Negotiation: It’s Not a Dirty Word

To haggle, barter, liaise, or come to terms are all words or phrases synonymous with or related to negotiation. Yet, despite the prevalence of negotiation in the language, many people have an aversion to the process.A 2017 PayScale survey polling 31,000 people found that 57% of participants never asked for a raise in their field. […]

7 Ways To Spruce Up Curb Appeal

People spend decades in their houses, raising children and working to maintain and retire in a relaxing and stable environment. Unfortunately, for many people, performing routine maintenance is not possible as a working professional, meaning that many home improvement tasks wait until after retirement. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your home that do not […]

The Perfect Time To Draft a Will Is Now

If you’re like most people, you assume that wills are for the old, sick and wealthy. The truth is that everyone needs a will — yes, even the young and broke. Life is unpredictable, and you never know when something might happen that may render you incapacitated or prematurely end your life. Though a gloomy […]

Save Money by Cancelling Subscriptions

Subscription services are convenient and fun but are they necessary? On average, people spend about $130 more than they realize on monthly subscriptions. In fact, about a third of consumers underestimate how much they spend on monthly subscriptions by up to $199.In the digital age, it is easy to become overwhelmed by apps, streaming services, […]

Remote Work: The End or the Beginning

Events outside of the control of employers and employees saw the rise and necessity of remote work. With nearly two years since the widespread adoption of remote work, the workforce is settling into what many assumed to be the new normal. However, many employers do not seem as keen on the permanent adoption of the […]

Do Tech Layoffs Signal Future Economic Stressors?

“Now hiring!” How many signs have you seen that beg for job applicants in recent months? As the economy and society return to offices and in-person activities, many businesses have pleaded for applicants. The continued demand for employees makes recent news about massive layoffs so confusing and troubling.Layoffs and Consumer PreferenceThe layoffs are coming from […]