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2014-08-04 23:05:47

Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than one-half of the states mandate a course in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than...

2014-07-31 23:01:36

New updates to Career Key's valid career test incorporate a science-based decision-making process to help people successfully navigate a career change. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Deciding how to make a career change can be stressful. Career guidance leader Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, has updated its valid career test to incorporate a science-based decision-making process to help alleviate that stress and help people make a successful career change. According to a...

2014-07-24 23:13:37

Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp (http://www.dmcconline.org), a nonprofit credit counseling organization (DMCC), launches a simple to use online calculator to help borrowers quickly calculate federal student loan repayment options at no charge. The launch comes with a caution for students in debt trouble to be wary of profiteering debt relief companies charging high fees and urges borrows to seek low cost student loan help through nonprofit consumer credit counseling. Lighthouse...

2014-07-14 23:06:16

July 16, 2014 is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be conscious of protecting those who defend our country. The National Foundation for Credit Counseling is proud to do their part to protect servicemembers from financial abuse every day of the year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 July 16, 2014, is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be...

2014-07-08 23:04:12

Misconceptions may keep consumers from reaching out for the help they need. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Successfully managing money starts with making smart financial decisions, often requiring a fair degree of financial competence. Nevertheless, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) June online poll revealed that the majority of respondents were not fully confident when managing their finances, with more than one in four (26%) wishing they didn’t have to...

2014-07-03 23:06:51

This brand new app is being promoted to help people suffering from mental health pressures such as depression, phobias, confidence issues and low self esteem. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The ‘My Inner Voice’ app has been specifically designed for people with mental and emotional issues that have made their lives increasingly difficult. Problems such as social phobias, panic attacks, anxiety disorders, depression and excessive daily stress are debilitating and can...

2014-07-01 23:04:26

This July 4, 2014 the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) challenges Americans to declare their own personal financial independence by making a commitment to become free from the bondage of debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Each summer Americans take pride in celebrating the Fourth of July, the day that commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Declaration Independence proclaiming the country’s freedom from what is now known as the United Kingdom. This July 4,...

2014-06-30 23:02:33

Ce-Classes.com is offering a series of online training and continuing education classes for health care professionals. The series is targeted to assist Healthcare professionals who work with people who have mental health disorders. Fort lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they have renewed offering a series of evidenced based classes for healthcare professionals new continuing education course for Nurses. These courses have been created in response to...

Many Agressive Co-Workers May Not Even Know They Are Jerks
2014-06-30 14:13:03

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Columbia Business School suggests that people who are aggressive at work probably don’t realize they are being too pushy and assertive. “Finding the middle ground between being pushy and being a pushover is a basic challenge in social life and the workplace. We’ve now found that the challenge is compounded by the fact that people often don’t know how others see their assertiveness. In the...

2014-06-23 23:07:35

NFCC 2009 Client of the Year encourages others to take the first step. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Paying off close to $123,000 of debt in less than five years is a great accomplishment. Remaining debt free for five more years is arguably even more amazing, but that’s exactly what Kandy and Russ Hildebrandt have done. As the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) Clients of the Year from 2009, the Hildebrandts are now celebrating their five-year anniversary of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'