Student debt is a big concern for individuals looking to attend college. However; there are some great tips on ways to minimize your student debt by loan consolidation. Get empowered by understanding your financial obligations to repaying student loans.
Other than their mortgage, most home owners’ largest home-related expense is their property tax bill. And it’s no secret that when it comes to property taxes, some states are much harsher than others. Consider this: In 2009, New Jersey home owners paid an average of 27 times more in property taxes than property owners in Louisiana. Ouch.
No doubt that the job market is intimidating and still grueling for recent grads. Fortunately, studies suggest that things are starting to turn around. 2011 grads can feel somewhat relieved that they will see more opportunities than their unfortunate 2010 and 2009 counterparts. Beyond that, certain industries will be especially lucrative for these young professionals. Check out our latest infographic to see which degrees are in the highest demand now, and which industries to keep an eye on over the next few years.
Money has evolved several times in human history: barter, coins, paper, plastic, and now, phones? It’s true —- commerce is the next major advancement in mobile technology. Through the use of ‘near field communications’ (NFC) chips, several companies are about to revolutionize the way we shop, replacing our wallets with our smartphones.
Project managers are often thought of as the gears that keep a business moving full-steam ahead. But with the high-stakes pressure of deadlines, limited staff, and tight budgets, they need all the help they can get. One survey, conducted by PM Solutions Research provides some insight into how companies are going about training their project managers — and the positive results they are witnessing.
Startups can’t happen without a few important ingredients, including innovative and inspired people living and working nearby each other; a community that values collaboration and cooperation; and a local government and population that support new businesses (large and small).
Social media is rapidly transforming the way organizations communicate with customers. As a cost-effective way to engage online, social media gives companies broader reach beyond traditional communication methods like email. With a simple post or tweet, businesses can promote products and services, provide instant feedback or support, creating an online community of brand enthusiasts. Staying competitive in today’s fast moving business landscape requires a solid social media strategy.