Work Discussion

Top Do’s and Don’ts When Asking for a Raise

Work. Sometimes we hate it. Sometimes we love it. Whether or not we love punching that time clock five or more days per week, it is the norm for most people. While punching the time clock is seen as a blessing by most people, for some, it is a drudgery, especially if a worker feels that he is being paid less than what he is worth.

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5 Essential Tips for Train Travel

All aboard! If you want to see and explore places you’ve only thought possible, consider using a train for your next trip. However, if you have never been on a train before, there are a few things that you must know before you go.

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Exercise: 10 Benefits to Regular Workouts

A lot of the emphasis placed on exercise and improving physical fitness is that of weight loss. There are however, many benefits to regular exercise that have nothing to do with whittling your waistline. While it is true that exercise can help with the prevention of obesity and help with weight management – it can also prevent certain diseases (i.e. Type 2 diabetes, Cardiovascular disease), improve your mood, and increase energy.

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How to Prevent the Flu

Every year, during fall and winter, flu season occurs in the U.S. Some years are worse than others and, right now, we’re in the middle of a pretty big one. News reports talk about people, some of them young and apparently healthy, dying due to this epidemic. But what, exactly, is the flu? How do we fight it and, more importantly, what steps can be taken to prevent getting it?

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Conventional vs. FHA Loans – Which is Right for You?

If you’re looking for a mortgage in order to purchase a new home, you have more options available than you might think. There are two main types of loans available – conventional financing and FHA financing, and both can help you get the best possible deal when buying a new home.

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How to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

Moving under the best of circumstances can be extremely stressful, even if all you are doing is moving down the street or even into a larger apartment in your same complex.

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How to Pick the Best College to Attend

Deciding on the right college to attend is an intimidating task. You have thousands of options to choose from, from public and private universities to community colleges, and that’s without factoring in international universities. So how do you choose the best college to attend?

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Quick Tips for Dining Out Gluten Free

Many restaurants have come to realize that the needs of their customers are changing and they, in turn, are adapting their menus to meet this need. Usually, no matter where you choose to dine, you are able to find a few gluten-free options available right off the bat but, what happens when there isn’t a single item with that beautiful, bold GF stamped next to it?

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Best Budgeting and Personal Finance Apps – 2018

With smartphone apps, it is easier than ever to be financially healthy. No more putting pen to paper on a big spreadsheet (unless you want to), now you have the opportunity to have your budget and financial info with you at all times.

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Chase Freedom® Credit Card Review

If you are looking for a great credit card to earn cash back, the Chase Freedom® is a favorite to many. With an introductory cash bonus, multiple ways to earn cash back, and a long 0% introductory APR on both purchases and balance transfers– this cash back credit card is one to really consider adding to your wallet.

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