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Reasons to Obtain a Degree in Accounting

Choosing a degree is often a tough decision for many people. There are many factors that need to be carefully weighed in order for you to make the right choice. You might be in a situation where you have an established career that you are not satisfied with. You want to go back to school and earn a degree to change your career path. If this is the case, obtaining an accounting degree is something you should seriously look into. You will be able to get all of the following …

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4 Computer Myths That Just Aren’t True

No matter how tech-savvy you are, there are still some computer myths circling the internet that just aren’t true. No wonder so many of us are becoming technophobic in today’s society. In this article, we will cut through some of these falsehoods in an effort to present you with some semblance of truth.
Myth #1: If you’re not viewing porn, you don’t need antivirus software
Not true at all. While we aren’t advocating pornography sites, some of them are perfectly safe (so we’ve been told). However, there are those places on the …

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Best Career Options to Increase Your Income

If you are getting tired of not making enough money in your job, it is a good idea for you to start looking into other options. There are lots of different jobs that you can get to make significantly more than you are now. When you spend some time reviewing your options, you should be able to make the best possible decision for your new career. It is never too late to find something else to do, but first you must get the necessary information.
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My Experience at a For-Profit University

I have two degrees from For-Profit institutions. It is hard to say if the degrees were worth it. I do have the ability to compare a For-Profit university with a state run university as I transferred schools.
Costs
The tuition at the For-profit University was more expensive than the state school. However, I was paying out of state tuition at the state school and I no longer had to pay room and board. I was able to work full time when I went to the For-profit school and I was also able …

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[17 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Not Feeling Fulfilled At Work? Get A Job That Makes A Change | ]
Not Feeling Fulfilled At Work? Get A Job That Makes A Change

If you do not work in this day and age, you are definitely in the minority. Not that that’s inherently a bad thing, it’s just that a lot of people are probably pretty jealous, since there is a very small percentage of people who actually enjoy their average nine to five jobs. According to research conducted by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), a staggering 47 percent of people want to quit their job or change careers, with only a tiny amount happy with their current job. No …

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[15 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Which Internships and Fellowships Are Worth Your Time? | ]
Which Internships and Fellowships Are Worth Your Time?

In today’s world of competitive corporate culture, it is essential to find every advantage possible and put those advantages to good use. For those just emerging from college, entering the workforce can be a scary and potentially stressful period in one’s life. Ultimately, finding an employer who values your education, skills and potential is easier said than done.
Increasingly, students have been encouraged to pursue internships and fellowships prior to or immediately after graduating. Unfortunately, all too many of these internships are effective scams where interns do not gain valuable job …

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[11 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Plan for Your Future by Caring for Your Body Now | ]
Plan for Your Future by Caring for Your Body Now

Are you doing everything you can to prepare for your future? Many people think they’ve made wise financial decisions, which is often the case, but you don’t have an excuse to stop looking for ways to boost your savings account or bolster your portfolio. For example, you may have a good life insurance policy, but you may need to pay more than necessary for your premiums.
You can find scores of ways to lower how much you pay for life insurance, and factors such as your body type can affect the …

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[20 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on How Will Student Debt Affect Your Future? | ]
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 …