How to Use the Art of Persuasion to Get That Raise at Work

You’ve been working hard to hit your targets and show that you can handle additional responsibilities. It seems like a raise is within reach. But in the world of work, ambitious colleagues, new clients and office politics can take attention away from you – and your raise-worthy achievements. Before penciling […]

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10 Haikus About Office Life

Working in an office is a bit like living with your family. You see the same familiar faces and rituals day after day, for better and for worse. We thought it was time to celebrate some of the mundane practices that make up the culture of office life with this […]

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14 Scout Badges They Should Make for “Adulting”

As an adult, every day has its challenges. But somewhere along the line we stopped recognizing these daily ‘wins.’ Scouts get merit badges for their achievements, and we thought it only fair that the adults get some credit too. These badges will ensure that the hurdles overcome on the way […]

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Saving Up For Life’s Special Occasions

On the road of life, there are many important pit stops along the way. Buying your first car, getting married, buying a house — each unique milestone is important and varies from person to person. The one constant among all of these special moments is a price tag. These important moments [...]
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Save on Your Soiree

The holiday season is a popular time to host friends and family. But all that cheer can come at a steep cost. According to the National Retail Federation, those hosting should anticipate spending $1,779 on décor, food and gifts.1 If you’re expecting a packed house this season, don’t panic! Long […]

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