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All About SWOT: How to Improve Your Life and Business

When you are trying to improve your life, career or business, you need to take a look at the SWOT spectrum to see how your life is turning out. You may understand some of these concepts in your life, but you might not put your knowledge of them into practice. When you cover each category, you will discover a way to live a more efficient life that is based around your strengths, improves your weaknesses and reduces threats.Continue Reading

Getting the Message: How And Why You Should Improve Communication Skills

Communication is very important in every phase of life. People that have communication skills will excel in a lot of things that they do. Others that struggle with communicating with see problems in their careers, relationships and finances. That is why it is important to get engaged in the improvement of communication. Continue Reading

What High School Never Taught You: All About the Federal Reserve System

You often wonder when you are a high school student why you need to learn a vast diverse amount of knowledge about subjects you ask,” will I ever need to know this in the real world ?” But on the other hand what do the high schools fail to teach? The Federal Reserve System is one of those subjects that should be a part of what is taught. The sad fact is that the majority of Americans do not understand what exactly the federal reserve is. What is the reason it is said to be the core of our economic trouble.Continue Reading

Understanding Student Finance: Some Good Options for a Student Credit Card

Whether in high school or college, a student is going to soon be opening their very first credit account. If the student understands all the consequences and uses the credit card responsibly, they can be on the road to building a healthy credit report much more easily. Understanding the fundamentals of paying the bill on time and how good credit can benefit them for years to come, it is a good idea to help them understand that all credit cards are not equal. Here are some options for the student to consider before they choose just any credit card.Continue Reading

Puppy Love: What You Need To Know About Pets and Finances

There are so many reasons why people love having pets in their lives. The old saying, a dog is a man’s best friend, rings true for so many individuals who truly feel as though their animal companions are a part of their home. There are many different types of pets that can be brought into a family, and they all bring joy and light into that families life. These animals can truly be a great addition to the family, and their memories do last a lifetime. Continue Reading

Keeping Organized: Why It’s Important For Your Finances To Organize Papers

You open the top drawer of your desk at home to grab your checkbook, and papers scatter all over the floor as they fall out. More fall out of the drawer as you frantically try to find your checks. With a sigh of relief you find your checkbook, but then you shake your head at how disorganized your desk is. Then you realize that there is a dull ache in the pit of your stomach that will not go away. For not only is your desk disorganized, but so are your finances, and that can not be good.Continue Reading

Cultural Spending: Finance Etiquette Around the World

Although money appears to be a language spoken fluently by people from all over the world, the fact is that countries have a variety of customs, feelings and habits about finances. Being sensitive to finance etiquette can help you to interact graciously in your business and social relationships no matter where you go. Continue Reading

Five Essential Skills for Living Cheaply On Your Own (And Then Some)

Living alone for the first time? Great! It can be challenging, however, especially with finances. Here are five essential skills for living cheaply on your own:Continue Reading

Finance Fast: Having a Successful Yard Sale

Are you in need of some quick cash? What if I told you that you could clean out that mess in the attic and get paid for it? That’s right, yard sales. One of the best ways to earn some extra finances is to have a yard sale. However, too many people have wasted full days with only meager earnings. You may be wondering if there’s some sort of trick to this whole yard sale thing. If so, you’re completely right. There are several little tricks to make sure that you have a successful yard sale.Continue Reading

Etiquette and Money: Tipping Right

Many people often wonder how much is the appropriate amount for a tip. This is not as simple as it seems. There are many situations where a tip is proper but the amount of the tip varies in these different situations. Here are a few simple things that will help guide you when you are tipping for a service.Continue Reading