The Secret Formula To Improving Your Finances is Mindset

Let’s be honest, when it comes to personal finance…you either love it or hate it. But in the end, it’s a major puzzle piece in the game of life. You just can’t ignore it. You just can’t ignore it. In this post, I want to share a different perspective on personal finance.  I’ve been studying and implementing personal finance strategies for the last 18 years and it’s been a pretty good wild ride.  Recently I realized that personal finance is more than just buying a home, being debt free, contributing…

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Where Can I Get a Degree in Big Data?

[wp_ad_camp_1] Big data (also referred to as business analytics) is all the rave nowadays and information is the new currency.  As software gets more sophisticated at aggregating data, the economy is in need of people to interpret and decipher the data aggregated. However, academia has been slow to roll out degrees that can properly prepare students for a career in big data.  While many math, computers, informatics, and statistics majors will probably end up doing quite well in the big data field, many people agree that it is time to give big…

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The 10 College Majors With The Lowest Unemployment Rates

[wp_ad_camp_1] Many college graduates are still struggling to find jobs in fields that are related to their major—or jobs at all in general.  The good news is, not all college graduates are experiencing this type of hardship in the job market.  In fact companies are actively seeking out college graduates in various majors.  There are even some majors that have virtually zero percent unemployment rate.  Below are ten majors that have the lowest unemployment rates and also some noteworthy runner-ups. All median salary information is from the Georgetown University Center on…

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Top Five Places to Learn Computer Programming Online

Computer programming is a hot skill these days. Many of today’s job sectors are reducing their workforce. However, in the tech sector, companies are having trouble filling jobs because there are not enough qualified candidates. Most of those tech jobs involve some knowledge of computer programming basics. The tech sector, according to the BLS, is going to grow much faster than many of the segments of the economy. So if you want to make it easier for yourself to find a job, one of the best ways to do it…

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The Future of Education

Education is important.  Education is expensive.  While the importance of education remains steady, the cost of education continues to rise. Cost of education can be broken down to two factors, time and money.  A typical college education requires four years of schooling to complete.  It is safe to assume that the average salary of an American worker is approximately $40,000 per year.  This means that in order for the average American to attain a four year degree, they must give up approximately $160,000 in possible wages.  Furthermore, they would be…

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