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Eastern Regional Tourism District Shares Marketing Partnerships

Press release from Connecticut Eastern Regional Tourism District:

Sept. 12, 2020

The Eastern Regional Tourism District (ERTD) today announced the first two funding recipients for the 2020 Regional Marketing Partnership Program. ThinkMystic, a project formed in partnership between Mystic tourism entities and attractions, and Wide Open, a program organized by the Last Green Valley Heritage Corridor, each received funding to promote tourism opportunities for their respective regions. The ERTD has been allocated $180,000 for the 2020 Regional Marketing Partnership Program by the Connecticut Office of Tourism. Of that funding, $130,000 in matching funds remains available for potential programs within the district The ERTD is accepting applications on a rolling basis through October 31, 2020.

“Our tourism industry has been severely impacted by the pandemic, and we want to do everything we can to give our economy the resources it needs to grow and thrive under the difficult circumstances,” said ERTD

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