4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in a Job Interview

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

The current American unemployment rate is about 4% – the lowest it has been in decades. However, many of the jobs in this rate are low-paying, part-time, and seasonal jobs. Americans have jobs, but they aren't all making enough money to pay the bills. So, whether you are young or older, the time may come to interview for a new position.

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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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Protecting Your Income from a Recession

By |August 16th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

In the last few weeks I've been looking at a bunch of job postings at my company to try to find a promotion. I'm hoping to take my career to the next level while increasing my income. However, there is a big "recession" cloud looming over my head. I need to make sure my career is ready just in case

Thank You Working People!!!

By |September 5th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

In 1894, the federal government of the United States of America declared the first Monday of September a national holiday: Labor Day. We celebrate Labor Day to thank all the hard working people who make America the biggest economy in the world and the best country in the universe. Or at least in the solar system. The poor in this

HR is Just Screwing With Me. I Hope.

By |September 29th, 2010|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I received an email at work today from someone today who can only be described as the "Dark Messenger of Absurd Decisions that Ruin Budgets and Hate Puppies". Or maybe an anonymous HR person. (I guess there are two options) This sinister email informed me that as of January 2011, all employees will be paid bi-weekly instead of semi-monthly. Are