After receiving a job opportunity, it can be intimidating to try and negotiate your salary. Many people are afraid to even try, assuming that a company’s first offer is their only offer. However, this is not true! If you believe that your work may be worth more depending on past experience or education, it may be worth presenting a counteroffer with some rebuttal points. In addition, even at a job that you are already committed to, there is no harm in bringing up a raise during any performance reviews that you may have. Here are a few tips to get you started!
There were no more clear demarcations indicating when work, checking emails and working on assignments ended and when sleep, time-off and relaxing began. It should be less about being the most successful kid on the block or the most famous alumnus and a little bit more about happiness, contentment and internal parameters.
Bank or Credit Union? Banks are not the only financial institutions that help your money grow; enter the credit union. If you haven't heard of a credit union it may offer different services and experiences that you may need. Both banks and credit unions are federally insured. Banks are insured by the FDIC and federally … Continue reading Credit Union or Bank?
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series focused on connecting high-achieving high-school seniors with large, fall deadline scholarships. This week, the series will be focusing on the Carl’s Junior Scholarship. Make sure to keep reading until the end to hear from Giao Nguyen, a 2020 recipient, and to learn some of her personal tips for future applicants!
Four scholarships that students should apply for to help lessen the financial burden.
College is expensive, and that’s the easiest way to say it. Along with tuition, many students face problems with housing, books and supplies, and food insecurity. Students have long, often hard days with mentally tasking subjects and assignments, and to have the energy for those tasks, they have to eat. Meal plans can be extremely expensive on top of tuition, and eating out every day isn’t feasible for a wallet, especially in a college town where prices can often be inflated. How do you deal with a problem like this, a seemingly unending problem that you have to solve at least three times a day? Below, I’ll give tips for dealing with food insecurity in college, and ways to combat it.
Congrats, you've just received a scholarship! Now you just need to write a thank you letter to the donors. Read about how to write one!
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence article series intended to introduce high achieving rising high-school seniors to large, fall-deadline scholarships. This week, Funding Your Future will highlight the Horatio Alger Association scholarship and the many benefits that it could provide future recipients. Make sure to continue reading until the end to see student perspective and advice from Nicholas Rutherford and Josue Herrera Rivera, two recent recipients of the scholarship.
Funding Your Future is a General Intelligence series designed to bring large, fall-deadline scholarships to the attention of capable and outstanding rising high-school seniors. This week, the series will focus on the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship program. Make sure to stay reading until the end to learn more about the scholarship program from a student perspective!
Credit cards are a great way to learn and manage your finances as a college student and young adult. Knowing its significance and mastering the terms will allow you to prosper financially and hopefully avoid any fees and low credit score in the future!