Minnesota students plan campus grocery co-op
WANT AN AFFORDABLE APPLE? Students see benefits of member-owned co-ops for their groceries.
Beef Up Your R?sum?: Volunteer
VOLUNTEER: You don't need a job to earn valuable work experience. Volunteer and make important connections while bolstering your résumé.
Dorm Room Entrepreneurs
WORK FROM YOUR ROOM: Dorm room start-ups are becoming commonplace. Check out these success stories for advice about turning your innovative idea into a real business.
EITC Can Help Taxpayers, if They're Aware
TAKE CREDIT: The Earned Income Tax Credit is a tax credit that can help low- to moderate-income working individuals and families get a larger tax return. Read on to see if you can qualify for the credit.
Move Quickly: Some Cities Will Pay Student Loan Debt
SHOULD YOU MOVE? Cities across the U.S. are providing student loan payback programs for recent grads willing to move to cities working to revitalize.
How to Land a Great Internship
EXPERIENCE PAYS: A degree doesn't guarantee a paycheck. Landing an internship can help you get a job.
Choosing the Appropriate Business Structure
CHOOSE A MODEL: A business form is the legal structure for running a business. It dictates the formation, management, profit/loss distribution, and tax rules, while laying out the exact amount of personal liability protection of the owners.
Entrepreneurial skills key to future business success
With high student loan debt and a poor job outlook, many young adults are taking the entrepreneurial route to help make ends meet. From snack delivery services to packing and moving assistance, young hustlers are taking advantage of doing for others what others are too lazy to do.
Study shows extended stay in college may affect students? post-graduate paycheck
MAKE MORE MONEY: Studies show that college students who graduate on time earn more than those who take longer. But thatís not a hard-and-fast rule and it doesnít hold for graduate students.
Tax Deductions for Small Businesses
WHAT TO DEDUCT: There are dozens of tax deductions available to the self-employed and for small-business owners. Your bottom line will be significantly healthier if you understand what they are.
Direct Deposit Offers Financial Convenience
MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER: Payday is greatóbut finding time to deposit your paycheck? Not so great. Fortunately, thereís a convenient, secure solution that can help you save time and gain access to your funds more quickly. Say hello to direct deposit.
New Grads: Position Yourself for Job Offer
ON THE JOB: Employment prospects are getting better, but they still aren't great. It's important for grads to take extra steps to stand out as they search for their first postgraduate jobs. These ideas can help graduates better position themselves for a job offer.
Small-Business Owners: Get Organized
IN AN ORDERLY FASHION: If you're a small-business owner or self-employed, you'll acquire a lot of paperwork throughout the year. Decide what to keep, what to toss, and how to keep it all in order.
Negotiate Better Salary at a New Job
TALK THE TALK: Congratulations! An employer wants to hire you. The job hunt has been demanding, but there is one last thing to settle before you and your new employer run off in occupational bliss: salary. Use these techniques to negotiate like a pro.
Options After High School: Which One Is For You?
BEYOND COLLEGE: You might think you need a degree to have a meaningful career. Consider other options that can help you look forward to the next stage in your life.
Online Networking Key to Job-Hunt Success
GO SOCIAL: With employers planning to hire more recent college graduates, the employment market is looking up. And with the availability of social networks and online tools, finding and applying for a job is literally at your fingertips.
Where to Find a Job Now
START HERE: These days, you donít have to look too hard to see that the economy has made finding jobs particularly hard for young people. But this doesnít mean there arenít jobs out there. Job demand is simply centered in certain professions and industries. Find out which of these growing fields might have just the right career for you.