For students in college, one of the greatest obstacles is stress management. There are a lot of factors behind stress in college, from time management to limited finances, coping with class mates with differing personalities to enduring the unbecoming behaviors of professors. Anxiety can negatively impact a college student's psychological and physical health. It's not unusual to hear reports of … [Read more...] about 8 Tips on College Stress Management
Archives for November 2013
Nowadays, nailing an interview is no easy feat, regardless of the job or internship applied for and the required level of experience. After perfecting your resume and receiving that first call, your typical plan of attack will likely include researching the company, rehearsing answers to the most common interview questions, choosing a professional outfit and printing another copy of your resume to … [Read more...] about 5 Power Accessories for the Perfect Interview
It seems the mention of a car makes some people extremely stressed. They fear that the costs of a car, maintenance and repairs, and insurance will run them dry. They fear that a reliable car will be expensive. They fear that the cost of gas alone will put a kink in their budget. There's good news! There are many ways to save when buying a car, as well as maintaining it. This article will discuss … [Read more...] about How to Save When Buying A Car
As a result of a new toxicology report, there are new claims that indicate that Brittany Murphy may have been poisoned. Murphy is known for her role in the 1995 movie Clueless. Her death is being questioned as her family believes she may have been poisoned. Almost four years ago, the 32-year-old’s mother found her unconscious in her Los Angeles home December 2009. The coroner ruled … [Read more...] about Was Brittany Murphy Poisoned?
If you have no clue what nutritional yeast is, or you are a vegetarian curious about it, don’t worry; you’re definitely not the only one. Nutritional yeast is actually deactivated yeast that is sold in the form of flakes or as a yellow powder. You normally see it in bulk at natural food stores. Vegetarians and Vegans alike find themselves using nutritional yeast as an ingredient in a number of … [Read more...] about What is Nutritional Yeast?
We all hear the same question at the end of being rung out at the grocery line. “Would you like to use debit or credit?” I don’t know about you, but when I first started my life-long relationship with credit cards, I would hesitate at the question, unsure which was the best. The same hesitation appeared when I would make large purchases (over $100), buy items online and other everyday purchases. … [Read more...] about Debit or Credit?
Moving to a new home doesn’t have to be an arduous and stressful event, entailing disaster and broken plates. There’s so much that can be done to avoid manic moves, especially with the plethora of informative advice out there to assist you with moving from your old house to your new house. We’ll give you some helpful pointers that will ensure that your move will be accomplished with a peace of … [Read more...] about The Big Move: Keeping an Eye on your Finances
If you’re in college or have recently graduated, or perhaps you’ve graduated a while ago and just haven’t gotten around to it, now is the perfect time to start saving for a retirement fund. Many 20-somethings are busy repaying student loans, starting families and even saving what little extra they have into college funds for their own children. Retirement may seem far away, but those years will … [Read more...] about Retirement: Planning for the Future
The number of people with joint accounts has been dropping sharply over the past few decades. This is because having one grants scrutiny into each person’s financial affairs. For example, your fellow account holder can see whatever transactions you commission, even when you would rather prefer some of them be kept private or discrete. In addition, a joint account gives you limited recourse when … [Read more...] about Are Joint Accounts a Good Idea for Your Credit?
Injuries and accidents are not reserved for particular parts of the home; they happen everywhere people move about. But certain dangers are more prevalent, including those associated with particular household activities. Domestic circumstances are generally pretty safe, but false complacency should not stimulate foolish behavior. Regardless of how mundane in appearance, regular daily activities … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Injury In Household Kitchens
So, you’ve probably heard all the hype about running up personal debt—how, at the end of the day, it’s bad news. And even thought it seems like everyone is doing it—using credit cards to pay for clothes, trips, living expenses and more—it takes a toll on our well-being, our self-esteem and certainly on our relationships. You may have even heard that debt-pressure is one of the top stressors in … [Read more...] about On Your Own as a Debt-Free Young Woman: Why it Makes for a More Passionate, Happy Life