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...

When to Unfollow Toxic People on Social Media

When to Unfollow Toxic People on Social Media
Negative online experiences can contribute to common mental health disorders, such as depression and anxiety. The American Psychiatric Association reports that young people who interact with multiple social media platforms are three times more likely to experience symptoms. The amount of time spent on platforms doesn’t seem to be a factor, although the type of content consumed may be. Interacting...

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....

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...

Careers with 3 Day Work Weeks

Like the song says, it seems like everybody’s working for the weekend. Now imagine if your typical weekend was three or four days long. Does that sound like a dream come true? There can be drawbacks to a short work week. Shorter work weeks sometimes mean longer shifts. Still, a four day weekend is very appealing, and if you’re...

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...

What To Do When You Feel Hated

What To Do When You Feel Hated
It may be a tough pill to swallow, but being successful and just living your best life will inevitably attract a few trolls. When you stand out, people tend to notice — and someone may dislike you just for being who you are. Dealing with the haters doesn’t have to be a struggle, though. Quick Read: Many people would prefer it...

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,...

99 Problems but Social Media Ain’t 1

99 Problems but Social Media Ain’t 1
Social media is supposed to help you feel more connected to your world, from the friends you grew up with to the celebrities you’ve never met. Getting those updates is fun, but they might be seriously messing with your head. Here’s how you know you need a break and what to do about it. Distress Signals When you start comparing yourself...