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How to Build a Business Without Going into Debt

One of the greatest hurdles in building a business is capital, or lack thereof. A lack of capital and financial resources subsequently prompts aspiring entrepreneurs to believe that borrowing money is their only option. Of course, this belief is inaccurate. The pitfalls of going into debt are well-documented, but thankfully other alternatives do exist.

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Many ambitious and aspiring entrepreneurs aim to open their businesses as soon as possible, …

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How to Pick the Right Career

Picking a career on the laptop

When we think about a job, it’s main purpose is usually just to make us some money and pay the bills kind of deal.

However, when we think about a career, there is so much more that goes into it.

Our choice of career can affect our potential income, opportunities and lifestyle. While some people fall into their dream career straight after school, many take a lot longer.

In …

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How to Build A Personal Brand

As one advances in the world of business and entrepreneurship, there will come a point and time where he or she wishes to begin establishing their own personal brand. By definition, a personal brand is defined as "the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands." In essence, an individual with their own personal brand is making a name for her or herself and setting themselves apart from …

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How to Financially Prepare for a Job Resignation

How to quit your job the smart way

There are countless reasons you may be considering leaving your current job, from relocating, to a career pivot, to simply wanting to take a break! Whatever the reason, it is both an exciting and daunting prospect to soon be without the financial security that comes with a regular paycheque.

Job resignations are an inevitable part of your career, however require considerable financial preparation and a lot of planning. You’ve probably …

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How to Start a Successful Fitness Career

The benefits of physical fitness and exercise are well documented: stronger muscles, brain health, lower risk of cardiovascular diseases, etc. More and more people are signing up for gym memberships, going on walks and runs, and otherwise finding ways to pencil in exercise and physical activity into their daily lives. However, other people are taking fitness and all of its benefits to the next level; some individuals are so passionate …

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How to Advance Your Career

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

The ability to advance one's career is a critically paramount factor of success. However, depending on an individual's given occupation, furthering their career is often easier said than executed. This is largely attributed to the fact that the nature of different careers maintain considerable variations; moreover, each person has certain responsibilities, brands, and tasks which contribute to their current occupations. Despite …

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How to Hire the Right Employees

Hiring the right employees is one of the most important factors for any entrepreneur or business owner. Many individuals who are responsible for running an enterprise often find themselves wondering about the best ways to hire the most qualified candidates. Granted, there are some age-old tips: perform background checks on potential prospects, require references, and determine whether or not the candidate will add value to the company. Still, merely following …

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Financial Advice for Married People

While many people are often given advice on how to manage their sole finances, the game somewhat changes after marriage. This change is not bad, but simply a reality of life. Therefore, learning how to manage, protect, and grow funds with one's spouse can be invaluable. Every marriage is different and no two couples are exactly alike; nevertheless, the awareness and application of the forthcoming advice will certainly engender fruitful …

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Signs That You Should Go Into Business For Yourself

Entrepreneurship has become a somewhat trendy career path. We’re inundated daily by pictures of people working remotely on tropical beaches, and videos of teenagers driving luxury cars.

With these kind of ideas and notions bombarding you literally every single day, it’s hard not to daydream about making billions and getting rich. Especially without having to clock in and out at a place that you literally dread working at.

Now going …

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The Benefits of Multiple Income Streams

Any individual who wishes to achieve financial health must first obtain multiple streams of income. In business and in life, a singular source of revenue is simply not enough. Many people work as employees for various businesses or corporations. They are generally paid a salary which allows them to live (somewhat) comfortably. More often than not, so long as working people are able to pay the bills, they have no …

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