When former president Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1 million in debt

When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old and deep in debt. His peanut business, which sold certified seed peanuts and other farm supplies, was $1 million in the red by the time he finished his term, The Washington Post reports. When he left office in debt, “we thought we were going to lose everything,” Carter’s wife Rosalynn told the Post. Forced to sell the company, Carter started writing books to generate income. In 2017, Carter got more than $230,000 in su


When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old and deep in debt. His peanut business, which sold certified seed peanuts and other farm supplies, was $1 million in the red by the time he finished his term, The Washington Post reports. When he left office in debt, “we thought we were going to lose everything,” Carter’s wife Rosalynn told the Post. Forced to sell the company, Carter started writing books to generate income. In 2017, Carter got more than $230,000 in su
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When former president Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1 million in debt

When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old and deep in debt.

His peanut business, which sold certified seed peanuts and other farm supplies, was $1 million in the red by the time he finished his term, The Washington Post reports. Carter had been managing the family-owned peanut farm, warehouse and store in Plains, Georgia, since his dad died in 1953, but when he became president, he put it into a blind trust to avoid conflicts of interest.

When he left office in debt, “we thought we were going to lose everything,” Carter’s wife Rosalynn told the Post.

Forced to sell the company, Carter started writing books to generate income. Today, the 94-year-old has published more than 30, from a children’s book to reflections on his presidency.

As a former president, he also receives an annual pension of about $210,000 and an allowance for things like travel, office space and other expenses. In 2017, Carter got more than $230,000 in such allowances, the National Taxpayers Union Foundation reports.


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Here’s an example of the perfect resume, according to Harvard career experts

Just the thought of writing a resume can lead to a huge headache. But it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Try to think of your resume as an award-winning short memoir about your professional experience. Here’s what a strong resume looks like, according to Harvard career experts (click here to enlarge):IMAGE CREDIT: Harvard University, Office of Career Services / Harvard Extension School, Career and Academic Resource CenterDon’t know where to start? The career experts suggest considering the es


Just the thought of writing a resume can lead to a huge headache. But it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Try to think of your resume as an award-winning short memoir about your professional experience. Here’s what a strong resume looks like, according to Harvard career experts (click here to enlarge):IMAGE CREDIT: Harvard University, Office of Career Services / Harvard Extension School, Career and Academic Resource CenterDon’t know where to start? The career experts suggest considering the es
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Here's an example of the perfect resume, according to Harvard career experts

Just the thought of writing a resume can lead to a huge headache.

But it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Try to think of your resume as an award-winning short memoir about your professional experience.

Certainly, they aren’t exactly the same (resumes shouldn’t be written in a narrative style), but both share a few similarities: They tell the truth, differentiate you from others, highlight your most unique qualities and capture readers’ attention.

Here’s what a strong resume looks like, according to Harvard career experts (click here to enlarge):

IMAGE CREDIT: Harvard University, Office of Career Services / Harvard Extension School, Career and Academic Resource Center

Don’t know where to start? The career experts suggest considering the essential tips below:


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Ex-U.S. Navy officer: How to write emails with military precision and command

A vaguely written and poorly formatted email will most likely get lost in the shuffle or ignored (at least for a couple of days). So if you want to start writing strong emails that command attention, look no further than the U.S. military. For decades, the U.S. Air Force has relied on “The Tongue and Quill,” a manual on how to communicate efficiently. “Since returning from duty, I’ve applied these lessons to emails that I write for my corporate job,” Seghal wrote in an article published in Harva


A vaguely written and poorly formatted email will most likely get lost in the shuffle or ignored (at least for a couple of days). So if you want to start writing strong emails that command attention, look no further than the U.S. military. For decades, the U.S. Air Force has relied on “The Tongue and Quill,” a manual on how to communicate efficiently. “Since returning from duty, I’ve applied these lessons to emails that I write for my corporate job,” Seghal wrote in an article published in Harva
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Ex-U.S. Navy officer: How to write emails with military precision and command

A vaguely written and poorly formatted email will most likely get lost in the shuffle or ignored (at least for a couple of days). So if you want to start writing strong emails that command attention, look no further than the U.S. military.

For decades, the U.S. Air Force has relied on “The Tongue and Quill,” a manual on how to communicate efficiently. During his active duty service, Kabir Seghal, a U.S. Navy veteran and former vice president at J.P. Morgan, says the training helped him learn how to structure emails that maximized a mission’s chances of success.

“Since returning from duty, I’ve applied these lessons to emails that I write for my corporate job,” Seghal wrote in an article published in Harvard Business Review. “My missives have consequently become crisper and cleaner, eliciting quicker and higher-quality responses from colleagues and clients.”

Here are Seghal’s top lessons on writing emails with “military precision”:


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Want to be irresistible to hiring managers? Avoid these 6 resume mistakes at all costs

Never underestimate the power of basic skills such as MS Office, Excel and communication skills. Hiring managers receive piles and piles of jargon-filled resumes that it’s difficult for them to assume what skills you do or don’t have. Play it safe and include even the most basic soft skills, especially the ones that are listed under the “minimum requirements” section of the job listing. Peter Yang is a career expert and the CEO of Resume Writing Services, the parent company of ResumeGo. Before t


Never underestimate the power of basic skills such as MS Office, Excel and communication skills. Hiring managers receive piles and piles of jargon-filled resumes that it’s difficult for them to assume what skills you do or don’t have. Play it safe and include even the most basic soft skills, especially the ones that are listed under the “minimum requirements” section of the job listing. Peter Yang is a career expert and the CEO of Resume Writing Services, the parent company of ResumeGo. Before t
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Want to be irresistible to hiring managers? Avoid these 6 resume mistakes at all costs

Never underestimate the power of basic skills such as MS Office, Excel and communication skills. (Things to leave out: Leadership, time-management, project scheduling, etc.) Hiring managers receive piles and piles of jargon-filled resumes that it’s difficult for them to assume what skills you do or don’t have. Play it safe and include even the most basic soft skills, especially the ones that are listed under the “minimum requirements” section of the job listing.

Peter Yang is a career expert and the CEO of Resume Writing Services, the parent company of ResumeGo. Before that, he worked as a manager and recruiter for more than 20 years. His work has also appeared in Inc. and Glassdoor.

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Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore writing features Clinton, AIDS jokes

In 2004, Moore wrote another National Review Online column, a “Happy Christmas” letter that likewise was clearly intended to be humorous. “He might as well have told us that [the boy] has AIDS,” Moore wrote. A spokeswoman for Moore told CNBC that he had no comment on either Kudlow’s remarks, or on his columns. In her 2010 divorce complaint, Allison Moore said she was the “primary caretaker and role model for the parties’ children.” “And then [one son], with a puzzled look on his face says, ‘but


In 2004, Moore wrote another National Review Online column, a “Happy Christmas” letter that likewise was clearly intended to be humorous. “He might as well have told us that [the boy] has AIDS,” Moore wrote. A spokeswoman for Moore told CNBC that he had no comment on either Kudlow’s remarks, or on his columns. In her 2010 divorce complaint, Allison Moore said she was the “primary caretaker and role model for the parties’ children.” “And then [one son], with a puzzled look on his face says, ‘but
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Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore writing features Clinton, AIDS jokes

Stephen Moore, the conservative pundit who has been tapped by President Donald Trump for an open seat on the Federal Reserve board, cracked wise in columns about his jobless wife, using Hillary Clinton’s photo to potty train one son, and flirting with a “gorgeous 20-something blonde” with his other son in the car.

In a 2003 National Review Online column, Moore joked that he had deployed an “ingenious child rearing technique” of taping “gruesome pictures” of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s dead, mangled sons on the family refrigerator with the written message: “THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS TO KIDS THAT GROW UP TO BE DEMOCRATS!”

In 2004, Moore wrote another National Review Online column, a “Happy Christmas” letter that likewise was clearly intended to be humorous. In the piece, Moore griped about his young sons’ poor athletic performance and his then-3-year-old boy being diagnosed with “low-muscle tone” by a pediatrician.

“He might as well have told us that [the boy] has AIDS,” Moore wrote.

The columns have come to light on the heels of exposure of Moore’s divorce records, which show how his ex-wife Allison had accused him of adultery, of subjecting her to “emotional and psychological abuse,” and of shorting her on more than $300,000 he had agreed to pay her in a divorce settlement, alimony and child support until a judge held him in contempt of court. The IRS has a $75,000 tax lien on Moore for unpaid income taxes from his 2014 tax return. Moore is contesting that amount.

On Tuesday, Trump’s top economics advisor, Larry Kudlow, a key backer of Moore’s nomination, told reporters that the White House is speaking with “a number of” other potential “candidates” for the Fed’s two open board seats besides Moore and former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain, whose selection by the president likewise has faced criticism.

Kudlow also said that Moore and Cain are both still in the vetting process, and that “we support” both men’s candidacies for the central bank posts.

A spokeswoman for Moore told CNBC that he had no comment on either Kudlow’s remarks, or on his columns.

In her 2010 divorce complaint, Allison Moore said she was the “primary caretaker and role model for the parties’ children.”

“She quit her job to devote her time to raising their children,” the complaint said.

But Allison Moore’s lack of a job was a subject of jabs by her husband in the joke-laden National Review Online columns – which appear to be written as parodies of annual family Christmas letters. In the essays, he routinely referred to himself in the third person.

“Allison consumes, but she still doesn’t produce,” Moore wrote of his then-wife in a December 2003 column in the National Review. “She now falls into the category of what economists call ‘long-term unemployed.’ Steve describes her as the family’s ‘loss leader’.”

“She manages to keep busy though, what with her anger-management class in the morning, Weight Watchers in the afternoon, and then Tuesday and Thursday evenings when she and Steve attend couple’s therapy,” he wrote.

A year later, Moore wrote in a column, “No, Allison STILL doesn’t have a job, but thanks SO much for asking.”

In his 2003 column, Moore wrote that “one highlight” of that year was getting his 2-year-old son potty trained” by Moore’s “brilliant idea of pasting a photo of Hillary Clinton with a bullseye target on the bottom of the potty.”

“And ever since then, it’s been like Niagara Falls — and with perfect accuracy — every time nature calls.”

In her divorce filing, Allison said Moore in 2010 had created two Match.com accounts with the aim of connecting “romantically with other women.” The filing said Moore began what was “by his own admission … a romantic adulterous relationship” with a woman, and that he once said to the Moore’s children in front of Allison: “I have two women, and what’s really bad is when they fight over you.”

Nine years earlier, in a National Review end-of-year column entitled “Some Christmas Jeer,” Moore wrote: “Will someone out there please help us get Allison a job? It’s not so much that we need her income, but that when she sits at home idly day after day she becomes a compulsive shopper.”

But Moore also noted in the same column “that Steve, too, has done his part to nudge the economy along. A few months ago he bought a cherry red Camaro convertible,” which his “22-year-old college intern” told him “”screams midlife crisis!'”

“On more than one occasion Steve has been cruising around town with the top down and a gorgeous 20-something blond has pulled up beside him: he looks longingly at her, she gives him a ‘come hither look,’ and then the mood is spoiled when she sees [one son] drooling in the baby seat and then [the older sons] start making weird faces at her,” Moore wrote.

“She sticks her finger in her mouth and zooms off and Steve is left screaming at the kids: ‘How many times do I have to tell you tyrants to stay out of sight when I’m hitting on girls?'”

“And then [one son], with a puzzled look on his face says, ‘but daddy, we already have a mommy,'” Moore wrote. “And then Steve says, ‘Yes, but imagine, just for a moment, how nice it would be if you had a much younger mommy.'”


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Thousands of activists block London roads to demand action on climate change

Roadblocks will continue night and day at each site and the demonstrators say the protests could last at least a week. The protests are being led by the British climate group Extinction Rebellion and will involve demonstrations in 33 countries around the world over the coming days. “It’s like a world war. At the Shell building near the River Thames, two protesters scaled up scaffolding writing ‘Shell Knows!’ Activists said they smashed the glass of a revolving door and caused more than 6,000 pou


Roadblocks will continue night and day at each site and the demonstrators say the protests could last at least a week. The protests are being led by the British climate group Extinction Rebellion and will involve demonstrations in 33 countries around the world over the coming days. “It’s like a world war. At the Shell building near the River Thames, two protesters scaled up scaffolding writing ‘Shell Knows!’ Activists said they smashed the glass of a revolving door and caused more than 6,000 pou
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Thousands of activists block London roads to demand action on climate change

Roadblocks will continue night and day at each site and the demonstrators say the protests could last at least a week.

The protests are being led by the British climate group Extinction Rebellion and will involve demonstrations in 33 countries around the world over the coming days.

“I realised that signing petitions and writing letters was not going to be enough. Real action is needed,” said Diana McCann, 66, a retired wine trader from south London, holding a banner in the middle of a traffic-free road. “It’s like a world war. We have to go on to a war footing.”

Extinction Rebellion, which generated headlines with a semi-nude protest in the House of Commons earlier this month, has warned its members that some of them could be arrested for taking part in non-violent civil disobedience.

The group is demanding the government declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and create a citizen’s assembly of members of the public to lead on decisions to address climate change.

At the Shell building near the River Thames, two protesters scaled up scaffolding writing ‘Shell Knows!’ in red paint on the front of the building and three protesters glued their hands to the revolving doors at the entrance.

Activists said they smashed the glass of a revolving door and caused more than 6,000 pounds ($7,900) worth of damage. At least one person was arrested by police for criminal damage.


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‘Game of Thrones’ creator George R.R. Martin almost quit writing for real estate

“The greatest setback I ever faced was the failure of my fourth novel, ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin told The Wall Street Journal in 2014. Prior to its release in 1983, Martin said, he had been “a hot young writer for quite a long time.” “Each novel I wrote got a bigger advance and more publicity and more awards nominations than the one before … until ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin said. “Instead of taking me to the next level, it almost destroyed my career,” Martin told Publisher’s Weekly. Produ


“The greatest setback I ever faced was the failure of my fourth novel, ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin told The Wall Street Journal in 2014. Prior to its release in 1983, Martin said, he had been “a hot young writer for quite a long time.” “Each novel I wrote got a bigger advance and more publicity and more awards nominations than the one before … until ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin said. “Instead of taking me to the next level, it almost destroyed my career,” Martin told Publisher’s Weekly. Produ
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'Game of Thrones' creator George R.R. Martin almost quit writing for real estate

“The greatest setback I ever faced was the failure of my fourth novel, ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin told The Wall Street Journal in 2014.

Prior to its release in 1983, Martin said, he had been “a hot young writer for quite a long time.” At that point, Martin had already racked up three Hugo Awards (handed out each year to the best science fiction or fantasy works) for his previous short stories and novellas.

“Each novel I wrote got a bigger advance and more publicity and more awards nominations than the one before … until ‘The Armageddon Rag,'” Martin said.

The novel, which combines elements of fantasy and a murder mystery, got Martin “the biggest advance I’d gotten” from his publishing house (Poseidon Press) and garnered solid reviews from critics. But it didn’t sell.

“My publishers were certain it would be my first best-seller, and nobody bought it,” he said.

“Instead of taking me to the next level, it almost destroyed my career,” Martin told Publisher’s Weekly.

The commercial backlash from Martin’s failed fourth novel was so bad, “suddenly, no one wanted my books anymore,” he told WSJ.

For Martin, the inability to sell his future novels forced him to reconsider his career and look for other ways to make money.

“There was a period there, when I couldn’t sell my fifth novel, where I was looking to sell my house, and I took one of those courses in buying real estate for no money down in my desperation [to make money],” Martin said.

But, in an ironic twist that could have come straight out of a novel itself, Martin says he was saved from possible financial ruin when “The Armageddon Rag” actually opened the door for Martin’s second career as a Hollywood writer. Producer Philip DeGuere Jr. was one of the few fans of the failed novel and optioned it for a movie in the mid-1980s, Martin told the Financial Times.


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Stressed about your resume? Here are 4 things to know before hiring a professional writing service

Many services offer unbelievably low rates — but only because they need to in order to sustain a profitable business model. More often than not, a low rate means you’re getting an inexperienced writer who is willing to be compensated for much less. Services typically charge anywhere from $100 to $400, depending on how advanced your resume needs to be. To avoid getting an inexperienced writer, do your research on the service. It also helps to call them to ask for samples and confirm that your ass


Many services offer unbelievably low rates — but only because they need to in order to sustain a profitable business model. More often than not, a low rate means you’re getting an inexperienced writer who is willing to be compensated for much less. Services typically charge anywhere from $100 to $400, depending on how advanced your resume needs to be. To avoid getting an inexperienced writer, do your research on the service. It also helps to call them to ask for samples and confirm that your ass
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Stressed about your resume? Here are 4 things to know before hiring a professional writing service

Many services offer unbelievably low rates — but only because they need to in order to sustain a profitable business model. This is usually a red flag. More often than not, a low rate means you’re getting an inexperienced writer who is willing to be compensated for much less. (Believe it or not, some services even hire a fresh-faced grad straight out of college.)

Services typically charge anywhere from $100 to $400, depending on how advanced your resume needs to be. Another trap to avoid is the “$25 resume and a 24-hour turnaround time.” Remember, the writer’s job is to create a compelling document that’s more than just a history of your career, and if they’re not spending more than a few days on your resume, expect to get something very crappy.

To avoid getting an inexperienced writer, do your research on the service. It also helps to call them to ask for samples and confirm that your assigned writer has had some sort of formal training on resume writing, especially in your industry.


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Tennis number one Naomi Osaka joins Serena Williams at Nike

Tennis world number one Naomi Osaka has agreed a deal with sportswear giant Nike. The Japanese star, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas, will first wear Nike gear at the Stuttgart Grand Prix, which begins on April 22. “I’m proud to become a member of the Nike family and excited about getting involved in all of the opportunities Nike has to offer,” said Osaka in the statement on Nike’s website. When she overcame Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final at Flushing Meadow in September, Osa


Tennis world number one Naomi Osaka has agreed a deal with sportswear giant Nike. The Japanese star, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas, will first wear Nike gear at the Stuttgart Grand Prix, which begins on April 22. “I’m proud to become a member of the Nike family and excited about getting involved in all of the opportunities Nike has to offer,” said Osaka in the statement on Nike’s website. When she overcame Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final at Flushing Meadow in September, Osa
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Tennis number one Naomi Osaka joins Serena Williams at Nike

Tennis world number one Naomi Osaka has agreed a deal with sportswear giant Nike.

Osaka has been on an incredible run of form in the past year, which has seen her win her first and second Grand Slam titles back-to-back at last year’s U.S. Open and more recently at the Australian Open in January.

The Japanese star, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas, will first wear Nike gear at the Stuttgart Grand Prix, which begins on April 22.

“I’m proud to become a member of the Nike family and excited about getting involved in all of the opportunities Nike has to offer,” said Osaka in the statement on Nike’s website.

“Nike has a legendary track record of writing history and I look forward to being a part of those moments for many years to come.” the 21-year-old went on to say.

When she overcame Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final at Flushing Meadow in September, Osaka became the first Japanese player to win one of the four major tennis titles. She then backed that victory up by winning the first Grand Slam of 2019 as well, defeating Petra Kvitova in Melbourne.


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Mark Cuban’s advice: Alexa and Google Home are the best places to start a new business

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban sees a huge opportunity in writing skills for Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home. “Alexa skills and scripting Alexa skills is really, really easy. But everybody thinks it’s really, really hard. Though a nascent business at this point, skills are the primary means to monetize a smart speaker beyond the point of sale. Cuban said a job scripting skills for the smart speakers could garner anywhere from $25 to $40 an hour.


Billionaire investor Mark Cuban sees a huge opportunity in writing skills for Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home. “Alexa skills and scripting Alexa skills is really, really easy. But everybody thinks it’s really, really hard. Though a nascent business at this point, skills are the primary means to monetize a smart speaker beyond the point of sale. Cuban said a job scripting skills for the smart speakers could garner anywhere from $25 to $40 an hour.
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Mark Cuban's advice: Alexa and Google Home are the best places to start a new business

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban sees a huge opportunity in writing skills for Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home.

“If I were going to start a business today, I’d build it around Alexa and Google Home,” Cuban told Recode’s Peter Kafka at Vox Media’s The Deep End at South by Southwest 2019. “Alexa skills and scripting Alexa skills is really, really easy. But everybody thinks it’s really, really hard. And so that disconnect is a great opportunity.”

Skills for Alexa-enabled devices or Google Homes cover everything from interactive games to purchasing transactions. Though a nascent business at this point, skills are the primary means to monetize a smart speaker beyond the point of sale.

Cuban said a job scripting skills for the smart speakers could garner anywhere from $25 to $40 an hour.

“They’re dying for help. It’s like the early days,” he said.

Read more of Cuban’s interview at Recode.

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