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How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business?

Friday, February 1, 2013

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When you want to start your own company, you’ve definitely got some pretty ambitious aspirations. These days it’s actually gotten a lot easier for just about anyone to start and run their own business. In fact, now you can do something like this without even leaving the comfort of your own home. Thanks to the […]

The Highest Paying Internships

Monday, August 6, 2012

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Traditionally, when people think about internships, phrases like “Lots of work for little-to-no money” tend to come to mind. Honestly, in many cases (especially if people are working for college credit), that would indeed be the reality. However, did you know that there are actually several internships that offer some pretty impressive paychecks? It takes […]

Tax Breaks That All College Students Should Know About

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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College has become so difficult to afford that many students and their parents are wondering if it’s even possible. The downturn in the economy has affected millions of Americans, and there seems to be no relief in sight for students. Financial aid debt continues to rise, the future of interest rates is murky, and there […]

The Top 5 Reasons That Start-Ups Fail

Friday, April 6, 2012

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So, you’re about to take the plunge. You’re ready to start your own business. Some people may find that to be a bit risky, but there are actually a lot of business consultants out there who believe that if there has been one major benefit with the recession and the low employment rate, it’s that […]

Top 5 Budgeting Tips for Struggling Interns

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Taking on internships in college may be the best way to plan for your future, offering not only the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience pertinent to advancement in your field, but also to nab a job after graduation. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a cost associated with forgoing a paying gig in favor […]

Determining What Parts of Your Business to Outsource

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Though often controversial in the business world, outsourcing has become a necessary way for struggling businesses to stay vital and competitive. However, if you have never outsourced before, you should understand how the process works in order to prevent mistakes that could ultimately damage your business. Here are five tips you can consider before you […]

5 Ways to Save Money During Your Internship

Saturday, March 3, 2012

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The decision to take on an internship can be a difficult one for the average college student. While the benefits of such a move are undeniable (especially if you’re lucky enough to be selected), there are also some drawbacks to consider. You’ll get work experience, course credit, an addition to your résumé, and possibly even […]

How to Pay Competitive Employee Wages Without Breaking the Bank

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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With unemployment rates still running high, there is no shortage of qualified applicants for whatever position you may be looking to fill at your company. But that doesn’t mean you can offer exceedingly low salaries and expect the position to fill itself, especially if you want your future employee to be a productive member of […]

How Small Business Owners Can Save on Healthcare Costs

Monday, February 27, 2012

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If you’re familiar with the Healthy Family Act, then you’re probably aware that companies with 15 or more employers are legally obligated to give their employees one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours that they worked. This roughly equals out to seven days per year of paid sick time. But what happens if […]

The Highest Paying Environmental Jobs

Saturday, February 25, 2012

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You might think that jobs in environmentalism require scads of college degrees and a willingness to work for a pittance in the pursuit of a green dream. While you can certainly live on a communal organic farm or chase whaling boats in your ethanol-powered dingy, there are actually a lot of legitimate environmental jobs out […]