Why You Sometimes Don’t Feel Like Working and What You Can Do

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Life|Tags: , , |

Everyone experiences it. You have work to do, but you just can’t bring yourself to get started or continue from where you stopped. This feeling is prevalent, and fortunately, there are several ways you can fight it and get work done, even if you’re not in the mood. Let’s look at some of the reasons why you’re unmotivated to do

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Make a Difference While Earning an Honest Living: How to Get a Job in Public Service

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

Picture from a young and successful firefighter at work Are you interested in launching a career that will help you make a real difference in the world while also allowing you to pay your bills? If so, there are a variety of public service careers that you should consider. About 17 percent of Americans currently hold public service jobs with the government—and there are millions of others who work in other public sectors.

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Do You Really Want To Work Overtime?

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Work overtime and you quickly discover it’s a mixed bag: You earn time-and-a-half or more, but it usually means you’re putting in more time or otherwise inconveniencing yourself, which puts you at risk of burning out.  

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How to Get a Great Performance Review

By |October 28th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

As we start to approach the end of the year, many of us who are employed are about to go through performance reviews. These performance reviews can have a big impact on whether or not you get a raise, a year end bonus, and even if you get a promotion in the future. You don't need to get an economics

Always Follow Up an Application with a Phone Call

By |August 6th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

In the last few weeks my fiancee Tag has started looking to start up her career again. She spent a few years working to get into nursing school, and then one semester in the program before realizing it wasn't for her. She's looking to re-enter the job market and sent out her first application last week. She found a job

What’s Better: Going to College or Making Pizzas?

By |May 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

It just hit me the other day: my 10 year high school reunion is this year. Woah! So I'm officially not a kid anymore. I have some gray hairs, I can't workout for more than 30 minutes without feeling like I'm gonna die, and it's been a decade since I was in high school. When I think back to 10