09.29.16
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Five Legitimate Passive Income Ideas

If someone gave you a million dollars, you’d never have to work again – but not for the reasons you think. The big leg up

09.25.16
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Nine Employers That Will Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

When searching for a new employer, most people look at the full package of benefits they’ll get in return. How much will your new salary

09.24.16
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What Should I Do With My Life? The Fundamental Question of Personal Finance – and a Surprising Answer

For most of my life, I’ve just drifted. I would work passionately at one thing for a while, then I’d burn out on that thing

09.22.16
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Five Ways to Get the Job When You’re Overqualified

There are plenty of reasons you might want a job for which you’re overqualified. Maybe you’re trying to break into a new industry, and you’re

09.15.16
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Five Ways to Steal Back an Hour a Day

What would you do with another hour in the day—get a good night’s sleep for once, organize your workspace, update your resume? Bottom line, if

09.14.16
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The Myth of the Ruthless Business Mogul (or Why It Pays to Be Nice in the Workplace)

It’s still commonplace for bosses to think that they need to rule with an iron fist. This is never more apparent than in the sports

09.08.16
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Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Pick Your Career Off a ‘Hot Jobs’ List

Media outlets love to issue “hot jobs” lists (we’re as guilty as anyone), telling you which careers to target based on considerations like occupational outlook

09.01.16
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Five Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Can Get Back Into the Workforce

The number of stay-at-home moms rose during and after the Great Recession, reaching 29% of American mothers in 2012, according to Pew Research. But, not

08.25.16
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Are You a Freelancer… or an Exploited Worker?

Two in five workers will be independent contractors by 2020, according to one study. That’s an estimated 60 million of us toiling without the restrictions (or

08.18.16
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Don’t Try This at Home: You Are Not Going to Make Money With These Five Side Hustles

Side hustles represent the new American dream: making more money, without going through the trauma of the job search process, or retraining for an entirely

08.13.16
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How to Get a Ton of Extra Value Out of Earning a College Degree

When I first attended college some number of years ago, I really didn’t take the experience as seriously as I could. I kept my grades

08.11.16
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Do You Hate Your Job — or Your Boss?

At least half of workers have left a job “to get away from their manager,” according to a Gallup report from last year. If you’ve

08.09.16
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The Myths and Realities of ‘Doing What You Love’

One issue that you’ll see constantly debated in books and articles about choosing a career is the idea of “doing what you love.” Should a

07.28.16
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Five Reasons You’re Not Getting Calls From Hiring Managers

Do you feel like you’re sending your resume into a black hole? It’s not necessarily because your experience is lacking. You could be the most

07.21.16
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How to Bridge a Resume Gap

The old adage is true: it’s easier to find a job when you have a job. Sometimes, however, you have no choice – you’re laid

07.14.16
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How to Actually Acquire the 10 Most Valuable Career Skills in Your Spare Time

Money Magazine recently printed an article in their June issue (page 45, June ’16) that lists the most valuable career skills that a person can

07.14.16
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Why You Should Negotiate Your Entry-Level Salary

If you’re a recent graduate, and you’re interviewing for that first job out of college, you’d probably be pretty happy just to get an offer

07.13.16
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Eight Retailers Paying Double-Digit Hourly Wages With Real-Deal Benefits

Retail jobs are notorious for their wages, hours, and benefits packages — and not in a good way. People who work in retail (and there are lots of them — it’s

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