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Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Six Tips for Renting Your First Apartment

Moving out of the safety of your parent’s house is both exciting and a little scary. I was the first of my friends to leave the nest and get a place of my own. Since then, I have spent 10 years renting six apartments in three different states. My hope is that the following tips [...]

Five Business Writing Tips to Get Your Email Opened and Get a Response

Five Business Writing Tips to Get Your Email Opened and Get a Response

Everyone writes for business, but not everyone writes effectively, especially when they email a message. In the age of technology, we’ve become lazy about grammar, but sounding professional will never go out of style. Here are five business writing tips for writing more effective emails on the job.   1. Eliminate Useless Words Less is [...]

Your First Job & How to Make Extra Cash

Your First Job & How to Make Extra Cash

Once you turn 16, you’re generally able to start working in the United States. On my 16th birthday, I went down to a local restaurant and applied to be a waitress, which turned into my first job. I learned a lot and wanted to pass along some of my wisdom, and ideas on how to [...]

5 Tips for Finding Great Vacation Deals

5 Tips for Finding Great Vacation Deals

My husband and I love to travel. When the recession hit, like everyone, we tightened our belts. It looked like vacations were going to be a casualty. But time away is important; we all need to relax and recharge. Believe it or not this is actually a perfect time to travel and you can do [...]

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