How to Survive and Thrive as a Young Boss

I work in the world of digital marketing — a decidedly youth-obsessed field where being in your 20s is considered a tactical advantage (for me, an advantage that expired about two decades ago). But the blush of youth isn’t always so welcome, especially if you’re gunning for a manager’s position and the corner office. Some… Continue reading How to Survive and Thrive as a Young Boss

9 Ways Gamers Can Make Extra Cash

If your parents ever told you that playing video games is a waste of time, the joke might be on them. Many video game lovers have turned their passion into profits and anyone can follow suit. While making extra cash on video games is a lot more work than you might initially imagine, here are… Continue reading 9 Ways Gamers Can Make Extra Cash

How Student Loan Debt Can Derail Your Future

Mike Meru thought he was making a good investment when he borrowed $600,000 to train as an orthodontist. But at age 37, he now owes $1 million — and despite making regular payments, he owes more every single month. In 25 years, his debt will total $2 million. While seven-figure student debts are still not… Continue reading How Student Loan Debt Can Derail Your Future

10 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Culture, Even If You Aren’t the Boss

When you work for a company, you soon get to know its culture. Sometimes it’s fantastic; everyone gets along great, and you pinch yourself to see if you’re dreaming. Most of the time, however, company culture is in need of some improvement, if not a complete overhaul. This is where you can help. Even if… Continue reading 10 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Culture, Even If You Aren’t the Boss

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Identity theft wears many different faces. From credit cards to student loans, thieves can open different forms of credit in your name and just like that, destroy your credit history and financial standing. If this happens to you, getting the situation fixed can be difficult and time-consuming. But you can set things right. If someone… Continue reading Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

8 Networking Tips for Introverts

Ask most people what an introvert is, and they’ll describe someone who’s shy, doesn’t like being around people, and is very quiet and aloof. Well, that’s not always accurate. Some introverts love social gatherings and can be very talkative. However, they tend to find the experience draining and need alone time to get their energy… Continue reading 8 Networking Tips for Introverts

6 Times You Should Insure Your Side Gig

About two years ago, I launched a small side hustle dog-sitting for neighbors. It was a profitable side gig that allowed me to earn extra cash in my spare time. But one of the things I hadn’t prepared for when budgeting my startup costs was insurance for my business. I quickly found out it was… Continue reading 6 Times You Should Insure Your Side Gig

7 Underrated Skills That Will Help You in Any Job

When it comes to employment, degrees, training, and experience matter. Still, not everything employees have to offer was learned behind a desk. There are soft skills and subtle personality traits that can enrich and transform any workplace — from a basement bike shop, to a billion-dollar investment firm. Though they’re tough to list on a… Continue reading 7 Underrated Skills That Will Help You in Any Job

10 Ways to Smooth Over a Work Disagreement

Conflicts in the workplace are tough. They can lead to a very stressful work environment, a lot of sleepless nights, and some people even quit their jobs over the issue. But if you approach the disagreement calmly, it should not be something that ever gets you to the point of quitting or taking time off.… Continue reading 10 Ways to Smooth Over a Work Disagreement

Tax Breaks Every College Student (and Parent) Should Know About

Despite the fact that tens of millions of Americans are still struggling to make ends meet in our slowly rebounding economy, the cost of college keeps rising higher. Even parents in reasonably secure financial circumstances need all the help they can get with college expenses. Fortunately, one institution is offering some relief from high tuition:… Continue reading Tax Breaks Every College Student (and Parent) Should Know About

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