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Career

What is the Best Investment Option? Invest in Yourself!

Tweet Most of us think of investing in terms of stocks, bonds, real estate, retirement plans, investment portfolios, investment allocations—the usual topics of discussion on the subject. When we get into this discussion, the concept of investing can be reduced to a math equation—how much do we invest here, what’s the expected rate of return, […]

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Should You Start Your Own Business?

Tweet Let’s say you have a great idea for a business and you’re ready to take a chance and roll it out; is that the deciding factor—the idea? What if you’re certain it’s a “can’t miss idea”, and more important, you’re sure that now is the time? Should you make the jump? Well…maybe. You see, […]

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How to Get Out of Debt After a Long Layoff

Tweet There’s much in the financial news and written on personal finance blogs about how to get out of debt. Cut this expense…lower that cost…clip coupons…and in X number of years you’ll be debt free! For many, this type of trimming at the edges may be all that’s needed to reach debt freedom. But what […]

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Love or Money – Which Do You Work For?

Tweet Is it better to work for money or for love of craft? There was a time when I believed it was perfectly noble to pursue a career mainly for money, but life’s experience has changed that belief. Anything you’ll put in as much time as you will a career needs to be spent doing […]

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Time Is Money – What Are We Spending It On?

Tweet Creative avoidance. It’s an uncommon term used to describe an extremely common practice that most all of us engage in to one degree or another. It’s the time and effort we put into activities that will keep us from doing the ones that are really, really important—the kind that may even change our lives […]

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You’re Self-employed EVEN if You Work for Someone Else

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Tweet You report to work everyday as required by the company. You work on assignments and projects given to you by your boss or by other managers in the company. Your paycheck comes from your employer, and your retirement plan and benefits package are handled by them as well. You’re an employee, right? Not necessarily! […]

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12 Ways to Become a College Entrepreneur

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Tweet This is a guest post by Joel who is a Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ that owns 4 different companies and is currently working on various web related projects including a website for finding car insurance rates and a website for comparing health insurance quotes. He would encourage everyone to consider starting their own business even […]

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The Secret to Success. Hustle.

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Tweet This is a topic I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. What makes a person or a business successful and I keep coming back to the same word: hustle. I don’t mean that you’re working some kind of racket or scam. Rather I’m talking about busting it with everything you’ve got, every time even […]

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The Career Diaries: Concierge, Front Desk, Doorman, Greeter

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Tweet The career diaries profile different professions giving you an insiders view of various jobs and careers. The goal being to give you a better view of a potential career by giving you more than the 10,000 foot view offered in vocation guides and top 50 job lists. A job is much more than a […]

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The Career Diaries: The Architect

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Tweet The career diaries profile different professions giving you an insiders view of various jobs and careers. The goal being to give you a better view of a potential career by giving you more than the 10,000 foot view offered in vocation guides and top 50 job lists. A job is much more than a […]

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