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Is Remote Work Best for Your Lifestyle?

Is Remote Work Best for Your Lifestyle?

While some workers return to the office this year, many others continue to work remotely indefinitely. This seismic shift has changed where people live and work and, increasingly, how they travel. In the first quarter of 2022, nearly 25% of job postings at the 50,000 largest companies in the U.S. and Canada were for permanently remote positions, according to the job listing service Ladders. That’s up from a mere 4% before the pandemic. “It has enabled us to extend trips, leave early and work different hours,” says Kirsten Reckman, a credit risk manager...

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A big pink diamond

Largest pink diamond in 300 years discovered in Angola

By NQOBILE NTSHANGASE JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A big pink diamond of 170 carats has been discovered in Angola and is claimed to be the largest such gemstone found in 300 years. Called the “Lulo Rose,” the diamond was found at the Lulo alluvial diamond mine, the mine’s owner, the Lucapa Diamond Company, announced Wednesday on its website. “Only one in 10,000 diamonds is colored pink. So you’re certainly looking at a very rare article when you find a very large pink diamond,” Lucapa CEO Stephen Wetherall told The Associated Press. The pink gemstone...

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Learjet 40XR

Purchasing Your First Private Jet

When your biggest problem is figuring out what type of private jet to charter for your next trip, you have probably done well in accomplishing your investing and lifestyle goals. If you aren’t sure which jet type is right for you, here is an overview to get you started. Starting from Small Compact Light Jets, sometimes referred to as VLJs, or Very Light Jets, informal classifications range up to what in industry lingo are called Bizliners, essentially the types of planes you might find being flown commercially by regional airlines and even Boeing...

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Is an All Inclusive Resort Worth It?

Is an All Inclusive Resort Worth It?

Whether you’re planning to holiday in Mexico, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica or other parts of Caribbean, your resort will most likely off an all inclusive package. So is the all inclusive option really worth it? Or will you end up paying extra for food and beverages you don’t end up wanting or needing? The Celebrity Treatment Whether all-inclusive vacations are a good value or not depends on what you’re looking to get out of a holiday. Since everything is paid for in one package price, there’s no need to worry about...

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