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The Best Industries for Career Growth in 2015

Got big plans for your career in 2015? The good news is there should be plenty of opportunity – if you know where to look and how to position yourself accordingly. That’s what the latest SoFi Quarterly Employment Trends report revealed when we released it at the end of last year (the full report is available to SoFi members – contact me for details).

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5 Financial Moves to Make Before 2014 Ends

The holiday season can be a frenetic one as you juggle your normally busy work schedule with the added stress of shopping, social engagements and travel. But it’s also an important time of year to think about your finances. Not only is this a chance to get your financial house in order for 2015, but it also allows you to take advantage of certain money-saving measures that must be implemented before Jan. 1.

Here are 5 financial moves to consider between now and ringing in the New Year:

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How to Optimize Your Online Personal Brand

Do you ever wonder if potential employers are Googling you before they even invite you in for a job interview? Well, wonder no more – because in most cases, the answer is yes.

Employers will often do online due diligence before making contact with a candidate. With the amount of info that’s publicly available online today, they can use the web to do everything from vetting credentials to identifying potential risks related to faulty hires.

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Starting a Successful Business While Having Student Loan Debt Is Totally Possible

 The views expressed in the blog are the author’s view and not the expressed views of SoFi. This article provides general information about the subject matter and does not purport to provide individualized tax or financial planning advice.

It’s a common story: your friend or family member has “a million dollar idea,” but doesn’t have the money or wherewithal to back it. Then another person comes along and invents it, getting all the money and notoriety that comes along with it. While it was nothing more than an idea in your Aunt Debbie’s head, she still takes it personally whenever she hears about it on the news. Who knew that a social network for dogs would take off?

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