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October 10, 2013
Advanced education is definitely valuable, but considering the cost of many 4-year degrees, is it worth it?
No one was asking this question 10 years ago. Because back then, college grads were more employable, and college education was not...
September 26, 2013
I am in the “between jobs” position right now, in the most literal sense. After my beloved seasonal position came to an end I was told of a possible...
August 9, 2013
When you’re getting ready to start college many people will tell you that you can’t work while you’re a student. They’ll tell you how hard it is to balance school and work, and they might advise you that you should focus on your studies and not...
July 19, 2013
My grandmother started teaching dance classes at age 14. She married at age 16 and had five children. In an era where women mostly stayed...
July 17, 2013
Many people may not know this, but Abraham Lincoln ran and lost many state legislature, U.S. congress and vice presidential races before becoming president of the United States. ...
July 2, 2013
I recently house-sat for a family I know with a beautiful house and an amazing backyard. I was really excited to have the opportunity to stay on the “better” side of town and enjoy a shorter commute to work each day.
I was also looking...
June 28, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For college-bound students across the country, August is already looming large. As if...
June 27, 2013
Well, things have done a 180 just in the past month. It's been a whirlwind. I'm working close to full time now after getting rehired at another Walmart location, and I’m planning to save all the money I can for the next few months...
June 26, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If you're thinking of leaving your job, you're not alone. A bad boss or a troublesome client can make even the most patient employee want...
June 18, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Conventional wisdom has it that older workers who delay retirement block younger workers from moving up the career ladder, causing those...