Personal Development… Millennial Style

Personal Development… Millennial Style
Millennials just might be the generation most obsessed with personal development. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Field Agent, 94% of adults born between 1981 and 1996 were making commitments to personal development for the New Year. This compares to 84% of baby boomers and 81% of Generation X. Devotion to the task of growth isn’t the only noteworthy...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...