4 Things You Should Know About Bitcoins

by Pam on January 10, 2017

While the financial world is anything but predictable, few innovations hail such a change as bitcoins. Only entering public consciousness in 2008, the bitcoin is a relatively recent discovery, and as such, its full impact on the way we think about currency is yet to develop.

As with any major shift, many are keen to capitalize on the opportunities this new form of digital currency could offer. But before this can happen, there are 4 things you should know about bitcoins.

Who Invented the Bitcoin?

The identity of the bitcoin’s inventor is still a matter of some interest. The shadowy figure named Satoshi Nakamoto has never appeared or been photographed by the press, and was claimed, in 2016, to be an alias for Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright. Initially convincing, Wright’s story eventually crumbled under scrutiny, and while he maintains his claim, the larger bitcoin community has deduced his proof inadequate.
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How To Avoid Huge Student Debts

by Pam on January 9, 2017

The enormous costs of university, made worse by the rising costs of living, puts many people off furthering their education. However, there are several ways you can avoid student debt if you think further education is for you. Here are some of the best.

Choose Your Courses Wisely

Do your research and think about what it is you really want to do with your life. Don’t commit to longer courses, and higher fees, unnecessarily. For example, many people dream of becoming a physician, however a recent study showed many physicians actually recommend becoming a nurse practitioner instead. The careers of a nurse practitioner and doctor can be similar, and while being a physician pays more, it takes a lot longer to complete your training, and the working hours can be a lot more flexible for an NP. Do your research into the difference between nurse practitioner and doctor before you decide. This applies to many other career paths also. [click to read…]

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Are you in a hurry to sell your home? Do you need to move quickly or are you desperate for a change of scenery? If you’re a homeowner, you want to get the best possible price for your home. Real estate can be a very valuable and important asset. Sometimes, a quick sale means losing out. However, this is not always the case. Here are some tips to help you attract buyers and sell swiftly without losing money.

Do some sprucing

First impressions are all-important when it comes to selling a house. You don’t need to spend time and money making the house look pristine, but a bit of sprucing can make all the difference. Make sure your house is clean and tidy. Clear away clutter, make the beds, and wipe down surfaces in the kitchen and bathrooms. Mow the lawn, and give the front door a coat of paint. Put yourself in a buyer’s shoes. What would you think of you came to look around? Are there any obvious problems on view? Or could you do anything to make the property look more appealing?
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An Easy Way To Save On Your MBA

by Pam on December 28, 2016

We’ve mentioned before how increasing your income can be a great way to get out of debt and regain your financial freedom. This means boosting your career and getting that promotion you have been after for some time. In various fields, getting an MBA is considered a sure-fire way of boosting your career, especially since the degree is valued by companies who are looking to fill mid- and top-level management positions.

If you’re trying to keep the MBA degree as affordable as it can be, pursuing your MBA online and enrolling in a program by top universities such as Ohio University is the way to go. It is not a secret that the online MBA is one of the most popular degrees you can get today. More importantly, taking the course online will help you save up to 40% on the degree.
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Rebuilding Your Finances After Graduating

by Pam on December 15, 2016

Investing in your education can often set you up for the future. Going to college and gaining a degree can open up many lucrative employment opportunities for you. You’ll also acquire much practical experience that you can apply to your career.

On the flip side, all those years of education can be costly. Tuition fees alone can rock your finances. Plus, with the costs of living away from home and money spent on having fun, you’ll likely have little left. Almost all students come out with piles of debt, and some also graduate dead broke. Here are some pointers to help you rebuild your finances post-graduation.
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How Hiring A Tutor Can Save You Money

by Guest on December 14, 2016

Education is the biggest asset that you can have. It empowers you to make your own unique decisions for the purpose of self-development. It is a great gift to give your child. You can do this by providing educational resources to your child. A good example of this resource is a tutor. A private tutor is a teacher who is specially trained to teach you while providing you with personalized attention. There are many sources of tutors. One of these is an online agency. Tutors can help you to save money in educating your children.

How do tutors assist you to save your money when educating your kids?

The cost of education today is rising dramatically. Sending your child to preparatory schools is expensive. It costs you time and money to enroll your child here and have them learn for a few hours every day. This cost can be reduced by hiring a private tutor. This tutor can come to your home at an appointed time. They can explain the challenging concepts to your child and improve their academic performance. The cost of hiring a tutor is much less than that of paying a preparatory school. Therefore, getting a tutor for your child is one of the ways to save money on educating your kids.
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things-to-do-with-an-engineering-degreeWhile most engineering students enter the field out of passion, most people who see the profession from a distance might see it as rigid and even boring in some cases. However, the field of engineering is infinitely vast and offers job prospects beyond the imagination. One just needs to think outside the box to see tons of non traditional applications to the job of engineer. In this article, we’re going to show you five fun and exciting careers you can pursue with an engineering degree.

Race Car Engineer

The job of a race car engineer is to tweak the performance of race cars by making physical and mechanical adjustments on the car. Their job will consist of everything from running real live simulations and analyzing data to supervising mechanical teams and serving as a right hand man to the pilot. The racing car engineer will also take recommendations from the pilot to make changes if necessary. This particular field demands good communication skills in addition to natural mathematical and imaging skills. [click to read…]

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