How to Become Better at Money Management

There are probably more middle-class Americans than you realize who struggle with personal finance and end up deep in debt. It's not just low-income earners who struggle to get by. Research done by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs showed that even most people making between $50,000 to $100,000 a year have trouble keeping $1,000 saved for emergencies....

We’re All Bankrupt, and It’s Not Our Fault

We're All Bankrupt, and It's Not Our Fault
Bankruptcy is seen by some as a moral failing. But bankruptcy in the 21st century is far from a purely individual experience with an individual responsibility. It is much more connected to societal forces outside of a person's control than you may realize. Medical Bills: The Leading Cause of Bankruptcy Medical bills are a key cause of bankruptcy today — one...

What Extras Can Your HR Provide for Blue Collar Workers?

As technology advances and our world turns more and more to automation it seems many blue-collar jobs are dwindling. But blue-collar workers still do the brunt of some of the world’s most important work. From oil extraction to welding parts, these jobs are important to our resources and economy. For your workers, making their job easier is something you...

3 Types of Gentlemanly Fashion For Men In Public Office

3 Types of Gentlemanly Fashion For Men In Public Office
There was a time not long ago when, at least for men, fashion and politics were on opposite ends of the spectrum. A public official’s choice in clothing had little bearing on his reputation. For better or worse, those days are part of a distant past. In 2017, male public officials are among the leading icons of men’s fashion....

Do You Have a Web Presence Strategy?

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The way your brand is presented online will determine how many people actually visit your website. In order to boost your visibility online, you need an effective web presence strategy that goes beyond simply having an amazing website. So, what does this mean? In a nutshell, "web presence strategy" is a mix of strategies that includes SEO, content marketing,...

What are the Most Profitable Degrees in Today’s Job Market?

You are entering a time where the next four years will shape the rest of your career and you may be wondering what degree will serve you best in the future. If you are looking for a degree that will impress employers and be lucrative in the long-term you have to think critically about the job market. When deciding...

Not Paying Attention is Costing You (Big) Money

Small business owners are always on the lookout for ways to increase their bottom line. Many times, profits for small businesses are negatively affected by issues to which they pay little attention. By properly addressing the following money wasters, you can increase your income as a small business owner. Wasting Power Business owners lose a large amount of money each...

Are We on the Edge of Another Mortgage Crisis?

Real Estate Investors be advised. The US housing market may be in for another mortgage crisis on the level of that ten years ago. Or maybe not. Different sources claim different opinions, and both deserve exploration. So, without further ado: The 2017 (Or Not) Mortgage Bubble.   A History Lesson A number of financial factors caused the infamous 2008 Housing Crisis in...

5 Things About Family Law You Didn’t Know

As a broad area of law, family law covers many complex topics. Among these are divorce, child custody, mediation, and prenuptial agreements, all of which can shape people's lives. However, while dealing with many issues, it still has various aspects few people may be aware of when proceeding with a legal situation. If you will be involved in a...

Does Groupon Save You Money?

It can be a challenge to find online coupon companies which actually provide the services they offer. It pays to be wary while searching because many fraudulent companies masquerade as coupon companies, and their primary objective could be to collect your credit card or debit card information. This is not the case with Groupon. Groupon is a great way...

These Unlawful HR Practices Can Have Damaging Consequences

Labor laws can be complicated, partially because different states and municipalities have their own laws for what an employer can and cannot do. If you are a student or a job seeker, you need to know your rights so you can detect unlawful activity. For HR professionals, you need to be aware of unlawful practices and put a stop...

Practical Insurance All Shop-Keepers Should Consider

Shopkeepers are some of the busiest business owners. They have to run the store, keep up with advertising, maintain their physical shop, ship in products, and get to know their customers. To ensure success, shopkeepers need to keep away other worries that may hamper their day to day business. Insurance is one worry that should be addressed early on...

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How to Increase Your Earning Potential in Your Career

At times, you may find yourself reflecting on your current situation and wondering whether or not you could be making more money....