5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Business Administrator

Businesses operate in different ways depending on the industry they serve, so obtaining a business administration degree will provide you with many benefits. Not only is having the degree going to look great to employers but you’ll find it’s going to give you the knowledge you need to be a success in any industry you choose. If you’re looking for good reasons to start an online course to study for a business administration degree, consider the following to help you decide if it’s the right degree for you.
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Careers For Bookworms: Turning Your Love Of Literature Into A Living

For some reading is an avid hobby. But what if you could turn that hobby into an actual career? Here’s some useful reading for turning your love of books into a paying job.
English teacher/professor
Perhaps the most obvious career path to get involved in literature is to teach literature itself. This could involve anything from being a high school English teacher to a university professor of English. There are now multiple methods of getting into teaching. The traditional route is to get a degree in English and then get experience in …

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Your Reputation Precedes You…

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Your reputation precedes itself, you need to remember this whenever you are starting a career or making a transition into a new one. It forms one law of The 48 Laws Of Power, a book on learning to take advantage of any situation. And when you’re looking to get ahead of the curve, or you’re trying to get in cahoots with the boss, there are some easy ways to make sure that the signals you are giving out are the right ones, even before the boss has even met …

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Four Steps To Reduce Your Gas Bill

Everyone knows that gas is expensive, and it only seems to be getting pricier as time goes on.
This can be seen clearly at Energy.gov, where indexes for natural gas and other fuel sources are continuously gathered and compared for smart consumers.
However, there are multiple ways you can reduce your monthly gas bill.
We’re going to cover some of the most common mistakes homeowners make and ways you can use the energy market to your advantage, so read on.
Step One: Try Changing Providers
Depending on where you live, you might be able to …

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Tips to Reduce Your Debt

Financial debt is something that can keep you up at night. It’s hard to face when you have so much debt that you don’t know how you’ll repay it. It would be easy to just bury your head in the sand but that certainly won’t solve the problem. When it comes to debt, there’s only one way to find a solution – look it dead in the eye. Whether you’ve made some poor choices or you’ve had a change in your circumstances, it doesn’t mean the problem can’t be solved. …

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How Education Can Revitalise Your Work Life

One of the odd things about the way the American education system is organized is that you are expected to make decisions as a teenager which will inform the rest of your life. Most people are vastly different by the time they’re in the mid-twenties let alone deep into their forties. However, you still have to live with the choices that you made when you were younger. One momentous decision that plays a part in defining your career is the major you chose in college. It may be that you …

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Unique Careers In Travel And How To Start One

We all dream of saying goodbye to our boring, sleepy hometowns and traveling the world. We want to see it all and somehow have the money to do so without being in one location. I’m sure you can see where I’m going with this; there are ways to have the best of both worlds. If you’re truly passionate about seeing the world, then you’ll be happy to hear that can travel without quitting your job, believe it or not. If you’re wondering what unique careers in travel are out there …

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Common Start-Up Mistakes That Will Cripple A Business

We’re living in an era of free money. Business loans for bright, ambitious entrepreneurs are becoming more and more accessible, and the progress of technology has meant that all you really need to start a company is some capital, a computer and an internet connection. While there have certainly been worse times to make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality, a huge proportion of modern start-ups still fail in their first year. Here are a few common start-up mistakes to avoid…
Having a Poor Business Plan
A solid business plan may just be …

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Why it Pays to Have a Credit Card

A lot of people will advise you to avoid credit cards like the plague when you’re young and trying to find your way in life, but credit cards, when used correctly can be an excellent tool for managing your money and keeping on top of your finances. Of course, if they are misused, and you run up huge bills, they could cause huge problems for you now and in the future, but if you’re the kind of person who can keep your spending in check, a  credit card could offer …

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4 Tips To Help You Live (Painlessly) Within Your Means

As a nation, we love to spend. If there is something out there being advertised and our friends have it, or favorite celebrities have it, then many of us can be easily persuaded to buy it. That is all very well, until a week down the line there is something else that we want to buy that we don’t necessarily need, but mainly, can’t afford. Our society is very consumer driven, so you do have to stay on top of your finances. Otherwise, you can get into money troubles quite …

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Expect The Unexpected: How To Protect Your Finances

There are lots of things in life that can cost you a lot of money. Medical bills are a big factor in nearly everyone’s day to day life. If you have insurance, you still have to pay for it each month, and if you end up needing medical attention, the premiums can soon become immensely expensive. If you do not have insurance, it can be a nightmare. The state of the American healthcare system is such that you may have to pay for an ambulance that you did not call …

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Four Habits of Debt-Free People

You might have set yourself a goal to be debt-free by the end of the year. You might have a long way to go, but, of course, have that as a goal to achieve at some point. Wherever you are in your life and with your money, it is always a good idea to be inspired and see what others do to live a debt-free lifestyle. So watch out for people with the following characteristics, as they are much more likely to be debt-free. Then you can copy or learn …

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Three Crucial Points about Buying a Home

Buying a home is an important life milestone. It’s like a checkpoint in life that signals the end of your last stage and the beginning of your next. It really does play a huge role in ‘living the dream’. However, buying a home is far from a ‘dreamy’ experience. Yes, if you don’t remember the crucial points below it can soon turn into a living nightmare.
Get your finances in order
First of all it is imperative that you get your money together even before you think about the venture. Because this …

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Tips for Getting the Best Mortgage

Your home will most likely be the most expensive item that you buy during your entire lifetime. Therefore, you should plan this enormous purchase very carefully. Do not rush into anything. Many people end up locking themselves into a mortgage agreement that they end up regretting at some point down the road. You need to prevent the same thing from happening to you. Careful planning is critical whenever you are going to buy a new house. Failure to do so will result in you paying much more than you need …

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Millennial Mistakes: Credit Card Mistakes To Avoid For a New Financial Generation

Getting a new credit card can be exciting. It feels like you’re holding unlimited spending potential in your hand. Suddenly, you can make big purchases you couldn’t before. Plus, you get all those cool rewards and points.
Don’t get too carried away though. While credit cards can be convenient and be useful for building your credit score, they can also land you in serious financial trouble. Make sure you know what you’re getting into before you before you start using credit cards. Follow these tips to help you take full advantage …

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Where To Find Money When You Really Need It

Sometimes, you might feel like you could really do with a pot of gold just falling from the sky into your lap. The points in this post aren’t going to help you find any pots of gold. They are, however, going to help you unearth some cash that can help you when in a predicament. Depending on your circumstances, you should hopefully be able to take advantage of some of the tips here.
From a creditor
You might think that a current debt situation has made you completely ineligible in the eyes …

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When It Really Pays To Get Financial Advice

Everyone struggles with their financial life from time to time, and there is no-one out there who couldn’t benefit from a little help from time to time. If you have ever found yourself in a situation where you feel you could use some help, then you will know how it feels. When this happens, it can be difficult not to let the situation get the better of you. But if you are able to find the right kind of advice at the right time, it can really make a world …

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Time to Invest? Don’t Get Stressed – Know the Risks

There are risks that apply to almost everything you can invest in. A lot of people understand the more basic market risks, such as equity risk – the risk that the value of the asset you’ve invested in plummets due to the laws of supply and demand turning against you -, but there are other types of risks you need to consider.
Investment is definitely something you should be doing if you have money that would otherwise just be lying around. But if you go into this without understanding the …

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How to Raise More Funds for your Non-Profit

The non-profit sector is highly competitive and to ensure that you continue to raise funds, you have to stay on top of the email marketing game. New and innovative technology and methods are often released, and staying up to date with them will give you the cutting edge.
Using non-profit marketing opportunities such as Giving Tuesday will add some extra punch to your campaigns, so make sure that you tap into it. Prepare your campaigns well in advance and get all of your marketing ducks in a row – email campaigns, …

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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Three Different Ways To View Personal Loans

Although it might challenge your conventional thinking in order to accept that not all debt is a bad thing, there is a fair argument to put forward in favor of using loans wisely and for all the right reasons.
Here is an insight into why and how there are definitely some best and worst ways to use personal loan facilities. There is a look at some of the main pros and cons attached to this popular borrowing option and some classic examples to help you decide whether a loan is a …