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Turning unemployment into funemployment

By on December 4th, 2012 • Career, College & Career, job loss, unemployment, Life

  If you’ve recently been laid off or are in the middle of a job search that seems to be going nowhere, the term “funemployment” probably sounds annoying.

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One World Futbols are a great example of long-term sustainability in giving

Ed. Note: Don’t forget to participate in our Giving Challenge for a chance to win money for a charity or cause of your choosing.

When I was a seven-year-old towhead living in Shaqlawa, Iraq while my parents worked for a humanitarian organization after the Gulf War, it was the soccer ball my three-year-old brother and I kicked out on the brick street under the ancient mulberry tree in front of our house that transcended the language and cultural barrier and integrated us with the neighborhood kids.

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Shaking the Nickel Bush: Laundering money with old appliances

By on November 13th, 2012 • making money, Life

Shaking the nickel bush is the act of making money with your own ingenuity, skills, and luck. The phrase comes from Ralph Moody’s excellent book of the same name. Here’s how we’ve shaken the nickel bush.

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Decluttering my cosmetics collection

By on November 6th, 2012 • declutter, simplify, Life

I admit that I’m a beauty product junkie. If it promises to plump, lashify, de-wrinkle, and de-puff in all the right places, I’m on it.

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Reinventing The Sack Lunch: Pack a lunch that makes your friends jealous

By Cody Wetmore on November 1st, 2012 • Food, Saving, Life

Tired of squashed sammiches for lunch? A well-planned lunch can make your day--and meal.

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Hire Me!: Real stories of landing a steady paycheck

With the 150-odd million other job seekers out there, what are you going to do to stand out?

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Unordinary Fundraisers: 10 ideas to shake up your money-making activities

By brass Staff on November 1st, 2012 • Activism, Fundraising, School, Life

There's a new fundraiser on the block. 10 of them, actually.

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Odd Jobs: 10 careers you didn't know existed

By brass Staff on November 1st, 2012 • Careers, College & Career, Jobs, Life

Want a job unlike anyone else's?

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Life Of The Party: How to host a blowout bash

By Ashley Backus on November 1st, 2012 • Food, Going to college, Lifehacks, Moving out, Music, Life

Don't let your party crash. Plan ahead, and it won't burn out. 

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What's Manlier Than Dirt?: Man-scented candles by Hart Main

ManCans aren't just candles. They're candles with a purpose. 

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