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Tag: career planning

Happiness While You Work

Watch this video on YouTube According to a new global survey on work and happiness, a significant number of us aren’t very happy about our workplace. That’s especially unfortunate, since working is how most of us spend the majority of our waking hours. The...

Unemployment Statistics Not a Simple Story

Watch this video on YouTube The most important financial asset for most working Americans is a career. Our careers represent skills that we, in effect, rent to companies or individuals in exchange for money—which constitutes employment. If no one is exchanging money...

Find Happiness When You Love Your Job

Watch this video on YouTube There isn’t much point in being envious of someone earning millions of dollars a year who isn’t any happier than the rest of us. I recently reported on research that suggested avoiding debt is an important component in whether earning more...

Get Worthwhile Return on Your College Investment

Watch this video on YouTube How do you know when the cost of a college education is really worth it? A lot of factors—both financial and emotional—go into making that decision. Weighing the pros and cons can be daunting. Let’s consider a couple of examples that will...

For Career Success, Find Company Culture That Fits

Watch this video on YouTube Do financial and personal success go hand in hand with doing work that you love? While I can’t cite research to prove it, there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that this may be true. Warren Buffet, for example, claims he...