Meet a 35-year-old teaching tech skills to low-income youth through video games

As tech talent remains in high demand, Damon Packwood, founder and executive director of Gameheads, a nonprofit teaching tech and video game design skills, is making sure that underserved youth has the tools necessary to get jobs in the field. From a “working-class, low-income community” in San Francisco, Packwood, 35, worked hard to become the … Read more

Career expert Suzy Welch: Use these tips to recession-proof your job and avoid getting laid off

Several large companies have announced significant job cuts in recent months: Google, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech companies collectively laid off more than 70,000 employees in the last year and there are no signs of that trend slowing down. Given current economic conditions and a potential looming recession, experts say more layoffs are imminent, if … Read more

Eggs are a $10 billion ‘low-margin industry,’ says analyst. Here’s who profits

Egg prices rose 60% in 2022: Consumers paid $4.30 on average in December for a dozen eggs compared to $1.80 a year earlier. But who’s profiting from that price difference? It’s a complicated answer. “Everyone tries to make money, but … it’s a very low-margin industry,” said Angel Rubio, senior analyst at Urner Barry, a … Read more

A college side hustle made her a self-made millionaire before she turned 30—here’s how she got started

As Katelyn Alsop recalls, she stumbled into the hobby that would help her become a millionaire before she turned 30 by accident.  Alsop, 35, is a wedding photographer and mom of four — soon to be five — in Richmond, Virginia. Her wedding photography and online education business brings in close to $240,000 per month, … Read more

Here’s how this entrepreneur built his $3 million business buying cars at auctions

Craig Stowell loves what he does for a living. He gets to follow his passion and go car shopping as a profession. Stowell owns Flying Wheels, a car dealership in Danville, New Hampshire. The business, which is valued at an estimated $3 million, buys about 80% of its cars at auctions around the country. For … Read more