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How One Woman Took the Leap From Employee to Business Owner

By on Feb 23, 2015 in Business, Passion | 5 comments

Tell us a bit about yourself and your business: My name is Melanie and I’m a freelance writer, brand connector, and debt-busting enthusiast who writes at DearDebt. I provide fresh and engaging content for a variety of personal finance websites and love to connect people through events and social media. My two obsessions? Karaoke and Ceviche. Why did you want to own...

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Do You Love What You Do?

By on Jun 6, 2012 in Career, Passion | 0 comments

One of the biggest tragedies is when people work in jobs they don’t like to just “get by.” Don’t get me wrong, I understand that there are circumstances where people need to do this so they can pay their bills. But the tragedy is when they do it for 30 years. Why not find a career you would love and go after it? There is a documentary coming...

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Aligning Your Passion with Your Vocation – Part Deuce

By on Jul 29, 2010 in Job, Passion | 0 comments

As you are probably aware, I started a new job as a Financial Planner. Fitting I know. Well, it turns out that if you work in the Financial Industry that you are regulated, in some respects, by the SEC. I did some research and it appears as though I am in the clear as long as I don’t charge you any money or try to solicit business from you. And that is...

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Aligning Your Passion with Your Vocation – Part 1

By on May 7, 2010 in Job, Passion | 4 comments

A quote that has been ringing in my head over the past year is one by Thomas Edison: “find a job that you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I thought to my self, ‘is this possible?’ Well, I am about to find out. On May 17th, I will start my new career as a Financial Planner with Ronald Blue and Company. This is an...

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