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6 Action Tips for Improving Your Career in the New Year

by Miranda Marquit December 20, 2012

A brand new year is a great time to take stock of your life, and determine whether or not you are on the right track. One of the issues that might come up is improving your career, or even the desire for a new job. Is it time for a change in your career? Whether […]

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College Savings Asset Allocation Strategies & Tips

by Kevin Mulligan November 21, 2012

Saving for your children’s college education is a baffling array of acronyms and confusing account types like 529 or Coverdell. Just picking a type of account to fund can take a few hours of deep research, and that is just to get started. Once you choose the type of college savings plan, you have to […]

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Why Your Career is Your Most Important Investment

by Kevin Mercadante November 7, 2012

I hate my job…I can’t wait until I retire…I’m going to save and invest every dollar I have so I can quit my stinkin’ job…I wish they’d lay me off and give me a severance package… Do you ever find yourself thinking this way? Most people do. Ironically, it’s probably the number one reason motivating […]

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Protect Your Professional Image Online

by Kevin Mulligan October 10, 2012

As you develop your professional career there are a few key aspects in your growth: your skills (that you must keep sharp and always adding to), your network (that you must give more to be able to take a little from), and your reputation. An often shared quote which has been attributed to many people, […]

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Boost Your Productivity: Make a Better To Do List

by Miranda Marquit October 1, 2012

Many of us are looking ways to be more productive with our time. Whether you want more time to improve yourself through knowledge, make more money, or have more time to just relax, increased productivity frees up time to work on the things you want to work on. Making a to do list can help you […]

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Are You Being Challenged Enough at Work?

by Ryan Guina September 27, 2012

I read an article this week on BusinessWeek about why many young, talented workers are leaving their jobs. The reason? According to the Harvard Business Review study the article was based upon, these skilled employees aren’t being challenged enough. At first, the answer surprised me. I expected the number one reason employees would leave a job […]

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Choosing a Major: 3 Vital Things to Consider

by Miranda Marquit September 24, 2012

The biggest decision that you make when you head to college is this: What major will you pursue? While it would be nice to follow your passion, and get a degree in something you love, and that you think would be fun, you also need to look at reality. Recently, I read an article about […]

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