Contemplating career change? Here are four reasons you should take that step.

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Feeling the itch to reassess your situation and contemplating career change is completely normal – especially when your lifestyle in general changes. This could be because your kids have started school or college, you and your partner are getting set to retire, or are already retired and looking for something to keep you busy.   It is reported that on average, people change their career direction at least four times in their life. We change as we age and our circumstances change, so it makes complete sense that we would also want to change the direction we are taking our

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Are you being paid what you’re worth?

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  Sometimes when you find yourself in a lot of stress or feel as if you are being overworked, you might ask yourself whether you are being paid what you’re worth.   It could be that your peer has said something which makes you believe they are being paid more, or maybe you are just struggling with the bills at home and need a helping hand.   Whatever the reason for checking your wage, it is usually one which becomes apparent when we are having a hard time financially. To find out whether you are truly earning what you deserve

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Finding a career tailor-made to your talents, character, traits and needs.

Finding a career tailor-made to your needs.

A lot of people treat their job as a chore. After all, “Work isn’t supposed to be fun.”   How many times have you heard that line? But something about that just doesn’t quite sound right.   Yes, your job should be a challenge. You should feel pushed to really work hard and put everything you have into your career, but does that mean you should hate your job?   And how can you find the determination to really give your career everything you have if you hate it?   Nobody likes doing chores. Eventually, you’ll find yourself turning on

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Five great business ideas for empty nesters.

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  People who suffer from the empty nest syndrome often feel alone and purposeless.   If you would like to get more excitement and challenge in your life, it might be time to change your career, and start something completely new.   Make your childhood dreams come true, finally set up your own business, and take advantage of the time at hand. Below you will find five business ideas you can put in motion.   1   Estate Agent.   By the time your kids left, you might already have had a lot of experience with property purchases, and know

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Don’t beat yourself up: You’re not to blame for your broken resolutions.

How meaningful activities can reduce stress.

  So, while the first month of the year is nearly over, it’s time for you to review your achievements – and more important, to check on how those new year’s resolutions are doing.   After all, for a lot of people, the New Year marks the beginning of a period of hope and motivation.   There is no denying it: You want to make the most of the year to come, and that’s precisely what resolutions are for.   The main reason for this common failure in keeping your resolutions is the absence of goal setting. Indeed, if you

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Making life more comfortable as you age.

Making life more comfortable as you age.

  Living a more comfortable life as we age is crucial if we want a high quality life that makes us happy. We don’t want to be doing the same things at 70 as we do at 30, do we? Running around trying to get everything done, taking more care of others than we do ourselves, the list goes on. So just how can we make sure we live a more comfortable life? Here are some ideas for making life more comfortable as we age.   Get into exercise now.   Getting into exercise early on can mean you are

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Resolution: What it takes to make important life changes.

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  Many people find themselves drifting without goals, and at this point trying to find motivation can become a struggle. There are many reasons you might get to this, each of which has its own solution, so there’s no need to give up hope!   Goals.   Firstly, living with debt creates stress and negative thinking, decreasing your motivation  as it can cloud your judgment and make goals unreachable. Secondly, becoming burnt out and even depressed can undermine your, motivation, which means  it’s time to examine your life and make simple changes. It’s not as complicated as it sounds!  

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The end of holiday euphoria: You can dig yourself out of that mountain of debt.

  Financial imprisonment.   Living with debt is like living for someone else’s needs. You took out a loan a long time ago or recently incurred debt during the holiday season, and you’ll be forever paying for it. There’s no way to tell how secure your financial situation will be in the future, and because of this, you’re risking a struggle. Situations like losing your job or unexpected payments can quickly let you slip under when it comes to keeping up with your bills and payments, and some people even get stuck in this financial hell. If you’re struggling with

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