Find a Career That Fits and Makes You Happy

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Many people are stuck in cubicles doing work they abhor, toiling away for eight hours every day, five days a week for a paycheck that handles the issues for living but isn’t good for issues of the soul. Sound familiar? This whole situation is like being stuck on a loop, an SSDD loop much akin to a hamster wheel that goes nowhere, fast. If you find yourself stuck, you need to take the red pill...

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New Overtime Laws: What They Could Mean for You

I remember thinking how awesome my first salaried job was. I was right out of college, working as a Communications Specialist for a non-profit. I didn’t mind the long hours to hit deadlines or the entire weekends I spent working 12-hour days at events. Looking back, I realize that I probably worked more than 60 hours each week, sometimes more. That means I was making an hourly rate that was a little...

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How to Negotiate Like a Pro

Handshake of business partners, when signing documents.
I recently relocated to a large city. One of the first things I learned while touring apartments, high rises, mid-rises, condos, and everything in between was this: Everything is negotiable. I never considered myself a savvy negotiator until I was signing my lease papers. As stated in my lease, I was paying $100 less each month than the advertised price, waiving $150 in “application” fees,...

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Side Hustles You Can Start Today

I’m a firm believer that everyone has a skill, talent, or service they can offer that benefits others. So why not find that skill and make a little extra money from it? If you’ve ever found yourself thinking, “I need a side hustle,” here are some tips and ideas to get you started. Side Hustle Ideas These are tried and true side hustles you can start today for little to nothing. Pet services....

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