How to Pay for an Online Degree

For many people, finding a way to pay for college has always been one of the greatest obstacles to obtaining a bachelor’s degree. Often times prospective students, or their parents, look at the cost for tuition and realize it is far beyond their ability to afford. That’s because 53% of American families need to borrow money in order to...

Want to Get Paid to Take Surveys?

For most of us, extra cash is always welcome. With 49% of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, it’s no wonder a little bit extra can be very valuable. Whether your income isn’t enough to pay your bills, or you’re saving for something important, or even if you just like to have a little extra money for luxuries—there’s bound to be something...

2 Things Every Employer Looks For

When you’re in the market for a new job, it seems like advice comes at you fast. As you apply for job after job and send out your resume over and over, you can begin to question just why you aren’t getting the response you’d hoped. Or maybe you are getting initial interviews but never seem to progress to...

Too Old for a Student Loan?

Going back to college as an adult can be daunting. But if you’re thinking of returning to school, you’re in great company! In fact, more than half of college and university students are over the age of 21. Many adult, non-traditional students face the struggle of balancing family and work obligations along with taking classes. Because they are often the...

Bigger Salary and More: Benefits of a College Degree

Most high school graduates get the advice: if you don’t pursue a bachelor’s degree, you’ll regret it. While there are always people who are successful no matter what their level of education, statistics show that higher levels of education do reap big rewards. Everyone knows you can earn more money with a bachelor’s degree than with a high school degree....

Best Time of Year for a New Job

If you see a job search in your future, it can be a good idea to plan ahead for the move. Sure you need to think about things like finishing your degree or other training, sprucing up your resume, cleaning up your social media presence, and lining up your professional references. Another thing you may want to keep in...

How Playing Video Games Helps You at Work

How Playing Video Games Helps You at Work
Forget the haters who tell you video games are a waste of time. You might be able to use the skills you’ve gained from playing games to be an asset on the job. Maybe you have an educational background in gaming or design --- that can help too. Check out how those skills can help make you a success. Gaming...

How Empathetic Are You? (Too Much or Not Enough)

How Empathetic Are You? (Too Much or Not Enough)
Empathy is the foundation of humanity. It’s what makes us who we are. But not everyone is as equally empathetic as the next person. Some people are overly empathetic, to the point that it negatively impacts their life. Others are barely empathetic and ignore all opportunities to ease the suffering of others. What about you? Do you care too...

Are English Degrees Still Useful?

Are English Degrees Still Useful?
You wouldn’t believe some of the reactions I get when I tell people I majored in English. I deeply value what I learned while I was in school, but the million dollar question everyone seems to ask is: Was it really all that useful? Shouldn’t you have gone for a degree in a STEM major? The Path May Not Be...

How To Have Fun Without Breaking The Bank

How To Have Fun Without Breaking The Bank
Bored out of your mind today? Maybe you’re feeling trapped into doing nothing because you’re broke. You don’t need a ton of money to have fun. Here’s the secret to jazzing things up on a budget (no matter how much you make). Quick Read: You can have fun without burning a hole in your pocket. Some of the most tried and...