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...

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...

5 Life Hacks for Living in a Small Place

5 Life Hacks for Living in a Small Place
Whether it’s heading off to college or downsizing to a tiny home, living in a small space can be liberating. It can also be challenging. Utilizing every life hack possible to simplify your space is key to a successful lifestyle. Here are five life hacks for taking advantage of every square inch of that small space. 1 Hideaway Bed The bedroom...

When Life Feels More Overwhelming Than Usual…

When Life Feels More Overwhelming Than Usual…
The world is moving fast, and sometimes you may feel like you’re getting left behind. You’re not in control, and your progress isn’t enough. Guess what? It’s okay to have these feelings. It’s okay to be overwhelmed or frustrated or stressed out. The trick is to avoid letting those emotions consume you. When life feels more overwhelming than usual,...

Could You Handle This? How Resilient Are You?

Could You Handle This? How Resilient Are You?
Resilience, the ability to cope with stress in a positive way, poses many benefits, including increased happiness, lower rates of depression and a longer life span. It is not something you’re born with. Rather, it is a skill you can hone through meditation, positive thinking and learning to lean on friends and family, according to Harvard health Publishing. Through...