Career

  • Favoritism Has No Place in the Workplace
    Favoritism can be one of the most complicated and most hurtful things to deal with at work. Most of the time, it has nothing to do with you or your work performance. There are many ways to go about dealing with this uncomfortable situation. Ending any favoritism is not in your control, but there are ways to help move it ...
  • Work from Home GearWork from Home Gear
    The internet is rife with things for sale that you’ll probably never want, (pssst, I’m talking to you, gold plated, digital shower head) but that doesn’t mean you can’t find things you didn’t know you were missing out on. Working from home is a new concept for a lot of people, and thankfully, the internet has some products that may ...
  • Why Contribute to a 401K?Why Contribute to a 401K?
    Investing in a company sponsored 401k program is a financially responsible decision you should be considering. Here are some of the benefits investing can provide to help you prepare for your future. Automatically Saving If you choose to opt in to your work’s 401k program, you can have the money automatically taken out of your paycheck. This means that you don’t have to worry about ...
  • College Funds (529 plan)College Funds (529 plan)
    If you are a parent or plan on being a parent, starting a college fund for your children has probably crossed your mind at least once. The most popular college fund is a 529 plan. They can differ slightly when created depending on the stipulations you want to place and depending on the state you are in; however, for the most part they are ...
  • Putting Your Kid Through College Without Breaking the BankPutting Your Kid Through College Without Breaking the Bank
    Parents want to do whatever they can to help their children succeed in life. One way parents can help their children start out on the right foot is paying or helping their children pay for college or some sort of secondary education (trade schools). This, however, can be a very daunting task. College is not even close to cheap and only getting more expensive, ...
  • So, You Think You’re Ready for Retirement?So, You Think You’re Ready for Retirement?
    After all the hard work you’ve put into the work force, you think you’re finally ready to retire and relax. There’s a lot of other things you should consider besides reaching the age of 65 before you officially stop working. Before you slide into the life of retirement, stop and think. Do you have all your bases covered? Here are some things to consider ...