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[3 Feb 2018 | Comments Off on My Experience at a For-Profit University | ]
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 …

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[15 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on Pros & Cons Of Studying While Working | ]
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 …