After graduation, a new stage of life begins.  Ideally, a new career also starts, because student loan payments do not wait for long.  The standard grace period after graduation only grants graduates six months to get their finances in order before their first loan payment is due. Unfortunately, not all graduates have an “ideal” experience…

Trusting someone with your finances is a big responsibility for someone to take on.  Making sure that someone is qualified to take on your money is something that you want to verify.  Since taking on an unqualified accountant could not only cost someone money but also their sanity trying to retrace their steps and clean…

Sometimes the difference between success and failure in a business venture is going to be how far you’re willing to shift your perspective. Especially if you already have some sort of professional degree, you may think that your way is the right way. However, the truth is that if you’re willing to be flexible about…

Tax time can be overwhelming for everyone, particularly accounting professionals.  With the pressure of having to handle multiple clients, their particular circumstances, and having to meet everything on a deadline, it can a lot for one person to handle. It is important to try to stay focused during this busy season for accountants and try…

When it comes to the integrity of your business which you’ve worked hard to attain your MBA degree for, there is nothing more important than knowing that your information is safely protected.  When your private data is compromised you run the risk of not only your business and personal life being affected but those of…

When it comes to choosing specific education and career paths, there’s an interesting intersection that you can move along if you’re trying to focus on healthy emotional goals in particular. Now, this could be because you’re moving toward healthy behaviors and away from bad ones you’ve had in the past, or it could be because…

When you are looking to go into business with someone you want to make sure that you take the time to really look at all the details about them before diving in.  You will have to interact with this person regularly and you will be financially associated and invested with them so you want to…

If punching the clock is getting old, and doing things so that someone else can get a fatter paycheck than you is tiring, it could be time to start your own business. Don’t quit your day job right away, unless you have a few months worth of bill money put away to keep you afloat.…

When it comes to taking out a loan, the most important goal next to paying off whatever you took the loan out for, is paying back the loan! Too often people have a relaxed attitude about debt and allow themselves to let it pile up on their lifestyle.  Before they know it they have tens…

Education in the United States is at a fascinating crossroad. It’s becoming increasingly common for people who have college degrees to not be able to get a job in their field of study once they graduate to the working world. This creates problems because there is a sea of qualified people, yet there aren’t enough…