Question of the Day: What percent of American workers use the internet daily for email and information search?
- Were you surprised by the answer? Was your estimate higher or lower?
- Do you think jobs that require use of email and information search are higher paying jobs? Why or why not?
- What skills do you think are important to have if you are sending lots of email? searching for online information?
- This data is from 2012. Do you think the answer to this question is higher or lower today as compared to 2012?
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About the Author
Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.
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