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Interviewing Skills: Part 3 Controlling the Interview

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Part Two discussed how to get the interview. The next step is controlling the interview to …

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Interviewing Skills: Part 2 Getting the Interview

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  Part One discussed how to narrow the field and choose an industry or companies you would like to work with. Once you decide which career path you would like to pursue, the next challenge is getting …

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Interviewing Skills: Part 1 Narrowing the Field

It’s that time of year where soon-to-be college graduates are trying to land his or her first “real job.”  However, before that job begins, you have to get through the interview. Bob Mahoney, President and CEO of Belmont Savings Bank, offers his interviewing tips in this 3-part Mahoney Money Minute. This first segment is Narrowing …

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Mistakes You Could Be Making When Saving For Retirement

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Everyone knows that saving for retirement is a good idea because you want to be able to retire on time and with enough money to live comfortably. However, not everyone actually does it or goes about it the right way. These are five mistakes that you could be making when saving for retirement. Throwing Away …

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How to Manage a Wedding Budget

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Putting together a wedding can be a stressful time for everyone involved. Not only do you have to worry about pulling together guests and vendors from all over the country to create the perfect day, but you also have to manage a budget that you have set for yourself. Everyone would like a million dollar …

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How to Protect your Online Identity

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With the evolution of the Internet, cyber criminals are always on the hunt to steal personal information for their benefit. As a matter of fact, every three seconds someone’s online information is stolen. There are a number of effective strategies to protect yourself against online identity theft. Social Media Sites With social media platforms like …

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Savings on Flights When Taking a Vacation: Figuring out which flights are cheapest in the end

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We all know a few tricks with regard to getting a deal on a flight(s). For example, most experienced flyers know that tickets are expensive around the holidays and that being willing to fly on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday can save a noticeable amount of money. However, there are other tricks of the trade …

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How to pay your friends when you don’t have cash

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As more and more people routinely use credit cards, debit cards and other forms of electronic payment for everyday monetary needs, paper cash is becoming less and less of a necessity. Why would you bother to find exact change in line at the coffee shop and hold up all other patrons in the process when …

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