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3 Tips To Take Control Of Your Finances in 2015

| Posted in Debt
Finances in 2015

Lose weight and get organized. Those are the two most common New Year’s resolutions among Americans, according to University of Scranton professor Dr. John Norcross. Spend less money and save more came in third, which goes hand-in-hand with organization. Regardless, only 8 percent of New Year’s Resolutions come to fruition. New Year’s resolutions seem to… read more »

Staying Positive During a Job Search

| Posted in Jobs
Smiling Girl reading

Let’s face it: Finding a job after graduation can be pretty rough. Scouring job-search websites and writing and sending countless resumes and cover letters – only to receive polite rejection letters – can turn even the most optimistic person into a pessimist very quickly. While it may seem bleak at times, persevering and staying positive… read more »

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Together When You’re Apart

| Posted in Relationships
Long Distance Relationship

You’ve had many-a single Valentine’s Day. You’ve wallowed with ice cream and a romantic comedy on the couch; you’ve spent it with your best friends; you’ve ignored the day entirely. This year, you’re in a relationship, but you’ll be alone again because you and your honey can’t be together, whether because of school, jobs or… read more »

A Guide to Turning Your Hobby into a Career

| Posted in Jobs
Motorcycle Repair

Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace survey found that 70 percent of U.S. workers dislike their jobs. Some simply hate their bosses, while others are forced to do something they dislike simply for a paycheck to cover monthly living expenses. Motivated people who love saving lives and communicating with others go to medical school… read more »

7 Things I Regret Not Doing At My Internship

| Posted in Jobs
intern

You did it. You nailed an internship. Now it’s time to make the most of it. But, don’t put so much time and effort into finding and securing an internship that you don’t consider the nuts and bolts of the internship itself. Then, once it’s over, you could look back and wish you had done… read more »

Mean Girls: Office Edition

| Posted in Jobs
office mean girl

If you’ve fallen prey to a mean girl during your grade school days, the pain that comes along with gossip and pranking is all too familiar. While you may have evaded your high school nemesis, beware, a new mean girl may be waiting for you in a most unlikely place: your office. Unfortunately, being a… read more »

Four Tips on Investing in your Professional Future

| Posted in Jobs, Other
Climbing the career ladder

When you hear the word “investing” you might think about stocks and bonds or how you can transform your Starbucks addiction into a rebate program of sorts by investing in the company. But with all due respect to your fondness for Venti vanilla lattes, there’s another type of investing that’s even more important — the… read more »

1st Time Home Buying Tips for Financially Flustered Millennials

| Posted in Life
House For Sale sign

You’ve made several wise investments in your lifetime. Buckling down during high school earned you a diploma. That led to success with higher education studies. And, being a smart cookie helped you land an amazing relationship. The next step? Becoming a homeowner and providing a stable home for your (future!) family. 5 Reminders and Tips… read more »

5 Resourceful Ways to Save Money Living On Your Own

| Posted in Life
Piggy Bank - Savings

You’ve just graduated college, moved into your own place and become an adult. While it’s thrilling to get away from the shared dorm shower, living on your own is real-world expensive. The lucky ones may be living with their parents. But, if you’re like me, and are saving every penny to afford your tiny apartment,… read more »

The 4 Pieces You Need When Building a Professional Wardrobe

| Posted in Life
Building a Professional Wardrobe after college

Congratulations—you have finished college and are about to become a member of the professional world. Soon, you’ll be able to apply all the knowledge you obtained in school in a tangible (and paying) way. This is also when clothes shopping shifts from looking for outfits that are great for campus life to professional and office-worthy… read more »