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Avoiding Student Debt

I have four sons who have all attended, or are attending, college. Higher education is expensive!! College may not be for everyone, but unfortunately, most Americans have taken on debt to pay for school and you may be one of those with outstanding loans. In 2016, the average student graduated owing more than $37,000. This […]

Don’t exchange your Cap and Gown for a Financial Ball and Chain

By Chuck Bentley “Graduates across the country need to make plans to avoid a debt that may never go away,” advised Crown CEO Chuck Bentley. “Winning the ‘Game of Loans’ is possible, but too few achieve that victory.” Today, seven in 10 graduating seniors at public and private colleges have student loans, totaling about $30,000 […]

Writing a résumé

A résumé provides a well-thought-out, concise picture of you—the job seeker. It needs to communicate quickly, clearly, and accurately your objective, qualifications, experience, credentials, and accomplishments. Your résumé is generally the first impression of you that a potential employer gets, so it is important for it to be concise, yet impressive. Help Since most people—especially […]

Job Loss

It is never pleasant to be laid off, but the experience can be a good opportunity to make important progress. Here are some tips to help you come out on the other end in a better position than before the job loss: 1. Don’t withdraw and lose hope in God’s leadership and guidance. Admit, accept, […]

Biblical perspective of work

Over a 50-year span, the average American spends about 100,000 hours working. A major part of adults’ lives is involved in work, but often with the job comes some degree of dissatisfaction. Perhaps no statistic demonstrates dissatisfaction more than job-hopping tendencies. A recent survey discovered that the average American man changes jobs every four and […]

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