What to Do When You’re Ready to Leave Your Job

So, you’ve officially hit the working world, nabbed an alright gig and have been on the clock ever since. But, now you think you’re ready for the next stop. A few years ago, I was in this same position. Before graduating from Central Michigan University, I had a job offer in hand as an account […]

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The Numbers Add Up: Buying versus renting

Looking for housing is a fate everyone eventually faces. Usually this starts with looking for a place to rent — an apartment or a house — and sharing it with roommates. But is renting really the best option? Renting can be easier and requires less risk, but for those willing to look into buying their […]

Your Trash, My Treasure: Easy ways to recycle weird stuff

Used beverage containers. Broken skateboards. Old license plates. What do these things have in common? They can be used to make stuff that can be sold for unexpectedly high prices. By being creative and having the right tools, even the most mundane items can be turned into big bucks. Recycling Style Everyone wants to be […]

Working From Home: The best new work perk

Flexibility is an asset for gymnasts and circus performers, but it’s now also an option for your everyday working stiff. According to a 2017 Gallup poll, forty-three percent of all U.S. employees worked from home at least one day a week. Not only does remote employment offer convenience for employees and increased profit for employers, […]

How to Start Your Indoor Garden

Walking through a local farmers market, you’ll find an assortment of homegrown fruits and vegetables. As one season yields to another, that delicious produce disappears. However, not everyone has to resort to the produce section of a local grocery conglomerate. Even in small spaces like apartments and dorm rooms, an indoor garden can thrive. Regardless […]

Why I Left My First Job After College

The typical path to the American Dream: go to college, get a job. It’s tempting to take the first job offer so that you can check off your progress. But that’s not always the smartest or most fulfilling choice. I recently went through this experience and will share my reasons for leaving my first post-grad […]

What Questions Should You Ask an Interviewer?

It’s time for your interview. You’re ready for the open-ended, “Can you tell me about yourself?” and the impossible-to-answer, “What’s your biggest weakness?” But are you prepared to ask questions as well? The interview process is about determining the right fit for everyone involved. Landing a job that doesn’t match your goals may mean a […]

Should You Get a Job in Retail?

Whether you’re looking for a summer gig or just a little something to boost your income, a retail job can fit the bill. Yeah, retail sounds boring, but getting the right job can be totally sweet — especially if you’re already into what you’re selling. Choosing the Store Retail refers to the selling of goods […]

Steps You Can Take to Get out of Debt

Is debt a friend or foe? Most Americans consider debt to be the worst kind of adversary, but there is actually something called “good debt.” Financial experts consider debt that creates value, such as student loans, mortgages, and business loans, to be good debt. Although you owe money, you have the chance to increase your […]

How to Be a Successful Team Player

Most people have been part of a team at some point in their lives. While we were in school, we’re frequently paired up and put into groups to complete big projects. After school, there were sports teams, debate clubs, theater groups and even video game sessions. The list goes on and on. While some people […]

How to Stand out From the Crowd at Job Fairs

Attending a job fair is an entirely different ballgame than going on an individual interview. The biggest mistake people make with job fairs is they prepare the same way they do for interviews. While it is a good idea to be familiar with common interview questions, there are specific things you should do to get […]

Millennials: Why are we so bad at saving money?

As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in all their money-sucking glory. But there’s […]

Content Marketing 101: How to start from the ground up

Content marketing is the most effective way to attract people to your brand. If you’re just starting out, you’re in for a lot of fun. At first, it may seem insurmountable, but before you know it, you’ll achieve the glory of successful content marketing. Marketing techniques, such as content marketing, can take time and dedication […]

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