Category Archives: Gen Y

Want to be Really Happy? Hack Your Inner BS

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get out of your own way?

Get rid of the things that are holding us back and hack your mind to be more productive, less stressed, and happier? Wouldn’t it be great if we could see the world with an objective lens instead of through tainted glasses?   

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So You’re Graduating? Now What? [Infographic]

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To help celebrate all the recent and upcoming graduation ceremonies, today we present this amazing infographic by Mint, Quicken and our good friend, Jenny Blake titled, “You’re Graduating… Now What?”

Based on Jenny’s classic book, Life After College, the infographic serves as a roadmap for just about everything you need to know now that you are (finally) a college graduate…   

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How Student Loans Affect Your Taxes

Student Loans and Taxes

If you’re paying back student loans, you already know the effect the monthly payment has on your finances.

But did you know the money you borrowed from Uncle Sam could affect your tax bill as well? It’s true. In fact, your tax filing status plays a significant role in your repayment options…   

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Here’s How You’ll Defeat Unemployment After Graduation

Conquer Unemployment

You finished your last finals, picked up your graduation robe and scheduled that celebratory family dinner. Everything has fallen into place… except that all-encompassing search for a job.

You’ve tapped your network, sent hundreds of applications and even invested in your first corporate wardrobe. But your inbox sits quietly; mocking you; daring you to get your hopes up…   

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This is How You Make a Great First Impression [Infographic]

Grads Infographic

Graduation time is upon us again… which means approximately 4 million college graduates are about to descend on the job market, each hoping to make that great first impression.

But what exactly makes a great first impression? What do we have to to really impress a recruiter or hiring manager?   

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7 Reasons College Students Graduate Without a Job

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College graduates are still having a difficult time getting started in a career they are really passionate about. Many of this year’s graduates – over half – will end up taking a job that didn’t even require a college degree.

If you’re a soon-to-be college graduate that is finding it difficult to land a job, or if you’re looking ahead to the day you will graduate, I encourage you to read on… and discover the seven 7 reasons why you just might graduate college without a job offer in hand…   

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