Category: Career & Money

Career & Money

Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Mom returning to work after maternity leave is a huge transition for baby and for mom. To be honest, the whole family will be making an adjustment as mom transitions back to work. Maternity leave is over and it’s time to go back to the daily grind. However, these tips …
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The Pros and Cons Of doing your own Taxes

Doing your own taxes is not impossible. In fact, with all the help that can be had from the myriad of software programs available, it is easy for anyone to file their own taxes. Before jumping into doing your taxes, think about the advantages and disadvantages of doing them. There …
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What Are The Costs Of Raising a Child?

Being a parent and raising a child is a priceless experience. It is one of the most worthwhile ways that someone can spend their life. But even so, many people are wondering what the complete, true cost to raise a child to adulthood is in the world today. Well, this …
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How To Survive a Divorce Financially

Getting a divorce can be a devastating experience, both financially and emotionally.  It is a very delicate time of your life, and it can be quite easy to make poor decisions during this time.  These decisions can impact your finances for quite a long time.  However, if you made sound …
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Top 3 Ways to Save Money This Winter

Whether you are saving up for a fun trip when the warmer seasons return, planning for a home renovation project, or just want to save a few bucks, winter offers many opportunities for saving money. In fact, with just three simple tips, you can put more money back into your …
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How To Deal With An ADHD Co-Worker

ADHD means Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and it can affect children and adults alike. Most people believe only children can suffer from ADHD, therefore they just can’t believe it when they are faced with one of their co-workers suffering from this condition that can drive everybody crazy. The symptoms of …
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How To Stop Excessive Spending

When economic times are good, people rarely consider how their current spending habits can negatively affect their financial outlook when times change. They may become accustomed to buying big ticket items which require the use of a credit card. They buy things they may not truly need because they have …
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3 Creative Ways To Pay Off Your Student Loans

Loans for students can quickly add up. Before you even graduate you will not only have the stress of finding a job, but also you’ll have to make arrangements to pay off your student loans. It may take some creativity and extra hours to help pay off these debts. Credit …
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How To Get Rid Of Credit Card Debt In 7 Steps

Any person who has ever had to deal with credit card debit truly understands how difficult it can be to lower or eliminate this kind of debt. The typical interest rate is anywhere from 13 to 16 percent, which makes it even harder for people in debt to crawl out …
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What Is A 529 Plan?

What is a 529 Plan? A 529 Plan or a 529 college savings plan is a government subsidized savings plan which lets you enjoy tax-free earnings. Deposits aren’t tax deductible for federal income tax uses, yet are tax deductible in many cases for state tax uses. Some 529 Plan basics …