When it comes time to choose a major, expected salary after graduation is often a major consideration – but it shouldn’t be the only one. In addition to finding a career that’s fulfilling, you should also consider the availability of jobs in your field. Lawyers may have a high average salary, but there’s evidence to suggest that there are currently more law graduates than available jobs. Most of these careers require a bachelor’s degree, and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, are projected to see increasing demand through 2020.
Monthly Archives: July 2013
Beautiful sunsets, breathtaking mountain scenes, a photo op with a celebrity—vacations are a social media gold mine. When you’re lying by the beach or touring a historic landmark, it might be exciting to share a picture of the view on … Continued
As the weather warms, more and more RVs can be seen rolling along the highways. Driving next to such large vehicles can be intimidating, so treat RVs the same as you would a semi-truck (some RVs are nearly as large, and have similar mirror set-ups and handling abilities). When driving near an RV, keep these five tips in mind, and practice the same precautions when you’re on the road with any large vehicle.
At Nationwide, being “On Your Side” isn’t just about recovering from tragedies – it’s about preventing them. That’s why we conducted a survey* of homeowners to find out how protected Americans are against home burglary. Some of the results are surprising, but the good news is there are easy ways to improve the security of most homes.
Did you know that one home is broken into every 14.6 seconds? Home break-ins may be more common than you think, but taking certain precautions can greatly reduce your risk of a burglary attempt. The infographic below shows a few surprising stats about break-ins and prevention tips that can help you protect what’s important to you.
According to Nationwide Insurance Claims Data and FBI statistics, home theft is most common in the summer months when the temperatures rise. A recent survey* commissioned by Nationwide reveals that, while a majority of homeowners (79 percent) have at least one common theft-prevention measure (e.g., alarm system, deadbolt), three in 10 (30 percent) do not use any, potentially putting their loved ones and belongings at unnecessary risk during a heightened burglary season. Are you prepared in case you experience a home theft? See how you stack up against our recent survey and test your security smarts about home theft below.
Summer should be an easy, breezy season free from troubles. Yet the rate of break-ins spikes during the warm months, according to both FBI statistics and Nationwide Claims data. A recent Nationwide Insurance* survey reveals that nearly eight in 10 … Continued
We’ve all left for vacation and been hit with the nagging feeling that something important was left behind. And while the typical road-tripper will often forget replaceable items like a toothbrush or mobile phone charger, RV safety equipment like a breakaway switch, umbilical cord, sway bars and safety chains might be harder to find at the local hardware store.
The financial world we live in can seem overwhelming at times. However, our finances directly affect the quality of our life and those of our loved ones, both now and in the future. That’s why becoming financially literate is something … Continued
How to help determine whether more education is worth it. A college education is expensive, but it can help you get ahead in life. How can you tell if it’s worth it for you and your family? According to CNN … Continued
If you want the freshest produce possible, consider planting your own home garden—after all, you can’t get any closer to your kitchen table than your own backyard. Growing your own vegetables is thrifty, too. According to the National Gardening Association, … Continued
Thinking of buying a new home or remodeling or redecorating the one you already own? It might be a good time to take a look at your homeowner’s coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute. In fact, you should review … Continued
These smartphone apps put resources and reminders at your fingertips. Traffic jams, getting lost, expensive repairs, parking tickets—these headaches can take the pleasure out of cruising in your car. But these smartphone apps can help road warriors conquer some common … Continued