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Appearances First: Four Steps to Making a Good First Impression

First impressions are lasting – especially in the business world. They form the framework within which everything else about a person is placed. When a person first meets another, the first impression sets the bar for what is expected of the other from then on. While it may not be fair to judge another solely on something as superficial as a single encounter, it is human nature. Therefore, a good first impression when meeting others is vital. One may not be able to control all of the varying factors involved in a first impression, but certainly one does have control over some of them. Appearance, poise, speech and manners are four important factors that one should strive to present well in order make the best first impression possible. Continue Reading

Moving Out: The 10 Best Countries To Live In For Your Finances

Although money can’t buy you happiness, it’s one part of being happy. It’s not so much of being rich, per se, that is part of the formula for happiness, but it is important to at least be comfortable. Other things to consider in regards to happiness include good health, great relationships, safety, etc. And furthermore, it’s important to find the best area to live to be happy. This will also include if you are planning to move into another country. It will be imperative to see which are the best countries to live, especially when it comes to living comfortably with no financial strain or worry. So with that said, the following are the top 10 countries to move to, in regards to living comfortably:Continue Reading

Moving Up: The Next 5 Moves to Make to Advance Your Career

The next 5 moves to make to advance your career can help when wanting to change one’s employment position. Dressing for success, furthering one’s education, find a professional mentor, becoming knowledgeable about the company, and networking with others can be beneficial. Remember one’s ambitions and goals when following these moves. One must not lose sight of one’s goals.
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Business and Internet: How to Share Links for Your Business Website

Technology has taken the world by storm. Everyone likes to stay connected. It is a little discouraging at times. For example, going to social events to find everyone’s nose buried in their smart phones. However, the same technology that has a tendency to ruin social gatherings has made a tremmendous impact on the way social networking, and advertising is done. It is so easy to get the word out about your business. All you need is a computer, and a little insight on how to use all the features that can be helpful to you. Hopefully, by the end of this article, you will be ready to get started.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

The Bookwormhole: EReaders VS Print And Your Finances

The world of the computer has it made it very more convenient for many people to try and get the information that they need at lower prices. Since the advent of eReaders, many people have had the chance to get the books that they need when they want them. They are also quicker to download than to have sent through the mail to their home. Ereaders receive the informational material right away so that a person can begin using it the day they get it. 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

Buyer Beware: Avoiding Shopping Scams

It has been described as an opportunity to obtain funds or other forms of services through fraudulent means, and it is rampant across our society. Otherwise known as a swindle, until the birth and popularity of the information superhighway, the swindle artist was somewhat restricted to confined areas. Thanks to the Internet and its popularity, especially in the area of shopping, anyone can fall victim to a fraud. Knowing what to look for in a possible swindle will be the first step to protecting yourself from becoming a victim. Continue Reading

Shopping? Why You Should Consider Consignment/Secondary Stores

There is a growing trend that has taken off with women since the height of the country’s recession; consignment store shopping. It’s a trend that seems to keep expanding in the shopping world; the buying of goods at consignment and secondary stores. These stores are often referred to by any number of different names; the thrift store, consignment shop, resale store, secondary store and outlet shop. Regardless of which name they choose, the appeal is that they are buying pre-used, or pre-loved goods at a price substantially lower than new goods at retail or department stores. Continue Reading