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When And How to Plant Potatoes

April 9, 2014 8:51 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4564
Potatoes are easy to grow, but they prefer cool weather so you should try to get them into the ground at the right time. You can order seed potatoes through mail-order garden companies or buy them at local garden centers or hardware stores.  (You could use supermarket potatoes, but be aware they have probably been treated with chemicals… View Article

How CEO’s Can Actually Take Maternity Leave

April 9, 2014 8:29 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2428
With the number of female founders on the rise, it is no longer uncommon to publicly discuss the challenges of raising capital while visibly pregnant, how long one can put off starting a family, or what constitutes an appropriate maternity leave plan for businesses that are not large enough to require adherence to the Family… View Article

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

April 9, 2014 7:38 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2001
It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and just start keeping a toothbrush… View Article

When Hiring, Bosses Choose Expertise Over Education

April 4, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 1928
What do you look for in a job applicant? Whether they’re creative, decisive, have a genuine enthusiasm for the work, or you’re confident they’ll fit right in, it’s often a combination of qualities and circumstances that tip the scales in one candidate’s direction. But while it certainly pays to graduate from college or even earn an advanced degree, it… View Article

The 5 Best Apps For The Bargain Shopper

March 26, 2014 4:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2478
Whether it’s giving you directions to that new yoga studio you’ve been dying to try or snapping pictures of your kids soccer games your iPhone sure can do a lot of things for you, but what can the iPhone do to save you cash? Well that’s easy, Bargain shopping has become drastically easier thanks to… View Article

How To Hunt For A Job Using Social Media

March 20, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2684
Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position? All it takes is a strategic scroll through your favorite social media accounts. Sites like Twitter and Facebook can be fun and frivolous, but they’re also viable business opportunities. Plumbing through accounts, hashtags and personal pages could help launch next potential career. Want to find a writing… View Article

5 Things College Admission Directors Wont Tell You

March 12, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2031
College search is a rite of passage for most high school juniors and seniors. With more than 4,000 colleges and universities to choose from, it’s best to start early. By the end of their junior year, students should have a running list of schools they’re interested in based on general location, size, majors and programs… View Article

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

February 26, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2406
For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer. On virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment—from personal earnings to job satisfaction to the share employed full time—young… View Article

Calling All Drivers, You May Be Overpaying Your Car Insurance

February 17, 2014 10:00 am  | Comments: 4 | Views: 1986
ATTENTION: YOU MUST READ THIS BEFORE PAYING YOUR CAR INSURANCE BILL. Are you overpaying on your car insurance policy? Research shows that drivers nationwide are being misled by their current insurance policy and are conned into thinking their paying the lowest rate when in fact they are not. Are you looking to cut your insurance rates?… View Article

Despite Cost, Survey Claims College Education Pays Off

February 17, 2014 10:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2218
According to a Pew Research Center survey released Tuesday, college graduates today are in a much better economic position compared to their peers with only a high school degree. Adults of the so-called millennial generation, who are currently between the ages of 25 and 32, are much more likely to have a higher income and job satisfaction… View Article