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Didn’t Get the Job? 3 Things You Can Do to Change the Interviewer’s Mind

Didn’t Get the Job? 3 Things You Can Do to Change the Interviewer’s Mind

Didn’t Get the Job? 3 Things You Can Do to Change the Interviewer’s Mind

After months of searching for jobs, your dream company called you in for an interview. Your resume was flawless, you wore your best interview attire, and you confidently headed to Dreamy Company to meet the hiring team. Things went well. The interviewers laughed. You successfully answered every tough question, and you even got to meet your... Read More

How to Pick the Right Healthcare Plan for You

How to Pick the Right Healthcare Plan for You

How to Pick the Right Healthcare Plan for You

Selecting a health insurance plan that works for your family can be an overwhelming task. However, there are four critical steps you can take to make certain that the plan is right for you and your family. 1. Network Ever since managed care took over the health insurance industry in the 90s, insurance plan networks... Read More

5 Steps to Achieving the Money Mindset to Get Out of Debt

5 Steps to Achieving the Money Mindset to Get Out of Debt

5 Steps to Achieving the Money Mindset to Get Out of Debt

When we started dating 13 years ago, we quickly became consumed by ourselves, as new couples often do. The only thing more important to us was our social life. Denver’s queer scene at the time was bumping. In addition to regular happy hours and expensive dinners, there was a different bar or club to go... Read More

6 Ways to Hack Your Holiday Bills

6 Ways to Hack Your Holiday Bills

6 Ways to Hack Your Holiday Bills

The holidays represent a celebration of faith and a fun time with family, yet they’re far from cheap. After buying for your kids, your relatives and holiday get-togethers galore, it’s easy to start the new year with an empty wallet. The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts the average consumer will spend $935.58 on holiday gifts this year.... Read More

8 Things to Buy After Thanksgiving

8 Things to Buy After Thanksgiving

8 Things to Buy After Thanksgiving

When it comes to shopping, the days and weeks after Thanksgiving are unparalleled. You have the twin massive discount days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You have the seasonal Fall items going on massive sale to make way for the holidays. And you have discounts on things people might buy that aren’t necessarily linked... Read More

8 Black Friday Shopping Strategies

8 Black Friday Shopping Strategies

8 Black Friday Shopping Strategies

Whether you’re a diehard tent-popper or stage a silent boycott every year, there’s no ignoring Black Friday. But are these deals as life-changing as we’re led to believe? Sometimes, yes, but in most cases, not really. After all, doorbuster discounts aren’t exclusive after Thanksgiving. In the past several years, retailers have held “Black Friday in... Read More

Black Friday or Cyber Monday: What to Buy When

Black Friday or Cyber Monday: What to Buy When

Black Friday or Cyber Monday: What to Buy When

Whether or not you mark off Black Friday on your calendar, chances are you’re wondering what bargains are out there this season. For instance, is it better to purchase a smartphone that Friday, or should you hold off until Cyber Monday? To help you break down what’s best to buy when, we turned to deal-hunting expert Rebecca Lehmann, manager of content marketing... Read More

How Much Notice Should You Give When Quitting a Job?

How Much Notice Should You Give When Quitting a Job?

How Much Notice Should You Give When Quitting a Job?

As the saying goes, all good things come to an end — and often times that’s true for awful things too. If that good or awful thing is a job or career phase, having it end typically means planning an exit strategy, bowing out gracefully and telling your manager you’re quitting. Quitting a job isn’t always... Read More

The Ultimate Holiday Tipping Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Tipping Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Tipping Guide

The holidays are the time of the year when you want to give to everyone you care about. Beyond your family and friends, it may also mean remembering (and thanking) those who provide various services for you all year long. This includes postal works, trash collectors, hair dressers … the list goes on and on.... Read More

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