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The Entrepreneurial Strategy To Overcoming Depression

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness Personal Finance / December 16, 2013

It’s no secret that the high-pressure world of business can have some unfortunate effects on our health. Aside from the constant stress that comes with being a successful entrepreneur, there’s the ever-present risk of debt. We’ve all seen it happen – an investment goes awry, your forecasts turn out to be off, or a global recession puts the boot into your business plans. When this happens, it can…

10 Mistakes That Millennials Make With Their Credit

by / ⠀Personal Finance / October 24, 2013

  Millennials are generally described as those born between 1982 and 2002. These are people who have grown up with technology. They have information at their fingertips 24 hours a day. No previous generation has had easier access to financial planning tools to help them plan their future. There is a downside to being a part of the Millennial Generation as well. Though much-needed information is available, this…

Sucky Jobs, a Low-tech Cell Phone, and other Secrets to Paying off Student Loans

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 7, 2013

I graduated from college in May 2011 with high hopes for good job and easy living. It didn’t happen, at least not right away. For the first eight months after graduation, I couldn’t land a full-time job. And even when I did land one, it was for a position that didn’t require a college degree. So needless to say, I wasn’t “making bank.” Despite all this, I wanted…

6 Tips for Paying Off Medical Bills

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / October 4, 2013

Being a recent college graduate, or young person in the business world often means being buried in debt. Student loans, credit card bills, and medical bills can really add up. Unfortunately you can’t wave a magic wand and make all of your bills disappear, but by following these few simple steps, you can at least get your medical bills under control. Negotiate Everything Your first step to paying…

How to Handle Student Loan Debt

by / ⠀Personal Finance / August 10, 2013

After the graduation festivities come to an end, the weight of student debt often starts to set in. Thousands of dollars in loans loom over you and putting together a plan to manage debt feels impossible, which is why we’ve broken the process into five simple steps. Grab your laptop or smartphone, and let’s get started. 1. Look at the Big Picture Your first step to handling debt…

Beating Back the Debt (and Anything Else Life Throws at You)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / July 22, 2013

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” ~ Henry Ford Last month the American Psychology Association released a survey that confirmed millennials  reported higher stress levels than the national average, causing many to dub it as the most stressed out generation in America. Concerns about debt, low wages, lack of employment and lack of health care…

Should You Take on Debt to Grow Your Business?

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / December 29, 2011

Debt can be a scary thing especially in today’s economy. However, it is also crucial to growing and expanding any business. It can help you move forward faster and more efficiently than your competitors. You would find it difficult to find a small business owner who never took on any debt at any stage of the business whether it was a loan, credit cards or another method. Of…

Poll: Is Reducing Student Loan Debt the Right Problem to be Tackling to Help Young Entrepreneurs?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 4, 2011

There has been a lot of talk lately about relieving student loan debt to help new graduates. This is something that can also impact young business owners as they will have more money in their pocket to invest into their companies. The new plan has two basic parts to it: 1. Reduce their loan payment cap of discretionary income from 15% to 10%. 2. Forgive loan debt after…

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