Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: How to Score an All-Star LinkedIn Rating

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: How to Score an All-Star LinkedIn Rating

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

If you’ve been on the job hunt for what seems like forever and can’t seem to get any bites, you may want to amp up your LinkedIn profile. Turns out, accounts with an “All-Star” rating are 40 times more likely to hear from potential employers. Take these simple steps to turn your profile page into career gold. All-Star LinkedIn Users Are 40 Times More Likely to Get Contacted—Here’s How to Score That Rating — The Muse

Still think there aren’t enough hours in the day to complete your to-do list? You may not need more time to be more productive. Learn how one entrepreneur actually increased his profit (and mental wellbeing) by working less. How I Went From Running My Company in 80 Hours a Week to Just 20 — Business Insider

A lot of people are entering the house-flipping business, and it may be for good reason. In 2015, the average gross return on investment was 45.8%, up from 44.2% in 2014, according to RealtyTrac. But not every city yields the same results; check out which markets were the hottest for flipping. The Best Cities to Flip Homes in the U.S. — Yahoo! Finance

Big banks may soon be required to maintain a cash reserve large enough to handle cash-flow needs for a year (up from current rules that set that timeframe at 30 days). Why? The proposed rule aims to help avoid the liquidity shortages some financial institutions faced during the 2008 financial crisis. Rule Would Force Big Banks to Hold More Cash — USA Today

Good news for travelers: Flights are getting cheaper. Domestic airfare prices dropped to an average of $363 in the fourth quarter of 2015—the lowest level since 2010. This is partially due to dropping oil prices, but it's also a result of increased competition from no-frills carriers. Airfare Just Keeps Getting Cheaper — CNN Money


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