The first thing I tend to look at when I'm job searching is the requirements, to see if I measure up at the bare minimum. While I'm checking things off mentally with "got that" and "I can do that in my sleep", there are other skills that present themselves once I'm actually working. Here are 7 … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Skills for Any Job
We all want to be successful. Most people want to to better than their parents did. We strive to be our best self and even better than that. Over the years I've learned 9 Principles of Success that have kept me motivated as I strive for my goals. These principles apply to entrepreneurs, young adults … [Read more...] about 9 Principles of Success
Tax season is upon us and accountants are flooded with receipts. If you do your own taxes you are probably collecting all of your documents and W-2s so you can file soon. I recently read an article on Forbes about how to file your taxes on the cheap and it mentions the various computer-based … [Read more...] about How to File Your Taxes on the Cheap
One of my goals I'm setting for 2015 is to reduce my credit card debt by $3,000. Reducing by that much money is going to take hard work and discipline, and will also help me improve my score. Here are 4 methods I'm currently using to rebuild my credit. 1) I opted out of credit offers For some … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Rebuild Your Credit
When it comes to creating a resume, the possibilities are endless. You can have a chronological, skills-based, or a combination of resume formats, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are three general resume format types, and there are several pros and cons to each of them. If … [Read more...] about Which Resume Format is Right for You?
It's January! And time for the final update on my Grow Your Dough Throwdown portfolio. You may remember that at the beginning of 2014 I entered a challenge to grow $1,000 in the markets. I decided to take a combined approach using passive and active methods. For my active portfolio, I invested $400 … [Read more...] about December Investing Challenge Results and 2015 Challenge Begins!