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[3 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Top 6 Things to do With Your Business Administration Degree

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If you’re approaching your last years in an undergraduate college, and you’ve chosen to pursue a business administration degree, you’re probably wondering what exactly it is you’ll do once you graduate. With this degree, your options are endless. There are a variety of career paths within different fields available to you, or you could decide to pursue a graduate degree. Whatever you decide, you’re career outlook is stable and rewarding.

6. Become an Accountant
With a Business Administration degree, you could become an accountant in either the public …

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[25 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Advantages of Buying an Established Business

Buying a ready-made business is often easier than starting a business from scratch and is somewhat less risky. With an array of commercial properties for sale, you can find one that suits your needs, interests, time and budget. Of course, buying another person’s business does present risks, but the advantages are also numerous. It will save time and frustration if you have some knowledge of the industry when researching commercial properties for sale.
Processes in Place
The great thing about an established business is that the previous proprietor has already done much of …

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Looking to Start Your Own Business Consider a LLC

While it is not everyone’s dream to start up their own company, for many they are interested in this endeavor. Being your own boss has many advantages, people like the idea of running the show, making the calls, and putting their dream into reality not to mention the dream of making some good money. Owning your own company may also come with a longer work week but if you are doing what you like, those hours can seem small in comparison to doing a job you are dissatisfied with. One …

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[31 Jul 2013 | Comments Off | ]
How College Students Can Navigate a Financial Jungle

Like a young gazelle straying from the heard for the first time, college students are vulnerable to a variety of fierce financial predators. Many organizations want to sink their teeth into your thick, supple wallet and drain you of all your money. However, if you are familiar with the dangers, you can traverse the tender first years of your financial independence and come out the other side unharmed.
Here are some things that are on the hunt for your bucks:
Credit Cards
It’s an unfortunate truth that credit card companies prey on college …

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5 Top Tech Jobs for Recent Grads

According to CNET, 280,000 graduates were working at minimum-wage jobs after graduation in 2013. So, what is it that is keeping them from finding meaningful work? Well, it’s partially the economy, but it’s also the subject of their degree. If you want to find a job right out of college nowadays, you’re best off choosing a degree in math, science, or technology. Those are the fastest growing job markets right now. Take a look at these five tech jobs that you can get as a recent grad.
App Programmer

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Popular College Internships Now

It’s proven that to land an internship at a quality firm you can’t sit on the sidelines. You have to take immediate action. Internships are popular as they can land you in front of the decision makers of leading corporations.
According to an article by Bloomberg BusinessWeek students seeking internships should start planning a year ahead as almost a third of 200 of the largest companies have already started their recruiting process. True internships will offer students a challenge and they will contribute to the organization. They also will be paid …

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10 Ways To Cut College Costs

Are you are determined to provide your child with a college education but not sure how you will survive the anxiety over how to pay for it all?  You are not alone.  Many families are facing the same issues as they shop around for schools or get ready to send their children off.
Whatever stage you are in towards the goal of a college degree, there are ways to keep expenses down. If you are flexible there are approaches to a college degree that can help you get the most out …

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Pell Grants for College

The application for Pell Grants is easier to do in the 2013 season than ever before. This makes it much easier for students who want as little student loan debt as possible when they graduate. There are also more changes that have been passed by Congress and also with the Health Care Act signed by Obama in 2010. In addition many of the health care laws that were passed in 2010 had affected Pell Grants. The original income guidelines that were put in place for the 2012 season had been …