Just because Monday morning marks the end of your weekend, you don’t have to treat it like the end of your life.

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If you are employed full-time, there’s a good chance that your least favorite day of the week is Monday. That’s because most regular employees get Saturday and Sunday off work, and are sad to see their weekend come to an end. However, there are some ways that you can make Mondays a little less awful if you really dread them.

Be Thankful That You Have a Job

While holding down a job does require sacrifice (giving up your free time) and hard work on your part, it does provide you with one very important benefit: an ability to earn a…


5 tips to making meetings more productive and less time-consuming.

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Meetings help organizations plan projects, discuss challenges, and solve problems. However, not all meetings turn out to be very productive — especially if they are disorganized. If you don’t want to waste everyone’s time with a badly planned and poorly-executed meeting, then you need to put in the time and effort to ensure that it’s productive.

1. Define a Clear Objective and Agenda for the Meeting

There’s a reason that you are planning to call a meeting. Hopefully, it’s an important one. Assuming so, you will want to make sure that every participant understands the importance of what you are…


The SECURE Act made sweeping changes to retirement savings plans.

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In late 2019, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law sweeping changes to retirement accounts known as the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. However, most Americans are unfamiliar with the law and how it impacts retirement plans. The law’s main goal is to make it easier for workers to save money for retirement. Here are the most important takeaways from the SECURE Act.

1. More Part-Time Workers Eligible for Retirement Plans

Most employee retirement plans have only been offered to full-time employees. However, the SECURE Act now requires companies to offer part-time workers the same…


A carbon tax could generate the revenue needed to provide Americans with a universal basic income.

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Many economists say that the two biggest financial challenges facing the United States are climate change and income inequality. According to these economists, if nothing changes, future generations of Americans will see a lower standard of living. One idea to combat both of these problems is to tax carbon and then use the revenue to provide every American a universal basic income.

The overwhelming consensus among scientists is that the planet is getting hotter as a result of higher carbon levels. (Burning fossil fuels emits carbon into the atmosphere). Ideally, since higher carbon levels are bad for the environment, it…

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