Three Financial Concepts You Didn’t Learn In School

Financial concepts can be confusing to teach and learn about. School’s typically do not take the responsibility of teaching kids about them, and the task if left up to the parents. Whether you’re the student or the teacher in this situation, here are three financial concepts worth knowing about.

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Want to be an excellent leader at work? If so, you likely need to have a considerable amount of emotional intelligence in the workplace. Emotional intelligence aids leaders motivate, connect with, empathize, understand, and rally their work force. See if you have the emotional intelligence it takes.

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7 Lessons You’ll Learn at Your First “Real Job”

Whoever said work is called work for a reason knew what she was talking about. Your first real job may come with some eye-opening experiences. But the best employees learn valuable lessons from each of these experiences and turn them into successful work tenures or careers.

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The Benefits of Good Workplace Posture

Would you believe that working on good workplace posture can quickly increase productivity, decrease stress levels, and make you look and feel more confident. It’s true. Find out what other benefits posture can provide to you.

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Long-term Disability Insurance or Long Term Care Insurance: Which is Best for You?

Even though long-term disability insurance and long-term care insurance sound like they could be similar types of insurance, they are very different. Learn the differences between them and which one may be best for your particular situation.

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The Importance of Emotional Support Animals

Look around your classrooms, offices, nursing homes, or even dorm rooms. Nowadays, emotional support animals (ESA) can be seen almost anywhere alongside their beloved owners. These animals which are typically dogs or cats can provide emotional support to their owners who may need it for any number of reasons.

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How to Help Prevent Suicide Among Veterans

PTSD. Anxiety. Depression. These are some of the conditions that veterans and active duty service members face. Left untreated, veterans may become hopeless and choose to end their lives. We owe it to all service members to listen, help, and act in their regard before it is too late.

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Skipping Work Breaks: The Secret to Productivity?

You may think that you’re productive because you eat at your desk and skip breaks. But you would be wrong. Evidence suggests that work breaks add to your productivity. A work break clears your mind, stimulates creativity, reduces stress, and lowers your risk of physical ailments.

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Time to Debunk These Persistent Disability Insurance Myths

Disability insurance myths are pervasive. Disability myths are somewhat dangerous because they may prevent you from protecting your greatest financial asset—your ability to earn a paycheck. When you think of disability insurance, do you think about insurance that covers disability due to a relatively severe accident? Many people do. What about the chance of a disability happening to you? You are a careful person and you have a desk job. No need for disability insurance, right? Well, the preceding scenarios make up two of the larger disability insurance myths. It makes you wonder how many other disability insurance myths you believe.

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5 Steps for Setting Work Boundaries

Setting work boundaries may be a difficult thing to do because we are so worried about what others may think. However, once we set them we gain peace of mind and start to work on important things versus trivial things. To set boundaries, listen to your gut to determine what you are comfortable with. Then create and communicate your limits…and stick to them.

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