FNBO Direct Online Savings Bank – Safe, Secure, & FDIC Insured

September 30, 2008

FNBO Direct offers one of the best rates available for a high yield savings account and unlike many other banks is not in danger of failing.  In fact, at First National Bank of Omaha, deposits are growing and the number of customers is increasing during these troubled economic times.  So why is FNBO Direct remaining […]

Home Based Business For Busy Parents

September 29, 2008

Working from home isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be – especially when there are children in the mix! Scraping spaghetti-o’s, off the ceiling when you’re up against a deadline might make you laugh, but it really does happen when you work at home with your kids. If you want the best of both […]

Career Tips from Co-Workers Show Room for Improvement

September 28, 2008

Career tips are most valuable when they are specific and come from people who are familiar with your industry or working environment. Career Feedback Readers were inquiring about the results of the 360 degree feedback survey I ran when I left my job so I thought I’d share some of the responses.  A little background, […]

Financial Crisis and Wall Street Bailout – What Do They Mean to You?

September 27, 2008

The Wall Street bailout and the banking financial crisis are on everyone’s minds these days.  They’re consuming politics and the news coverage, filling everyone with an ominous dread of what the future holds. How to Survive the Financial Turmoil My advice is to turn off the television, radio, and ignore internet headlines.  I’m trying to bury […]

How Quitting Your Job Can Make You a Better Employee

September 26, 2008

When you leave a job behind, if you don’t solicit feedback from your co-workers, you’re missing out on a golden self-improvement opportunity. Last Day of Work Today was my last day at work, after working for this company for almost nine years I’m making a change and trying something new.  As I filled out my […]

American Express Blue Cash Rewards – Cash Back Plus Free Credit Report

September 24, 2008

Blue cash from American Express is our pick for best cash back credit card.  The reason we use the amex blue cash card for the majority of our purchases is the cash back it offers at gas stations, supermarkets, and department stores.  Cash Back The Blue Cash card starts earning higher cash back on everyday purchases […]

Working From Home – Making Money While Working In A Job That Fits Your Life

September 23, 2008

Working from home. For many people it’s just a pipe dream, a fantasy that they don’t know how to make happen. It doesn’t have to be that way though. There really are a ton of ways to legitimately work from home. Let’s talk about a few of those options, and some ways that you can […]

It’s the End of the World as We Know it… is Your Bank Fine?

September 22, 2008

As I’m sure you all know, the financial markets took a beating last week.  As we wait to see what the government does to “eliminate toxic debt” and how the markets react, it could be another interesting week on Wall Street. I’ve tried to not write about the events too much, I didn’t want to […]

FDIC Insured Banks – Are Online Savings Accounts FDIC Insured?

September 20, 2008

FDIC insurance on bank accounts is one of the things helping consumers sleep a little easier during these crazy financial market conditions. Online savings accounts that are insured by FDIC should have no different protection than funds kept in a local bank that’s FDIC insured.  A good friend of mine and asked me last night if […]

How to Make Your Job Better or Find a Better Job

September 20, 2008

If you love your job, consider yourself lucky, there are many people that hate their boss, their job, and what they do. If you are unhappy with your job, you owe it to yourself to figure out what it is about the work that you don’t enjoy and change it.  Life’s too short to spend it […]

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