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Things to Know Before Taking Out Student Loans

As the amount of student loan debt surges with each passing day, more and more people are beginning to question whether or not borrowing money from the government for the sake of attending college is truly worth it. The economy and job market are changing ; more and more young people are opting to find employment within the gig economy as freelancers and independent contractors. Others, however, are still deciding …

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How to Become a Venture Capitalist

When the average individual hears the words "venture capitalist," they usually imagine a wealthy person who rakes in millions of dollars from lucrative investments. While the attainment of wealth is certainly an aspect of a venture capitalist's achievements, there are many other factors involved in the process. Many people who aspire to become venture capitalists do so with the intention of garnering high funds in a relatively short time period. …

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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 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 Purchase an Existing Business

As entrepreneurship and self-employment continue to rise, more and more people are looking for ways to go into business for themselves. Sometimes this is done via freelancing, entering the gig economy, starting a business, or even purchasing a business. With the proper execution, buying an already existing enterprise can be beneficial; however, without the required steps and precautions, such a purchase can be financially devastating. Thankfully, the following steps will …

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How to Get Paid to Travel

Virtually everyone enjoys traveling and would love to take advantage of opportunities to do so. Especially people who are just coming out of bankruptcy (They have to celebrate too right?). However, one of the biggest barriers to fulfilling this desire is money, or lack thereof.

Many individuals do not have the funds to travel ongoingly and simultaneously cover the subsequent fees such as airfare, lodging accommodations, etc, while still paying …

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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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How to Earn Passive Income

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Virtually everyone has heard of passive income at one point or another. In essence, passive income is defined by Wikipedia as "income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the recipient to maintain it." In most cases, this passive income requires a degree of work in the initial phases before the ongoing payoffs. …

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