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Creative Ways to Lower the Cost of College

May 25, 2021 | 6 minute read

Even with endless hours of researching financial aid options and smart school shopping, college costs may still be prohibitive. At these prices, you may expect to make substantial financial...


Negotiate a Higher Salary in 4 Easy Steps

Apr 28, 2021 | 4 minute read

Negotiation is standard practice in some parts of the world, and not just when it comes to a desired salary! In China, negotiation is a part of everyday life. It’s expected for items as simple as...


The Job Search: An Inside Look at Human Resources

Apr 6, 2021 | 6 minute read

If you could pick the brain of a Human Resources (HR) Hiring Recruiter, what would you ask? Whatever your questions may be, it’s no surprise gaining a better understanding of HR and the hiring...


The 3 Best Ways to Practice Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them!)

Mar 22, 2021 | 4 minute read

Have you ever been asked an interview question that tripped you up? Maybe the interviewer asked you about your weaknesses and you drew a blank; or they wanted an example of a time you managed...


Looking for a New Job? Embrace These Popular Job Search Platforms

Mar 5, 2021 | 4 minute read

With a wealth of job search platforms available to you, it can be difficult to decide where to start digging for opportunity. To determine where you should initially break ground during your job...


Hook Your Next Job With These Effective Job Search & Networking Tips

Feb 22, 2021 | 5 minute read

To catch a fish, you must put your pole in the water. You have to use the right lure, know where to fish, and understand it takes time before the fish bites the hook. But you also need to be able to...


How to Tell Your Story: A Guide to Resumes and Linkedin

Feb 18, 2021 | 3 minute read

In a crowd of job applicants, how do you stand out? If reading this question made your heart flutter with uncertainty, we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone and that catching the eye of a...


Research Tips When Choosing a College

Oct 26, 2020 | 7 minute read

It seems like only yesterday you were bandaging scraped knees and waving at the school bus, and now it's time for your child to choose a college. You may think a hands-off approach is best to...

6 Do's and Don'ts When Saving Money During a Crisis

Aug 4, 2020 | 3 minute read

Probably the last thing you want to think about during a crisis is working on healthy financial habits like saving money. But if you’re able to save, you can make your eventual recovery easier.


How the CARES Act May Impact Your Student Loan Repayment Strategy

Jun 4, 2020 | 3 minute read

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 30.3 million Americans have filed for unemployment as of March 15, 2020.1 To help those struggling during this time, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...