Is College Really Worth It? Cost-Benefit Analysis
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by George Plus Kate
2y ago
The average cost of 4-year courses in public colleges have more than doubled in the last 30 years. Student loan debt in the US is at an all-time high of $1.75 trillion, growing 6 times faster than the nation’s economy. What’s more, almost 43 million Americans have a federal student loan debt averaging $37,105. This leads us to the big question: is college worth it? According to 58% of Americans, yes, college is still a good investment. 36% said it isn’t. To get a clear answer, we did a cost-benefit analysis. How Expensive Is College? The average annual cost of college in the US has tripled in ..read more
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How to Set Up a Home Office on a Shoestring Budget
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by admin
3y ago
In this post I’ll explore the all the necessary furniture and accessories you need to create a budget home office. If there is one place where you should invest time and money decorating, it is your home office. If you spend hours on end working in your home office, there are so many ways that its design can affect your productivity and physical health. Every element, from furniture design to lighting, affects your productivity.  This is even more crucial for people who work from home. Trends have shown that working from home was surging in popularity even before the current pandemic as i ..read more
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3 Ideas for Creating the Perfect DIY Sofa Bed
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by admin
3y ago
Are you looking to get a sofa bed to entertain overnight guests? Why not look into making your own? Not only could you potentially be saving a lot of money, it’s a fun project that the whole family can get into. Get more out of your living space by creating your very own sofa bed. If you have a small studio flat, you can use it as a sofa during the day and a bed at night. For tiny homes, it’s the perfect bed for whenever you have a guest. What’s more, the DIY sofa beds that we’ve compiled below are not just your run-of-the-mill sofa beds, but multifunction furniture with shelves and additional ..read more
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Ideas for Reusing Old Wine Bottles
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by admin
3y ago
Now here’s a pretty way to upcycle old wine bottles. Coat the outside of the bottle with some snazzy paint and you’ve got yourself a custom vase. How cute is this grouping? Use outdoor-grade paint and you could string the bottles from the branches of a tree! Supplies Leftover paint Painters tape Brushes Well-ventilated area Big thanks to my talented friend Lindsay Agnew for this awesome DIY transformation. Paint the outside of empty wine bottles and give them new life as a vaseUpcycle Old Wine Bottles from Pretty Frugal LivingFill with wildflowers and display in an outdoor areaSome ..read more
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How to Create a Homemade Almond and Oatmeal Face Scrub
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by admin
3y ago
This face scrub is a must-try for anyone looking to slough away grime and dead skin in a more natural way. I always have a batch in my bathroom and love using it twice a week. I checked with a dermatologist and he gave the recipe and big A-Ok! Ingredients 1/4 cup almonds 1/4 cup oatmeal Spice Grinder Blitz the almonds and oatmeal into a powder. Aim for the consistency of breadcrumbs. Put a teaspoon into your palm and mix it into a messy paste with a touch of water (or milk). Gently apply the scrub to your face and work it in a circular motion. This is going to remove makeup and exfoliate. If ..read more
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Virtual Assistant Hourly Rates Compared – Guide for Entrepreneurs
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by George Plus Kate
3y ago
Virtual assistants have become a critical asset for many entrepreneurs these days. The question is, what are the standard rates for hiring a VA, and how much should you actually pay? The fact is, hourly rates for VA varies greatly across the board, as every virtual assistant is free to set his/her own rates. However, clear differences emerge when you look at VA pay based on country. In this post, I’ll provide some insight on how much it costs to hire a VA based on geography, and the best VAs to turn to based on the type of task you want help with. VA Hourly Rates from Around the World Compared ..read more
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Best Ways to Save Money for College Education: A Guide for Parents and Teens
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by Marian
3y ago
When it comes to expenses, college education ranks high up there for any young adult. According to Statistics Canada, undergraduate students paid an average of CAN$6,580 for the last school year, which was 1.7% more than the average for 2019/2020.  American colleges are showing similar hikes in tuition fees. In fact, US News reports that the numbers are expected to be higher for the school year 2021-2022. There are other costs to think about as well, like books, transportation, and school miscellaneous fees (like the library fee). However, costs shouldn’t deter people from going to colleg ..read more
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Top 10 Sites and Apps to Teach Korean Students English Online (Make Up to $21 per Hour)
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by George Plus Kate
3y ago
English fever – this is what the Koreans call their zeal for English education. They believe that learning English, especially at a young age, can boost their social status and increase their chances of getting into a prestigious university or landing good jobs. The problem is that the current education system in South Korea still focuses on passive English learning like grammar, reading, and listening. This is why so many Koreans turn to online English teachers to fill in the learning gap. This is where you can come in as a native English speaker. With an affluent population and many mature o ..read more
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10 Best Live Chat Operator Jobs from Home (Flexible Hours)
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by George Plus Kate
4y ago
Looking for a real job you can just roll out of bed and start working on and get paid? If you enjoy helping people and have good typing skills, a reliable Internet connection, and a computer or laptop, a live chat operator job might just be what you’re looking for. Depending on your skill set and work experience, working as a live chat agent can earn you about $8 to $15 per hour. You don’t have to commute, you can wear whatever you want, and you’ll be able to balance raising a family much easier at the same time. If this sounds like a good deal for you, then just read on for my list of compani ..read more
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Best Budget Gaming Chairs Under $50
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by George Plus Kate
4y ago
Are you a console or PC gamer in need of a gaming chair, but on an absolute shoestring budget? Well, how does $50 or less sound for a chair sound? Yes they do exist, and no, they’re not made of cardboard. In this guide I’ll show you the best gaming chairs you can get for under $50. While they won’t have all the niceties of a full blown gaming chair, they are still miles ahead of sitting on the floor, or that wooden chair you may have been using for gaming that leaves you with that terrible back and neck pain afterwards. ONIVA Ventura Portable Reclining Seat My #1 pick for a gaming chair that ..read more
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