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...

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...

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...

What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence

What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence
In the workplace or in the classroom, there’s always that one person who seems to feel so sure of themselves. They always have the right answer, and they don’t hesitate to offer up their opinions or add to the conversation. Then there are those who, no matter how knowledgeable or practiced they might be, find the idea of speaking...

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....

3 Side Gigs that Pay Serious Money

If you feel like your paycheck isn’t stretching far enough to make ends meet, you’re not alone. According to a study by Bankrate, as many as 44 million Americans have a side hustle just to keep food on the table. You might be in school to get on a new career track, or maybe you’re just paying your dues...

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...

Confidence Makes Money. Here’s How to Get Both

Confidence Makes Money - Here's How To Get Both
What’s the secret to enjoying limitless success and getting loads of money? Bill Gates once said that confidence can be very powerful; it gives you the motivation to try new things and the endurance to stick with them until you get it right, which is a precursor to success. If you don’t have the confidence to try, or to...

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...

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...