Category Archives: Career

Legitimate Work From Home Jobs

Legitimate Work From Home Jobs

The idea of working from home sounds awesome. In fact, it sounds so awesome that many people fall victim to scams. There are a lot of illegitimate work from home jobs out there. Many times they take your money instead of you making money. How do you find some honest work from home jobs? Luckily there are many good work from home jobs out there. Here are some tips for how to spot them as well as a few to help get the ball rolling.Continue Reading

Top online resources for today’s accountant

Top online resources for today’s accountant

Many professions require their members to continue with education. Accounting is one of those – partly because accountants need to keep their Certified Public Accountant license up to date. Of course, this isn’t the only reason to keep learning. Having a deeper understanding of your profession and following the latest trends, tips and tricks can be a huge benefit for your accounting career. Here are some of the top online resources for today’s accountant.Continue Reading

How Much Are You Really Earning?

How Much Are You Really Earning?

If you are like many, you see your salary of $50,000 per year and never think twice about it. But you should. You need to figure out what your real hourly wage is and then answer two important questions. I’ll get to these questions later on, but first we have to talk about calculating your real hourly wage.Continue Reading

Going To College Is More Important Than The College Itself

Going To College Is More Important Than The College Itself

Here in the US, we have gone from needing to get a college degree to be successful to needing to go to an elite college to be successful. Sadly, this is misinformation that many students (and parents) blindly follow. Below are 4 reasons why it is more important that you simply go to college than it is where you go to college.Continue Reading

Tips For Finding A Job In 2015

Tips For Finding A Job In 2015

In the few weeks of job hunting, I’ve learned a few things that I will pass on to you. Some may seem obvious to some reading this, but for others you will be surprised you didn’t think of them sooner.Continue Reading

2014: A Year in Review

2014: A Year in Review

Wow, 2014 seemed to go fast. I can’t believe it’s already 2015… but I seem like I say that every year. Time seems to go by pretty fast, and that is part of the reason I take a moment to reflect on the year for all of you. 2013, if you recall, was a year of transition, adjustment, and steady financial growth for us. 2014 continued with some of the same trends, and then threw us some curve balls as well: both good and bad surprises.Continue Reading

How to Kick Unemployment’s Butt!

How to Kick Unemployment’s Butt!

While it’s clear that you can’t prepare for everything, there are a lot of things that you can control. Don’t let a simple change in job status affect your financial future – take steps now to prepare and join the movement of young adults kicking unemployment’s butt!Continue Reading

Four Ways to Organize Your Business Expenses

Four Ways to Organize Your Business Expenses

Many small businesses face a similar problem shortly before opening their doors – how do we manage our money? Whether your business is large or small, instantly profitable or slightly struggling, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to managing the finances of your small business. If you manage your money properly you’ll likely discover additional expenses you can use for tax deductions. As long as you’re proactive on the front end, organizing business expenses is easy. Here’s some tips.Continue Reading

Traits of a Successful New Business

Traits of a Successful New Business

Starting a new business from the ground up can be a scary step – and in many ways a scary leap of faith. There is a lot of unknown in a new business and it often takes years to determine if a business has what it takes to be successful. Yet, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t common traits that many successful businesses have in common.Continue Reading

3 Marketable Skills that are Easy to Learn

3 Marketable Skills that are Easy to Learn

Getting a job can be quite difficult these days. My organization is currently hiring a new person and in the matter of one week, we’ve received over 50 applicants for this new position. To say that the job market is competitive would be an understatement. Learning new skills is there not only important to help you stand out, but essential.Continue Reading