Need Help With Your Bills? How to Get Financial Assistance

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Life is usually good when you have enough money to pay your bills, not have debt, and enjoy the leftover money you may have. Now, if you get laid off, life gets a bit more stressful. The bills you may have started eating up into your savings, and you will be at a place where …

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9 Clear Signs That You’re About To Get Fired

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It’s never easy getting fired from a job (of course), but sometimes, you can predict the inevitable. It may not be a shock if you know what to look for. Keep your ears and eyes open at the office. Or if you’re working from home, pay attention during staff meetings and read those emails, especially when …

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50 Most Meaningful Jobs in America

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Written by: Annalise Mantz Every job applicant is trying to find the sweet spot between two numbers: the salary they would need to take on a job they really didn’t like, and the lowest salary they could live on in order to take a job they truly loved. In a perfect world, one’s passion for …

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Remote Workers

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When the pandemic hit in early 2020, life changed seemingly overnight. Gone were nights out with friends, happy hour after a long day of work, and the new normal left a lot to be desired. Offices went from bustling to bust, forcing companies to figure out how to operate with teams spread out over entire …

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How Setting Up a Sinking Fund Gives You Financial Protection

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It’s challenging to cover a significant expense in a short duration. Some people go into debt over it. A well-established sinking fund helps shield life’s unexpected events, protects your financial goals, and promotes better budgeting. What Is a Sinking Fund? A sinking fund is a cash reserve in your account that holds calculated funds for …

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Want to Join the 1%? Then Quit Living Like the Other 99

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I know, this sounds super condescending. Maybe even over-simplified. Things are never really THAT simple, are they? Fair enough.    So here, let’s put it another way. If you want to be above average, then you can’t keep acting like you’re average. Living an above-average life means you’re making decisions consistent with being above average, not just average. Like my …

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3 Topics You Need to Avoid Talking About at Work

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Drama can make any workplace instantly unbearable, especially if it is unnecessary. Even if you are the type of person who attempts to avoid drama at all costs, it can be hard to remove yourself when drama surrounds you daily.  Seemingly casual conversations can cause all sorts of ripples in your work environment. Here are …

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45 Facts About Small Businesses in America

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Written by: Joni Sweet Small businesses accounted for a whopping 99.9% of companies in the U.S. in 2019, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The number can be partly attributed to the administration’s broad definition of a small business as any firm with fewer than 500 employees, but it also reflects how embedded …

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17 Strategies for Managing Stress When You Are Burning Out at Work

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There is no question that our jobs are a significant source of stress in our lives. Even the best jobs can be frustrating, overwhelming, and sometimes dangerous. Although we can’t avoid stress in our lives altogether, no job is worth damaging our physical, mental, or emotional health. Here are 17 strategies for effectively managing work-related …

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10 Great Pieces of Career Advice That You Rarely Hear

It’s always the same thing when it comes to advice about your career, isn’t it? Try your best. Be proactive. Dress professionally. But, this doesn’t even scratch the surface of what it takes to propel your career forward and make lots of money truly. Throughout my career, I worked in information technology. I went from …

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These 4 Resume Mistakes Are Killing Your Chances of Getting the Job

Over the course of my career, I’ve read through hundreds of resumes. Maybe thousands. Too many candidates still make the same mistakes over and over, and it’s killing their chances of getting the job. These mistakes stick out to hiring managers like a sore thumb. Chances are your resume has at least one of these …

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