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Finding a Job When Relocating

by May 3, 2013

Moving across the country and finding a job after you move is difficult. I’ve done it before, but it’s not something want to do it again. As I explained in my recent article about finding a job in the hidden job market, many of the available jobs in today’s economy aren’t advertised. They are, in [...]

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The Hidden Job Market – How to Find a Job that Isn’t Advertised

by April 19, 2013

Job searching can be a full-time job. It takes time to create the ultimate resume, search available positions, tap into your professional network, schedule interviews, etc. To top it off, it’s often easier to find a job when you already have a job. There are a few reasons for this, but it usually boils down [...]

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What to Do Before Your Last Day of Work

by April 12, 2013

A friend of mine was recently laid off and his entire group was told they were being let go in two days. That’s a tough pill to swallow for anyone, particularly with such short notice. With such a short turnaround before his last day, he was left scrambling to get everything together before his last [...]

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How to Avoid Scams for State and Government Grants

by April 3, 2013

The United States government supports various initiatives using grant money to qualified applicants. Whenever there is the appeal of free money you will find scammers and con artists using that free money as a carrot for an illegitimate scam. Pursuing grants is a smart thing to do, but you have to be careful to avoid [...]

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Do You Really Need to Be Productive ALL the Time?

by Miranda Marquit March 20, 2013

One of the more profound things I heard recently, while watching an interview of Luke Landes from Consumerism Commentary, was this: You don’t have to be productive 100% of your life. Too often, we think have to be doing “useful” all the time. But will your dreams of wealth collapse if you aren’t always being [...]

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Tuition.io Review – Free Student Loan Management Tool

by March 11, 2013

Struggling with juggling your student loans? Not sure how much you owe, who you owe it to, and how much those interest charges are costing you? There’s a new free tool available designed specifically to help you manage the debts racked up by getting a college education. We’ll delve into the details in a second, [...]

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Are Prepaid College Tuition Plans a Good or Bad Idea?

by March 5, 2013

Many states have offered prepaid college tuition plans to parents who are looking to invest in their children’s future. A prepaid tuition program can save parents a ton of money in saving for their children’s education. Unfortunately, many of these plans have recently experienced significant financial difficulty due to the rising costs of college tuition [...]

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