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Mar 05th


Life vision: Scenic route does lead to long-term goals

Life vision:  Scenic route does lead to long-term goals“I’m right in the middle of where I’m supposed to be.” The person who told me this was working his way out of multiple financial, emotional and legal crisis, and seemed to me pretty far from anywhere anyone would want to be.  The difference between his view and mine, however, was vision.  I saw where he was coming from; he saw where he was going.

(Plan Your Career) Deal Breakers: Avoid common mistakes during your job search

(Plan Your Career) Deal Breakers:  Avoid common mistakes during your job searchIf you donate blood on a regular basis, that’s a good thing.  But does it make you a Key Advisor to the American Red Cross?  Of course not.  Inflating work experience on a resume or job application is one of several mistakes job seekers make, leaving them wondering why no one is hiring.

Stimulus bill helps pay for college

Financing college is becoming a little easier, thanks to the 2009 economic stimulus bill. For 2009 and 2010 – perhaps longer, pending Congressional approval – several education assistance programs are being expanded by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Consider hidden costs before buying a new car

These are interesting times for potential car buyers. Because so many people have become wary of the faltering economy and are avoiding auto showrooms, nervous car manufacturers have been slashing prices, issuing rebates and offering extremely competitive financing terms – at least to people with sound credit – to lure in business.

(Plan Your Career) Facing change: You have to adapt

What new technical or specialty skill have you learned in the last year?  Think about it.  Unless you are a new graduate from a college or technical school, this might be your toughest interview question.  It seems to stump people at every career level, and it is an instant stopping point in interviews for new jobs and promotions.

For Mother's Day, help mom get organized

With Mother's Day just around the corner, wouldn't you like to show your appreciation in a way that's more meaningful than buying your mom a box of chocolates or a bunch of flowers?

U.S. Bancorp’s Anthony Kelley honored by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

A U.S. Bancorp employee has been honored by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Anthony Kelley, senior vice president and credit manager for U.S. Bancorp’s credit administration division, was named one of the Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty honorees for 2009.
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