Walking away from something we’ve committed to can be difficult. Researchers believe that one of the primary reasons for this is the sense of loss we experience when abandoning something we’ve invested time and effort into. This is, of course, amplified by the fact that work ethic is ingrained in […]
One of the fastest growing crimes in our technology-filled world is the crime of identity theft and the resulting credit fraud. In 2016, identify-theft-related fraud cost consumers over $744 million.
There are many ways to make your life easier as a homeowner, and all of these DIY projects fit the bill. Not only do they allow you to customize your home in the process, but they’re budget-friendly and easy to do in just one afternoon. If you’re ready to make your life as a homeowner simpler with a few organizational tricks, try some of these fun ideas.
It’s a common practice for management to raise their employees’ salaries every year to account for the increase in the cost of living (COLA) to help them maintain their lifestyles. These raises are calculated off of a cost of living index, but are typically around 3% of your annual salary. That small increase can make a significant difference for some, while for others, it’s necessary just to get by.
Conflict can arise from even the smallest of matters in our personal and professional lives. A lot of the time we would prefer to just avoid doing anything and hope it sorts itself out on its own. However, it has been proven that taking the path of simply avoiding confrontation […]
Come every January, we conjure up a list with big hopes and dreams for the year ahead. Lose 30 pounds, run a marathon, read more, drink less coffee. Almost half of all Americans come up with at least one goal to better themselves in the new year, but only 8% […]