How To Tell If Your Job Is Good For You

There are a lot of people that dislike their jobs, and this isn’t necessarily a good thing. If you don’t like your job, you are more likely to suffer ill health effects as a result. Making the changes that you need to, either by switching jobs or coming up with a new situation that will…

College Fund Alters Longtime Slogan

The United Negro College Fund’s slogan since 1972, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste” was changed for the first time this week as the College Fund teamed up with Y&R advertising agency. The new slogan will read, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.” This…

Earth Day: Green Gadgets for Conscious Living

Earth Day, the day we celebrate the planet and do activities to try to protect it, has continued to gain popularity. This year, more than 1 billion people were expected to partake in activities like recycling old gadgets or planting trees. But the truth is, Earth Day should be every day! For those interested in…

What You Should and Shouldn’t Believe in Real Estate

If you just entered the real estate market as a prospective buyer or seller, you’ve probably lost track of all the real estate tips you’ve heard from friends and family. Unfortunately, many of the tips that have been passed onto you by house-hunting TV show addicts won’t be extremely useful in today’s real-world housing market. Much of…

Who says video games are bad for you?

Researchers at the University of Rome in Italy have concluded that playing an hour of Nintendo Wii a day for a month actually improves hand eye coordination and can make surgeons more adept at performing important surgeries. The reason for this phenomenon has a lot to do with how the surgeries themselves are performed. Instead…

Selling your house? Touch up the Easy Way

So you’ve decided you’re going to put your house up for sale.  Before you take the next big step of listing your house on the market, you may want to consider the possibility of improving the current condition of your house.  Here are some simple, inexpensive ways you can polish up your house before prospective buyers come…

Is U.S. Hiring on the Rise?

With the number Americans applying for unemployment benefits at an all time low, things are looking up for those looking for a job. Just last week, the number of applicants fell by 27,000 indicating that hiring is steadily improving. These trends are not volatile, evidenced by Jim O’Sullivan, an economist at High Frequency Economics. In…