Meditation vs. Working Out

We know, you only have so many hours in the day. Every morning you wake up to news articles about how this, that, and the other thing can improve your health or productivity. Try this new food, or that new superfood, or this antioxidant, or that vitamin and everything about your life will improve. It can be tough to...

Post-Interview Thank-You Note Tips

You tend to start collecting piles of advice when you’re in the market for a job. Everyone has that little tip or trick that they’re sure helped land them the cushy job they’re in now. And while there are probably a lot of great tips in the advice you’ll receive, there’s one suggestion you’ll probably receive that can indeed...

Is it Time to Finish Your Degree Online?

Being a college dropout is basically a cliche. Kanye West’s album ‘The College Dropout’ resonated with so many Americans for a reason—it’s a classic story. How much is dropping out part of the American experience? Well, one in three college students will drop out. Let that sink in for a moment. It’s a pretty big percentage. Considering the advantages...

Prime Online Job Search Tips

Sure, we’ve all heard the old stories, your grandma used to look in the newspaper classified section when she needed a new job, then she’d hit the pavement and start leaving her resume at reception desks all over town, but things just don’t work like that anymore. Nowadays if you aren’t maximizing your online job search tools, you’re missing...

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...