How Voice Tone Influences Job Interview Results

By |January 6th, 2020|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Did you know that people usually switch jobs or radically alter their career paths at least 5 to 15 times within a working lifetime? According to a 2018 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person changes jobs at least a dozen times throughout their life. Why do people change jobs so often? Does it have anything to

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What Is The Average Cost Of Tooth Extraction?

By |December 30th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

“I am in a lot of pain and I give you permission to remove 2 or 3 teeth.” Many years ago, I was in so much pain from a toothache that I went to a dentist’s office and wrote those exact words on a patient registration form. I said this to my relatives, and they howled with laughter. It was

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Loaning Money to Relatives Never Ends Well. I Learned the Hard Way.

By |December 22nd, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

I began traveling the world in 1996. Over the years I visited places like Belgium, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, and even the Philippines. I spent a semester studying abroad in London, England during my junior year in college. For extra money, I worked in the library and whatever local odd jobs I could. While studying in London, I worked illegally

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How To Use $6 Black Gorilla Tape to Fix Minor Bumper Damage

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

(Public domain image via WikiMedia Commons) Unless you have an inordinate and unhealthy obsession with morbid curiosity, it is human nature to look away from a car crash. Sure, we look. But then we wince, cringe, and look away. It’s human empathy. No one wants to imagine being injured or killed in a car crash. Even with no loss of

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How Do These 3 Major Life Events Affect Your Credit Score?

By |December 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, General Personal Finance, Life|

No matter your relationship with credit cards, it’s important to know about and understand your credit score. And whether you like it or not, certain life events can have a major impact on this number. Not sure which ones matter the most? Here are three major life events that could impact your credit score and how they might do it.

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Start Accepting it – You’re Never Going to be a Rich Social Media Influencer. Here’s Why

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: General Personal Finance, Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

(Cotton candy influencer. Image by Kaila Yu via CC BY 2.0 ) The holidays are really tough time for freelance workers in the gig economy. I speak from experience. Free time kind of feels like wasted time to gig economy workers. We’re always looking for new work. Especially over the holidays. I’ve even considered becoming a social media influencer. It’s

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