How to Bounce Back After Unemployment

Record numbers of Americans have faced unemployment over the past year. Not to mention how what we think of as “going to work” has changed drastically as working from home has become the norm for many. Fortunately, the availability of multiple vaccines and continuing mitigation measures appear to have us on the path to a better year ahead. If y...


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How to Negotiate Bills During the Pandemic

As we inch toward normalcy more than a year into the pandemic, many Americans are still dealing with the economic impact it has created. Whether it’s unemployment, reduced income or dealing with the medical bills after suffering COVID, individuals and families are struggling to make ends meet. Negotiating bills during the pandemic is one way to s...


How to Adjust to Adult Kids Coming Home During the Pandemic

As Americans continue to struggle with the economic effects of the ongoing pandemic, many adult kids are moving back in with their parents to save money. This follows a similar trend during the Great Recession when so-called “boomerang kids” needed to move home after graduating from college into a sub-optimal job market. For most, the move home...


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Avoid These 5 Pandemic Money Mistakes

There’s no doubt 2020 has been one of most unsettling years in recent memory. For many, it’s meant job loss or reduced income. And even if you’ve maintained full employment over the last several months, staying focused has been challenging. All this has led to people making some common pandemic money mistakes. Let’s see what they are, and h...


tips to prepare for a career change

Tips to Prepare Yourself for a Career Change

Whether pushed into it as a result of job loss or you’re simply ready to try something new, preparing for a career change is challenging and exciting. Let’s look at some tips to help make it a smooth transition. Narrow Your Field of Focus You might have a plan in mind and know exactly the types of jobs you want to pursue. Or, you might just k...