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Career Killers You Might Not Know Are Killing You

Posted by Becky Lake on January 21, 2014 at 4:41 PM

The first few years you start your career, it’s hard to know if you’re always doing the right thing or how you stack up with the rest of the workforce. And with the economy the way it is, we all need to stand out as much as possible – for the right reasons of course.…

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6 Ways to Budget Better

Posted by Tessa McLean on November 25, 2013 at 4:30 PM

There's more to budgeting than just trimming back your spending. Creating an effective budget is your key to saving while still living the life you want to lead. It's your best way to stay financially savvy and in control, so start budgeting better today by following these six tips. 

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13 Essentials to Keep at Your Office Desk

Posted by Tessa McLean on November 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

When you're working 40+ hours per week, your desk is pretty much like your second home. You spend almost as much time there as you do in your bed, so it's time to make it as comfortable as possible. In order to do that, you want to make sure you've got everything you need at…

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8 Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Posted by Tessa McLean on November 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Especially when we're going to be in and out of the office for the holidays, those days when you're there need to be as productive as possible. For a little extra motivation, check out these eight ways to be more productive today. 

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Grad School: What to Know Before Going Back

Posted by Valerie Martin on November 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM

'Tis the season of application deadlines! If you're thinking about applying to graduate school, these next few months are going to be rough. You'll be doing research on research on research, getting some great recommendation letters together, and then finally sending in your applications. Getting your Master's or Ph.D. is a big decision and takes…

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The Smart Girl’s Guide to Picking Classes for Spring Semester

Posted by Ashley Flood on November 11, 2013 at 12:00 PM

With the end of the semester quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing for the upcoming spring semester! By now you’ve realized what kind of schedule works best for your lifestyle, and hopefully you’ve noticed how often you’ve skipped that boring 8 a.m. class on Fridays. It may seem early, but it's probably almost time…

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Why You Need to Say No to Store Credit Cards

Posted by Tessa McLean on November 7, 2013 at 3:00 PM

You're at your favorite store and you're ready to check out. You're pretty proud of your purchases, even if you did spend more than you planned. The salesperson is ringing you up and then ask the inevitable: "Did you want to save 10% today by signing up for a (insert store here) card?" This is…

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6 Ways to Be Able to Talk to Anyone

Posted by Valerie Martin on November 5, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Keeping up a conversation with anyone other than close friends or family is hard. It really is! Unless you're the kind of person who is a total social butterfly, in which case I envy you, it can be a struggle to talk to someone for more than a few minutes without reaching that dreaded awkward…

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10 Ways to Become a Better Employee

Posted by Tessa McLean on October 31, 2013 at 12:00 PM

If you've been at a job for awhile, it's easy to lose the motivation you once had. You've fallen into a routine and maybe aren't always the best employee. I'm here to tell you that needs to stop TODAY! Being a great employee not only helps you get promoted and hopefully make more money, it…

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4 Ways to Stop Procrastinating Today

Posted by Abby Cooper on October 31, 2013 at 10:00 AM

If you're a procrastinator, you're not alone. (I started this article like three weeks ago -- but what can I say, I got busy!) There's nothing wrong with putting things off until the last second, but there's a lot to be said for being on schedule (or even ahead of it). If you're looking to…

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