11.28.14

Eight Ways to Prevent Entrepreneurial Exhaustion

All work, no play — at least until you meet your income goals. I used to think this was the surefire way to attain success

11.26.14

Everything You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation

Virtually every business with any employees in the United States has to address the issue of workers’ compensation coverage. We’ll look at why you need

11.25.14
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How to Build Your Resume in College

Building a resume is a tedious task, especially when you’re still in college. But a solid resume can help you score a great internship or

11.18.14
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Smart Moves Students Can Make Over Winter Break

It’s hard to believe how fast the fall semester has gone by, but winter break is rapidly approaching for many college students. And while it’s

11.16.14
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12 Common Money Mistakes New College Graduates Make

Life after college graduation can be an overwhelming experience. Your whole world is changing. You may be both thrilled and sad to be done with your

11.06.14
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Year-by-Year College Financial Checklist

While there are steps you can take to ease your student loan debt at any age, you may actually have the most control over it while you’re

11.04.14
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Maternity Leave for Women Entrepreneurs

In addition to the steady paycheck, another big perk of working in the corporate world is often the benefits package. For some, that includes six to 12 weeks of maternity leave.

11.03.14
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Online Learning: College Without the Degree (or the Cost)

Online learning is revolutionizing education. Most of us take for granted that we have access to an incredible array of learning resources right at our fingertips.

11.01.14
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10 Worst College Degrees to Earn in 2015

Before you decide to go to college — or, more specifically, before you agree to take on a mountain of debt to pay for it —

10.31.14
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11 Lucrative Freelance Jobs That Are Still Growing

Building wealth boils down to a pretty simple equation: Either spend less money, or earn more of it. We offer plenty of ways to tighten up

10.29.14
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11 Money Moves to Make Before Becoming a Mommy-Preneur

For years, I sat behind a desk crunching numbers, analyzing spending trends, validating financial transactions and generating reports. (Sound exciting?) Although the day-to-day routine bored

10.28.14
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Student Loan Forgiveness: Joining the Military

Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. As I mentioned in 15 Ways To Deal with Student Loan Debt, the average student

10.24.14
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Student Loan Forgiveness: Jobs That Pay Off Your Debt

Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. As mentioned in 15 Ways To Deal with Student Loan Debt, the average student owes a

10.23.14

Some Thoughts on Following Passion

A few weeks ago, Mike Rowe (perhaps best known as the host of the Discovery Channel television series Dirty Jobs) posted an interesting essay on

09.26.14

Unhappy With Being “Locked In”? Here’s a Strategy for Building a New Career Path

Recently, one of my family members gave me a copy of the wonderful book The Nighttime Novelist. It was a little more than an obvious

07.31.14

Fourteen Strategies for Increasing Your Compensation at Work

Several weeks ago, I wrote an article outlining twelve tactics for shoring up your career during work downtime. Those suggestions are perfect if you’re looking

07.23.14

‘Lock In’ and Escaping the Trap

Over the course of my career, my single biggest fear – and obstacle – has been “lock in.” What’s “lock in”? It’s probably easiest to

06.28.14

Twelve Career Development Tricks For Work Downtime

Career development is often a tricky subject, especially when we get busy. When I used to work in an office environment, my days consisted of

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