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12 Reasons to Consider a Pay Cut

By , March 30th, 2017

We are almost hardwired to pursue ever increasing pay levels. Each job should, ideally, give us a salary bump. Yearly evaluations should result in increased wages. In pursuit of ever higher pay, we sometimes miss out on opportunities in life that require us to take a pay cut or to forego money entirely for a […]


Is College Really Necessary?

By , March 24th, 2017

It’s no secret that college costs are rising to ridiculous levels. Kids are graduating with huge debt loads. Even if their parents have saved for their schooling since birth, costs are rising so fast they’re still likely to have to take on debt or work during school. In the last twenty years or so we’ve […]


31 Ways to Improve Your Career Today

By , December 5th, 2016

While I currently work for myself, there was a time when I actually worked for a large corporation. My time there taught me that corporate life wasn’t the career path that I ultimately wanted to walk down, but that didn’t stop me from learning a lot of solid advice from the mentors I met there […]


Thousands of Vets Almost Free from Paying Back Bonuses

By , December 5th, 2016

December 5. 2016 A California National Guardsman with family member before a deployment to Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Emily Surh/Army National Guard) LOS ANGELES – It looks like thousands of California veterans will soon be released from any obligation to pay back millions of dollars to the Pentagon. The new agreement was folded into the latest […]


Best Jobs for Teens

By , October 18th, 2016

First jobs are typically great learning experiences for teenagers. Usually parents want their kids to seek a part-time job on the weekends or after school to provide a sense of responsibility for their child as well as bring in some extra money. So, what are the best jobs for teens? Below are some great part-time […]


Is LuLaRoe Worth The Price?

By , September 6th, 2016

  LuLaRoe is a popular up and coming clothing line selling attractive leggings that you may have never heard of. The soft and cloud-like material of the leggings has captured the interest of many women. LuLaRoe is a direct sales company, and might work for customers also looking to make some extra income. They would, however, […]


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Gives Terrible Career Advice to Women

By , December 31st, 2015

As the first male keynote speaker of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Satya Nadella, CEO of the world’s largest software maker Microsoft, was hoping to continue revamping the company’s image. While he admitted he “was petrified” to the crowd of 8,000 (7,500 women and 500 men), it was for a good reason. […]


Labor Department Says Economy Created 280000 New Jobs in May

By , June 7th, 2015

The economy appears to be in better shape than many economists had thought. The Department of Labor released the monthly jobs report which featured strong numbers for May. The report showed US businesses added 280,000 new positions for the month, more than the 220,000 jobs economists had anticipated. At the same time, the unemployment rate […]


US Economy Adds 280000 Jobs in May

By , June 6th, 2015

The always anticipated monthly jobs report was released by the Labor Department on Friday revealing some positive news for the U.S. economy. The report showed 280,000 jobs had been added for the month of May. This comes as a surprise for many as the projected total growth was for 220,000 jobs. Despite the welcome surprise, […]


The Unemployment Rate Drops to Seven Year Low

By , May 18th, 2015

The Goldilocks principle posits that “something must fall within certain margins, as opposed to reaching extremes,” and a recent report from the U.S. Labor Department suggests that the U.S. economy is sticking strictly to this tenet. According to Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds who spoke to Bloomberg Business, “It’s not […]

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