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'Career cushioning' is the latest work trend, and people say it can protect your salary from recession

‘Career cushioning’ is the latest work trend, and people say it can protect your salary from recession

‘Career cushioning’ is a recession-ready work trend With tech layoffs making headlines and economists still predicting a recession on the horizon, it’s no surprise that many people are rethinking their budgets and careers right now. And on LinkedIn, people are talking about something called “career amortization.” LinkedIn career expert Catherine Fisher defines it this way …

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Liz Weston: How to Manage Finances Before, During Career Break

Liz Weston: How to Manage Finances Before, During Career Break

In 2016, Jamie Clark from Seattle was a software engineer who planned to take a year off to complete a master’s degree in computational linguistics. One year turned into three and a career change into financial planning. These days, Clark, whose pronouns are they/them, thinks the experience makes them better advisers, especially since their career …

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An apparent detour to earn the CFP designation opened up a new career path

An apparent detour to earn the CFP designation opened up a new career path

Mary Beth Franklin is the 2022 Investment News Pioneer winner. This prize is awarded to InvestmentNews’ own innovators and coincides with the 11th anniversary of Franklin’s establishment in these pages as the industry’s leading analyst and commentator on Social Security policy, practice and pragmatism. His incisive analysis permanently changed the industry’s understanding of social security …

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