The Top Jobs With Salaries Projected To Rise the Fastest:
What’s #1? It’s Not What You Think!
While we usually focus on investing advice here at Wiseinvesting.org, another great way to ‘make oodles of money’ is to simply get lots of raises from your current job! With the occupational landscape changing so rapidly, we thought we would take a look at the best ‘solid bets’ for the next five years: jobs whose salaries are expected to rise, and technology is not expected to ‘replace’ those occupations anytime soon.
Top 3 Jobs Projected To Grow in Salary:
2. Personal Care Aides
3. Home Health Aides
– Notice a trend? These occupations are strongly correlated to the rapidly aging population in the U.S. The salary of an average Phlebotomist is expected to rise 27% in the next few years. Personal care aides and home health aides are also expected to grow along the same lines, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As the population ages the demand for these occupations will rise, and so will their salaries grow along with that demand.
Two Drawbacks: Technology and Population Shifts:
While these occupations will grow sharply over the next … Read the rest
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Health Care for the Self-Employed:
This is a big thing with Entrepreneurs in Canada. While we definitely don’t have the same health insurance challenges that American entrepreneurs do, in Canada you should probably consider some kind of health insurance option (in addition to your provincial health coverage) to save you money in the long term.
But isn’t health care free?! We’re in Canada!
While emergency health services and all drugs given to you in a hospital are free, several health services (depending on which province you live in) are not: prescription drugs, physiotherapy, optical/dental and even ambulance rides are not covered under most plans. Of course you can always do a lot to minimize your risk of health issues by getting regular exercise, enough sleep, and following a healthy diet. A lot of people find music very helpful in maintaining an exercise program, here is a list of great mp3 players.
Special Note About Provincial Health Coverage:
I need to mention on important thing about your province’s health coverage (the one that the government provides). When you are employed, your company will pay your monthly health premiums directly to the government for you.
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