Category: Career

Oct 12

Pros and Cons of Starting Your Own Business

Have you ever thought about quitting your job to start your own business? I know I’ve definitely dreamed about the day I can give my letter of resignation and hang my own shingle. I know several people who have started their own businesses and I’ve watched the risky, yet rewarding experience. That said, it’s probably …

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Jul 09

Start Your Own Business to Kill Your Student Debt

Some people say that going to college is the key to a successful career, but I don’t necessarily believe that. The truth of the matter is, the transition into a professional career isn’t always a smooth one and that, “fancy” college degree doesn’t always translate into big earnings. The one thing that was, “big” when …

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Jun 02

How to Start Saving for Retirement at 30 Years Old

The post comes from My Money Design, a blog that is all about getting you ready to live a rich and wealthy life. If you really want to get serious about investing or saving for retirement at 30, one of the best places you can start is with your retirement savings. Though retirement may seem …

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Jun 01

More than Words: Five Key Points to Remember When Developing a Mission Statement

Mission statements are dime a dozen. Most companies have one and you can quickly find thousands of samples and templates of mission statements online. However, a mission statement that is just like all of the others will not mean very much to anyone – your employees or your customers. You need to focus on remembering …

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May 05

Mystery Shopping: Great Way to Make Money or Waste of Time?

I first discovered mystery shopping when I was in college. I was looking for little side gigs to make a few bucks when I found a “wanted” ad on Craigslist for mystery shoppers. My first thought was, “Wow, that sounds too good to be true! I eat and shop and get paid to do it? …

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