I'm a firm believer in giving back to your college. I received so much in both formal and informal education during my four years in college, I naturally want others to reap the same rewards I did. It's because of this that I think that if you're able to, you should not only give back to your college alma mater the gift of money, but also the gift of time. You might not think of it this way, but you should value your college diploma like a share of stock. Graduates should want to see their alma maters grow in stature, and one way … [Read more...] about Why You Should Give Back to Your College Alma Mater
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Starting a business can be a lot of fun if you know what you're doing, but it can be wrought with tension if you're unsure about something as basic as what kind of business you're going to have. Even if you have an idea about the industry you’d like to work in, you may be unsure as to the specific type of business you're going to start. Deciding which business is right for you can be made a little easier when you're willing to put a little consideration into the kind of business you’d like to start and the way you would like to stat it. Here … [Read more...] about Not Sure Which Type of Business Is Right For You?
A friend of mine just refinanced his house. And he's not happy. You'd think that someone who lowered his interest rate by more than 1.5 percentage points and dropped his loan term to 15 from 30 years with a fixed-rate mortgage would be ecstatic. But he's not. In fact, he feels like he got a raw deal. But they were self-inflicted wounds; he made some classic mistakes when refinancing his house, and it cost him a lot of money in the end. Mistakes When Refinancing Your Home Here are some of his missteps, and what we can learn from them when … [Read more...] about 4 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing Your House
Do you struggle to teach your child about money? You're not alone. Teaching your child about money is important. And, they should learn money concepts and lessons early in life.
How many times have you heard that expression? Yet so many parents pass on bad habits and misinformation, especially when it comes to money. Children watch everything their parents do when it comes to money — and it’s not always a positive influence.
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It can still be possible to qualify for a personal loan even if you have a bad credit score and derogatory marks in your credit history. It may take a little more effort to find great lenders if you have poor credit. But it can be worthwhile if you still need funds for an emergency or to consolidate debts into one payment. It is not the end of the world to have a poor credit score or bad marks in your credit report. You are not alone in this predicament by a long shot. Many people find themselves actively working to improve their credit … [Read more...] about How To Find The Best Lenders When You Have Bad Credit
The appropriate software is something that can not only help your company thrive and be streamlined, but it can also help your business save a great deal of money by investing in software. There are plenty of different software programs out there that can help companies maximize profits and have a much great return on investment. The proper software can make the difference between a good business and a great business. In a world like we have today, keeping up with the competition is a more daunting task than ever. The correct software can … [Read more...] about Save Money Investing In Software For Your Business
Do you know how to make money while in college? Earning your degree is one of the most important decisions of your life. It takes hard work, dedication, and sacrifice. But, it will all be worth it on the day you land your dream job and come one step closer to the life you've always wanted. Until that day happens, you'll still need a way to pay the bills. Here are some useful tips to make money while earning your degree.
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Looking to get ahead at work and in your career? Then try this. At work, think of yourself like a CIA agent. Gather intelligence wherever and whenever you can, and get inside the mind of your boss. I'm not talking about feeding the gossip machine that most workplaces are. But gathering as much information as you can about what your boss is thinking and working on can only make you a better employee, and help you on the job. Here are a few sneaky ways you can pick up that intel, get ahead at work, and beat your peers in the rat … [Read more...] about 3 Surefire Ways To Get Ahead At Work And Career