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...

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...

What Being “Rich” Means in 2019

What Being "Rich" Means in 2019
The meaning of “being rich” in 2019 is considerably different compared to the post-World War II landscape. The race for wealth and status is currently overshadowed by the reality that real wages in America have barely changed for 70 years. We need a new take on what being rich means if we’re to have meaningful goals. Stick around while...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Are You a Kind Person? These Are Your Dream Jobs.

Do people always tell you that you’re easy to talk to and that you’re a good friend? Have people often told you that you’re kind? It’s true that kindness is its own reward, after all being kind can lower stress and even lengthen your lifespan. But kindness can also be a sign that you’re well suited for certain career paths....

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...