Job and Income

3 Reasons to Start a Side Hustle

3 Reasons to Start a Side Hustle

Thanks to the recently sluggish economy, as well as the rise of technology, the interest in earning money on the side has been growing. The idea of a little extra cash is appealing — especially for […]

10 Part Time Jobs with Benefits

10 Part Time Jobs with Benefits

Health insurance is a touchy subject these days. It’s expensive and often not available unless you work full time for a company. Is there any hope for people who neither need nor want to work part […]

Make Extra Money While You’re in College

Make Extra Money While You’re in College

Being a college student is an eye-opening experience. If you’re like most college students, you’re probably out on your own for the very first time. You quickly discover that you like having the freedom to decide […]

4 Most Useful College Degrees and High Demand Industries

4 Most Useful College Degrees and High Demand Industries

You know that in order to be more marketable and improve your career and earning power you need some sort of skill or education. One way to do that is to go to college. However, it’s […]

4 Job Benefits to Consider When Comparing Jobs

4 Job Benefits to Consider When Comparing Jobs

When people go through a job search, the salary figures and job duties are often the information applicants pay attention to the most. While both factors are definitely important and should be part of the equation, […]

How to Find a Job When You’re Unemployed

How to Find a Job When You’re Unemployed

One of the biggest challenges to finding a job when you are unemployed is the length of time you have been without a job. The unfortunate reality is this: the longer you have been out of […]

Using Passive Income to Get Out of Debt

Using Passive Income to Get Out of Debt

Do you carry any debt? If you are like most people, then you probably have an account somewhere that you are working hard to pay off. Maybe it is that pesky credit card payment that doesn’t […]

Should You Go to Graduate School If You Can’t Get a Job?

Should You Go to Graduate School If You Can’t Get a Job?

Graduate schools see an upsurge in applications during recessions. This is in part from recent college graduates putting off having to throw their resume in the ring, and in part from older workers deciding a layoff […]

5 Tips to Stop Procrastinating and Overcoming Procrastination

5 Tips to Stop Procrastinating and Overcoming Procrastination

There are days when I just don’t want to get anything done. It’s been a particular problem for me in these early weeks of 2013. I’ve been unwell and unmotivated, and it’s been easy to shrug […]

4 Ways to Get More Education and Advance Your Career

4 Ways to Get More Education and Advance Your Career

One of the best things you can do for yourself — and your earning potential — is to improve your education. Develop the habits of a lifelong learner, and you will be more likely to go […]

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