What Is Discretionary Income? How to Calculate it, Increase it, and Feel Better About Money

So you’re stressed about money—surprise, you’re a human being! We can’t assume exactly what’s worrying you. (Student loans? Saving up for your dream car? Splitting the bill on yet another friend’s bachelor/ette trip?) But we can suggest one way to …

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401(a) vs 401(k): What’s the Difference? Is One Better Than the Other?

Are you ready to start investing in your retirement? While you might know that you should save for when you’re too old to work, understanding the savings options of 401(a) vs. a 401(k) can feel like a job in and …

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Uncertain About Your Career Path? This HR Leader Shares How She Found Her Perfect Match

From a young age, Charissa Wagner knew she had a knack for writing and working with people, but her career path wasn’t an obvious one. Although she went to college to pursue a degree in communications with a minor in …

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What Increases Your Total Loan Balance? 4 Ways Student Debt Can Grow

Taking out a student loan can be a life-changing decision—often for better, and sometimes for worse. That’s why, no matter what type of loan you’re considering, it’s essential to know what you’re signing up for before you take it. In …

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How Much of Your Paycheck Should You Save?

Wondering how much of your paycheck you should save? Almost every finance expert will tell you that it’s crucial to set aside a portion of your income each month. But let’s be real, for most of us, saving money can …

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8 Strategies for Introverted Professionals in the Workplace

“Introverts are shy and boring people.” We bet you’ve heard this statement once or many times before. Or perhaps even you believe so. It’s no wonder why over 56% of workplace introverts in the US wish they were instead extroverts. 

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8 best jobs for women interested in working for TA tech companies

As the founder of talent acquisition technology (TA tech) company, College Recruiter, I’m often struck by how very male-dominated is this industry. Our CEO, Faith Rothberg, is a woman and she’s not unique in a role like that in our …

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How Can I Work Remotely for an American Company While Living Abroad?

The number of Americans living abroad varies considerably depending on where you look. The U.S. State Department says around 10 million Americans reside outside the country, while the United Nations says it’s about 3.2 million.

Though the number varies, this …

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7 Fast-Growing ESG Career Paths to Consider

In an era marked by pressing environmental concerns, it’s more important than ever to find ways to contribute to a sustainable future. One way to do so is to choose one the many exciting, challenging, and fast-growing ESG-related career paths

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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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