College Word to the Wise Blog

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Need a Health Fix?

A word to the wise: Everyone wants a quick fix. But have you ever considered that a “quick fix” can often be just changing one small thing about your lifestyle? If you don’t exercise,...

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6 Productivity Hacks

A word to the wise: According to Dictionary.com, productivity is “the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input.” Essentially productivity is...

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The 50/20/30 Budget Rule

A word to the wise: The 50/20/30 budget rule, made popular in the book “All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan”, written by Elizabeth Warren, is simple in theory. Based on your after-tax...

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How to Prepare for an Exam

A word to the wise: Tests are unavoidable. While we are in school they are a regular activity and when we are professionals they become a part of our educational upgrades and certifications. Even...

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Effective vs. Efficient

A word to the wise: You may think that being effective and efficient is the same thing, however, there is a small difference that is very important to understand. To maximize your productivity, your...

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Sticking with Your Workout Program

A word to the wise: Starting a new workout program is easy. Sticking with a workout program is much harder. Think about why you are doing it, break it down into stages, use motivation,...

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Saving Money on Monthly Payments

A word to the wise: Monthly payments are destroying your finances. Monthly payments don’t seem so bad, but when you add them up to yearly totals, they become much more significant. To save yourself a ton...