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  • Here's Why One Woman Quit Her Writing Job To Clean Toilets July 30, 2014
    More often than not, when I tell people that I left a glamorous travel writing job to start my own cleaning business, they look at me cockeyed. You traded in your passport and pen to scrub toilets? Really? Why?I'll tell you why.I didn't want to spend the rest of my working life making money for somebody else. I didn't want a boss anymore, and […]
  • Why Women Entrepreneurs Are Happier Than Men July 29, 2014
    The American workplace still lacks in equality for women. The gender gap is a present issue for a large amount of females in the workforce. However, in one field women are flourishing with success and happiness: entrepreneurship. According to Fast Company, a June report reveals that one in ten women are going into business for themselves, with a 1/3 aiming t […]
  • The Surprising Demographics Of Who Shops Online And On Mobile July 28, 2014
    In the first quarter of 2014, 198 million U.S. consumers bought something online, according to comScore's quarterly State Of Retail report. That translates to 78% of the U.S. population age 15 and above.  But who are these shoppers driving the trend of buying online and on mobile devices?  In a new report, BI Intelligence breaks down the demographics of […]


  • Get Rich … Slow? The Message One Investment Adviser Has for Millennials July 31, 2014
    Saving for the future can be a tall order for a lot of people, but this neurologist-turned-adviser says it's possible—at any age. MoreThe post Get Rich … Slow? The Message One Investment Adviser Has for Millennials appeared first on LearnVest.
  • Home Sweet … Rental? Why Homeownership Has Hit a New Low July 31, 2014
    The percentage of mortgage-paying Americans is the smallest since 1995—and economists say it might dip even further. MoreThe post Home Sweet … Rental? Why Homeownership Has Hit a New Low appeared first on LearnVest.
  • Homeward Bound: 6 Top Vacation House Rental Sites July 30, 2014
    Before you pay for a hotel stay, check out services like Guest to Guest, which offer cheaper swaps and rentals around the world. MoreThe post Homeward Bound: 6 Top Vacation House Rental Sites appeared first on LearnVest.


  • Our Schools Are Un-American. Video Games Can Fix That July 31, 2014
    “Game based learning” is a misleading term. After all, gaming always involves learning. You learn who the bad guys are, how to shoot, how to jump, how to run, where the secret portals are. Gaming is constant learning. Life is also constant learning. You’re learning when you scroll through your Facebook timeline. You‘re learning when you buy yourself a jelly […]
  • Job Security A Top Priority For Global Workers July 31, 2014
    Two studies released this week by employee benefits consultants Towers Watson suggest that employers are not aware of a top priority for workers: job security.
  • The U.S. Jobs Report: American Jobs May Finally Be On The Rebound July 31, 2014
    It?s the kind of economic news many have been looking for: The monthly jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the U.S. economy added 288,000 nonfarm jobs in June.