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reasons to improve career skills

Focus On Your Skills… Not Your Title

When I attended college at Wake Forest, I worked hard to get good grades so that I could get a job. Unfortunately, many students still believe that’s the path to success. I searched for a job for two years before I got an offer. I landed plenty of interviews and they seemed to go well, but I couldn’t understand why I never got over the final hurdle. Looking back now, the reason is clear. Companies didn’t think I had the ...
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key economic events of 2019

Four Key Events that will Shape the 2019 Markets

Happy New Year to everyone in the Home At 30 community! After a few weeks of rest and relaxation with family, it’s time to get back into it as we start 2019. The past year has been a fun and challenging time creating content and ideas for our readers, and I’m sure this one will be the same! There is a lot to be excited about this year, and also a lot to be aware of. As we all know, ...
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exploring mba options

Exploring The Many MBA Options

The Masters of Business Administration, or MBA, is a postgraduate degree for people looking to take their business skills and earning potential to the next level. Before debating whether or not to pursue one, it’s important to weigh the various pros and cons, as well as the different MBA options available to you. Personally, I have yet to venture into the possibility of going back to school. I spent five years in the undergrad program at Northeastern, and have been out in ...
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The Rich Are Getting Richer, So Why Aren’t You?

Are you getting richer or poorer? If you’re not sure, let me help you out. Do you have enough money to cover a $1k emergency? Did you know that 35% of Americans have less than $1k in savings and 34% have no money saved at all? There’s an explanation for this, but it might not be what you want to hear. Wage Growth Goes to Highest Earners One of the big problems in today’s economy is wage growth – or ...
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stock market bloodbath and recession proof investments

Bloodbath – How Did Our “Recession-Proof Investments” Fare Yesterday?

Yesterday’s stock market was an an awful one from opening to close, there’s no two ways about it. What we just saw was the fourth largest single-day point loss in the history of the Dow Jones era. Days like this are inevitable as the market ebbs and flows over time. They can, however, be particularly painful for anyone with an overexposed equity portfolio. We pay for the big gains tied to a riskier portfolio with occasional big losses. A month or ...
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making 100k by age 25

Four Careers For a $100k Salary by 25

Ask yourself: What is my primary motivation for reading career and wealth advice on the internet? I already know the answer for the large majority of the younger crowd. It’s to learn how to make, keep, and grow as much money as you possibly can. I would absolutely be lying if I said my main career motivation since the middle of high school was anything besides getting rich. That dictated the finance major decision and the career I’m in now; ...
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