If you start saving and investing early on, becoming a millionaire might not be as hard as you think. If you're putting away $415 a month starting in your 20s, $651 a month starting in your 30s or $1,300 starting in your 40s, and getting a 6 percent return on your investment, you're on the right track to hit that milestone by 67. If you're starting from scratch with zero savings, you need to save $2,200 a month to become a millionaire by March 2037.
Sears Holdings Corp reported its first quarterly profit in nearly two years, sending shares soaring by as much as 20% Thursday morning. Sears Chief Financial Officer Robert Rieckert directly attributed the company's net income, which totaled $244 million for the quarter, to the Craftsman sale. Back out the sale, and Sears losses deepened.
When you're a boss thinking about the big picture, it's sometimes easy to forget the simple daily tasks that can help your team thrive. Amanda Augustine, a career advice expert for TopResume, says that just asking how your workers are doing every day and being punctual are key to success. Here are five things a manager can do each day to be great. Say hello Although it "may sound silly," Augustine says that simply checking in with your team can be "incredibly valuable." Her advice: "You can perform this daily task in various ways," she says, from walking up to each person's desk and saying "hi" to holding a daily, five-minute "stand-up" meeting to share ideas. This everyday contact "will help