5 Career Tips for Recent College Graduates

Class of 2017,

Congratulations! You made it. You did the homework assignments. You completed the group projects. You wrote the papers. And you passed the exams. Now you are officially a college graduate.

For many college graduates, the next step is diving into a career. If this is you, here are a few tips to get you started:

How to Get Up Off the Mat After A Financial Knockout Punch

Financially difficult times can hit anyone. Sometimes, they are the result of a few poor money decisions. Sometimes, they are completely out of the person’s control.

When they hit, you feel like you’ve been delivered a knockout punch. And as you lay on the mat, you wonder if you will ever be able to get back up again.

You can.

5 Fears That Are Costing You Your Retirement

When it comes to retirement, statistics tell us that most of us are in trouble.

The Bible tells us the importance of preparing for the future:

Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches. The son who gathers during summer is prudent; the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful (Proverbs 10:4-5).

How to Bounce Back After Losing Your Job

Losing your job can be a painful experience.

I’ve met several people who have been through job loss.

Every person tends to react differently. Some find themselves in a haze, unable to get a grasp on reality. They are quiet and sad. Some feel as though they are in a whirlwind, chaos seems to be everywhere. They are verbose and frantic.

And they all find themselves asking, “What do I do next?”