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Raise Yourself: How to Get Your Next Promotion

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I have two important milestones for career success: Have I received a holiday box of Harry & David pears from someone who wants business from me? Can I pull off wearing one of those blue button up shirts with a white collar? I’ve accomplished neither so far. As a consolation prize, however, I’ve reached a nice rung on the corporate…

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How to Beat the Financial Monsters

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All photos courtesy of the phenomenal Douglas. Follow him on Instagram @jedimasterbuilder! True Horror. I won’t look at it. Instead, I press my nose to the window and squint eighteen stories down. There’s a news van below. I swivel to my computer screen to search the news, leaving a vapor of breath on the window. They’re reporting about a death.…

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How to Make Six Figures Even Bigger (Or, Avoid What I Did)

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I don’t know how I made it home that night. My legs were moving, but I was flying. The meeting was hours old but still fresh in mind as I made my way (however it happened) across 57th Street. “Here,” he had said, teetering forward, sliding the paper across the desk, then rocking back to recline, hands stretching behind his…

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Little Rhett’s Corvette (Baby, You’re Much Too Fast), or: How to Spend Like a Millionaire (Part 1)

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  Last year was a great one for Rhett. He graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University and landed a job with Boeing as an aerospace engineer, making $62,000 a year. He rents an apartment in Redondo Beach, which he shares with a college roommate. He’s well on his way. To celebrate his accomplishments, he bought himself a new black Corvette…

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