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5 Must-Read Business Books

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

Most of us are very familiar with the side hustle – whether it’s a blog, freelance jobs, or other part-time work we do that fuels our passions and make us tick. It breaks down the psychology behind motivating people and turning your own self into someone who is, well, effective. But what if you want to turn those hustles into your main gig? Then you better get cracking and read some books (or you can tune into Audible if that’s more your pace).

2017 73
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Cutting the Gender Wage Gap

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Many reasons are given for this fact, including things like taking time off for children; picking low paying jobs; only working part time and yes, discrimination. Did you know that unless you get a masters degree you are likely to earn less than $65K a year for full time RN work? I studied psychology in school. At my last employer, unbeknownst to me at the time, many of the executive level officers all attended the same private college.

2014 167

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7 Steps To Homelessness And What To Do If You Get There

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Although friends tried to help by offering part time employment, she was unable to keep a paying job. Time To Get Ready To Be Homeless. Find services providing psychological counseling to help get your life back on track. Yes, I have helped Susan several times with some significant financial resources and am trying to help her more, but often she ignores or rejects my help.

2012 189
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Seven Retirement Lessons Learned

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

He actually gets about 2/3 of his parting salary in pension form, even when providing me with a survivor benefit. We didn’t count on the psychological effect on me though. When I was preparing to retire, I tried to go part time – but my company wasn’t willing to fill my spot with a part-timer. I paid good money and spent a lot of time studying for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional certification.

2011 207
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Life Decisions

Nicoles Nickels

Time passed, and as a sometimes happens, we grew apart and eventually divorced. In retrospect I felt that I had lost an important time of my life – the college years. The time when you learn to drink beer and coffee, pull all-nighters, meet lots of new and different people, some who may become your friends for life. The time when you become the person you dream of becoming or the person you didn’t realize you wanted to be.

College 58