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Question: Why Are Soft Skills So Important in the Workplace?

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Sep 22, 2017
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Career, Current Events, Employment, Question of the Day
Tim: In the course of two days, I had three educators approach me to ask whether we had any activities or ideas to help their students develop the "soft skills" to thrive in today's workplace. So, we did what we always do and developed a game plan to create one. In the meantime, Danielle took the initiative (a "soft skill") to write a blog post with useful resources for educators ------------------ Danielle's post: More and more, employers are seeking to hire those who have “soft...

Millennials and the Future of Sustainable Investing

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Sep 21, 2017
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Article, Personal Finance, Generosity
Generation Y, a.k.a. Millennials, are the largest generation on the planet right now since the Baby Boomers. Their spending and investment habits are becoming more predictable with most arrows pointing to an increase in sustainable investing.   Recently, a Visual Capitalist article published a study that found that investments in social change issues have risen by 33% in the last two years--mainly thanks to Millennials. Perhaps this escalation in sustainable investing can be attributed to a...

Question: What's Your Tolerance for Risk?

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Sep 21, 2017
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Investing, Stocks, Index Funds, Article, Question of the Day
One of the most fundamental questions when creating an investment plan is assessing how one feels about risk, or to put it more specifically, how does one feel about losing money. If you feel the need to check your investment portfolio every hour or so fearing an incipient crash, well you might not do well with a 100% stock portfolio. Similarly if you are a buy and hold (and forget) type, and you understand the value of long-term investing and bought more stock in 2008 when the stock market...

Question: Should You Take that Pay Raise If It Bumps You To Higher Tax Bracket?

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Sep 20, 2017
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Taxes, Question of the Day
Answer: Yes. Apparently this is one of the biggest misconceptions that folks have about our tax system. Marketplace.org takes it from here (3:38 audio): -------- Looking for more NGPF Tax Resources? Go To Tax Page to see tax resources including lessons, activities and questions of the day. ...