According to Body & Soul Magazine, it’s up to us to get the most, and avoid the worst, from our cards. New federal rules will offer greater protection all-around, from payments to billing, as of July 2010. In the meantime, there are four strategies to keep ahead of the curve. Continue reading “Finding Financial Balance” »
(ARA) – Sometimes you have to spend money to save money. The average household spends about $2,000 on energy bills every year. If you switched to appliances and lighting products that are Energy Star rated, you could save $75 a year in energy costs. Continue reading “Spend money to save money” »
According to More Magazine, it used to be a credit score of 720 would have entitled you to borrow money at the best rates; today you need a score of 760 or higher. Improving your credit score means doing the following without fail: Continue reading “Five Ways to Survive the Credit Meltdown” »
(ArticleDashboard) Considerable legislative and public hard works have gone into acquiring same health benefits for all Americans. But, there is a lack of certified and licensed nurses as compare to estimated requirements. According to the reports by a variety of employment agencies, the demand for nurses is rising and in the most recent few years careers in nursing have turn out to be quite profitable and sought after, resulting in higher compensation and benefit packages. Continue reading “Nursing Career – A Closer And Deeper Look” »
(ARA) – Just as many of us have taken on extra work to make ends meet in this economy, everything we buy now must serve a dual purpose as well. It makes sense to spend your hard-earned dollars on items that not only do the job intended for them, but that also save you money in a variety of ways. Continue reading “Ideas to make dollars do double duty” »
(ARA) – As unemployment rises, many Americans are realizing the importance of having a career that’s fulfilling as well as lucrative. When layoffs are announced, many people feel they have nothing left to lose, and take the opportunity to pursue what they love. This has fueled a growth in the number of people going back to school to become massage therapists — a career with strong job security and great potential. Continue reading “Economy provides inspiration for more fulfilling careers” »
(ARA) – Life is hectic enough and it’s important to carefully manage your money in a way that fits into your lifestyle. Utilizing tools that offer easy access to and constant control of your cash can save you valuable time and hassle. Banks are enabling you to manage your finances on the go. Use these tips to help you manage your spending and time: Continue reading “Tips to simplify your finances” »
(ARA) – As a mom, you’re always looking for ways to save time, money and energy to keep your house running smoothly.
Here are some tips to help you reduce spending, cut back on running around and find extra time at the end of the day to relax and spend time with your kids.
1. Share errand duties with other moms.
One mom can hit the grocery store, another, the department store, while a third watches the children.
2. Shop garage sales.
If you have older children, this can become a fun scavenger hunt while you look for clothing and household items.
3. Use coupons.
Sure, clipping the newspaper is a good start, but online sites like MommySavesBig.com are designed especially for you. First of all, the coupons are tailored to moms who are looking for deals on grocery and household items, clothing, presents for family members, etc. Second, MommySavesBig.com was started as a blog by Anna Teoli, a mom herself, who posted a couple of printable coupons on her blog and then began receiving more and more coupon information from other moms.
To find coupons online, visit printable-coupons.blogspot.com.
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When you first entered the workforce, you probably didn’t anticipate the economy turning so sour. You’ve spent many years diligently promoting yourself and establishing a nice set of skills – only to find out your company can’t afford to keep you around.
So what do you do now?
While it may seem like everyone is unemployed, there are job positions being posted. A career coach can help you discover how your options match your values, lifestyle, priorities and long term goals.
Many people who hire career coaches quickly discover this is a potential career that allows them to produce fulfilling results in both their personal and professional lives. A certified professional coach helps individuals and businesses in a variety of ways, including creating a clear vision and goal achievement strategy; becoming more aware of what beliefs, skills, attitude, behaviors and resources are needed to succeed; streamlining decision making and ensuring it matches goals and priorities; forming a detailed, specific plan that lays out key milestones and progress; and, holding clients accountable to what they want to do and who they want to be.
To learn more about becoming a coach, visit the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) at www.ipeccoaching.com.