No matter your career path, there’s likely a professional conference for you. But if you don’t have the necessary cash, should you still go?
If you’re not careful your work life can quietly take over. It pays to take time to bring your family back into focus.
Taking care of your health is important, not only for your quality of life, but because of how being unhealthy can rob you of future wealth. Consider the financial ways poor health can affect you.
A close family friend is retiring soon at the relatively young age of 62. She can think of nothing more than days that are entirely her own. She can’t imagine working anymore even though she has many productive years ahead of her. She is the face of a retirement that may soon disappear. My husband […]
Near the end of the year many companies have open enrollment to sign up for benefits. Here are some resources to make it less confusing.
The unemployment rate dropped this past month from 9% to 8.6%. The numbers could be deceiving, however. What is the real unemployment rate?
Currently, the national unemployment rate is hovering at 9.1%. Some states, however, are booming. North Dakota has a national low of 3.5%. Here’s why.
The most uncomfortable situation for me is that which might be easy for anyone else with a different occupation: being asked what I do for a living. Family get-togethers, social gatherings, or church services are often those places where I get asked that question. “What do you do John?” Answering The Question I used to […]
One of the most exciting financial milestones in many lives is the first job. Whether it’s your very first job working part-time while a high school student, or your first job after graduating from college, you need to make the most of it. Starting out right is vital if you want financial freedom later. So, […]
The Berkshire Hathaway 2010 shareholder letter was recently published and can be found, along with the last 34 years of letters here. I would venture to say that most of you are familiar with the name Warren Buffett and his operation of Berkshire Hathaway. He’s an inspiration to millions of investors and his letters really […]
There are usually two jobs people talk about when asked what they do: their actual job and their dream job. What’s holding you back from starting your dream job?
When we understand what motivates us the most, we can perform better financially, physically, and relationally. So What motivates you?
There are a lot of ways to make money online and ways to use side jobs for extra cash. This article, however, isn’t about earning extra money outside of work – it’s about increasing your income with the job you already have. It always seems difficult asking for a raise, so these tips (if presented […]
The entire premise of The Inner View of Your Interview is that job seekers should tailor their responses to an interviewer’s needs. Everything surrounding your next job interview, from your resume to your cover letter to your interview preparation should be tailored for each and every position and organization. Never lie, never exaggerate your answers, […]