3 Tips to Convince Your Boss You’re Productive When Working Remotely

Did you know that about 8 million Americans work from home? Working from home seems like the holy grail of working arrangements. You hear a lot of great stories like people having time to keep up with laundry during the day, or people working in yoga pants and a t-shirt. Some of those stories are true, and there are...

How to Stay Organized as an Online College Student

College student life can be tough! If you’re a part-time or full-time online student with other work or family obligations, it can be even tougher. According to U.S. News World Report, most college students in the U.S. are now over 25, so that means you’re not the only student who has a whole lot of life to juggle along...

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...

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...

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...

5 Mantras for Days That Never Seem to End

5 Mantras for Days That Never Seem to End
Most of us have had those days, right? Some of them fly by before you know it, while others may seem to drag on forever and leave you feeling like there’s no escape. But chances are, you’ll come out on the other side as you have in the past. Maybe you just need a little encouragement. Believe it or not,...

Make Money During Your Lunch Break

We can all use a little more money in our pockets at the end of the day. And it’s no wonder that’s the case. According to a Payscale study, “real wages,” or wages factored for inflation, are down 9% since 2006. No wonder it’s getting harder to keep up with all your bills! For many, keeping their financial heads...