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How Will Student Debt Affect Your Future?

Going to college is an expensive time. Aside from the cost of tuition fees, you may also have to pay for student accommodation, study materials, food, gas, and everyday living expenses. Even if you save some money by enrolling on an online masters in accounting, your debt could easily run to $30k by the time you graduate.
What many students don’t fully understand is how their student debt can have a far-reaching effect on their future. Unfortunately, student costs have far outpaced wage growth, so even if you graduate at the …

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Pros & Cons Of Studying While Working

If you are seeking to improve your career prospects, you will likely have been told that studying for extra qualifications is the best way to broaden your horizons. Combining your years of experience with new education and certification can make a huge difference to your career trajectory… but the idea of undertaking such a move can be worrying.
After all, few professionals have the option to abandon their day job so they can focus on their studies. The idea of trying to find the time to work and study is …

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[28 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Differences Between A Keynote And Motivational Speaker | ]
Differences Between A Keynote And Motivational Speaker

Inspirational speakers (also known as keynote speakers) inspire while motivational speakers motivate. On the face of it this statement would suggest that there is comparatively little difference between these two types of speakers.  Indeed many businesses hire one when they should have the other; and do not notice the difference. In fact, you can hire a huge range of different speakers; from speakers for kick-off conferences to ones for your dinner party.
But there is a difference!
The Role of the Speaker

Motivational Speakers

These speakers will embrace a product or method of doing …

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[23 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Personal Finance Habits to Start When You Become an Adult | ]
Personal Finance Habits to Start When You Become an Adult

As soon as you become an adult, it is important to take your personal finances seriously. If you do damage to your credit at a young age, this can wreak havoc on your financial life as you get older. It also takes a lot of time and effort to get your credit back to a strong number. There are tips that you can utilize, such as those from Don Gayhardt, that will help to ensure that you start off right so that your personal finances are always in order.
Get an …

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[5 May 2017 | Comments Off on A Cure For The Impractical Degree | ]
A Cure For The Impractical Degree

When you leave university, it feels like you have the world at your feet. The hard work has paid off, and you’re finally ready to do the job of your dreams. But, that floating feeling often lands in a hard crash within a few weeks of your job search. It’s a sad fact, but many degrees leave you up the creek without a paddle. In an ideal world, getting the job you dream of would be easy, especially once you’re qualified. But, sometimes we follow our hearts instead of our …

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[3 May 2017 | Comments Off on Stressed-Out Millennials: Strategies for Coping With Student Debt and Other Pressing Issues | ]
Stressed-Out Millennials: Strategies for Coping With Student Debt and Other Pressing Issues

Being a millennial isn’t all smiley-face emojis and fair trade soy lattes. Student loans, a rising cost of living, an uncertain economic and political future and the struggles of finding a job are stressing them out. In a 2016 survey, 64% of millennials said they were stressed about finances – a number higher than that of other generations.
Although this is a somewhat tense time in the lives of many millennials, there is hope. If they follow these steps as they get themselves established, they may find they find they’re feeling …

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[27 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Careers For Bookworms: Turning Your Love Of Literature Into A Living | ]
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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[26 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on How Education Can Revitalise Your Work Life | ]
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 …