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- LifestyleBusiness Insider•yesterday
When it comes a flight attendant's job, perception rarely matches reality. "People think there's glamour associated with this job, and there is to some extent when you're talking about, 'I just got back from Beijing, and I know the best shops in the Pearl Market,' or 'I spent Chinese New Year in Hong Kong,' or 'after spending the day at Ipanema Beach in Rio, we went to a fabulous churrascaria,'" Annette Long, a flight attendant with 13 years of experience, previously told Business Insider. "But the job itself is far from glamorous," she continues.
- financeYahoo Finance Video•yesterday
Right now, many FDIC-insured savings accounts from online-based banks like American Express, Ally, Synchrony Bank, Barclays, and Capital One offer high interest rates of up 1.05%, thanks in part to their lack of expensive brick-and-mortar locations.