How schools are failing working parents — and how some are helping

How schools are failing working parents — and how some are helping

how schools fail working parents (Lidan Chen/for The Washington Post) I had gritted my teeth through most of the school-related demands at odds with my working mom life. The midmorning concerts and late-afternoon ­parent-teacher conferences. The mandatory “volunteer” slots at after-school drama club rehearsals. The half days that, for some reason, preceded every school vacation. The final straw came when a new after-school program didn’t have space for my son. I vented on Facebook and quickly learned I wasn’t alone. I heard from fellow working parents who had plenty of…

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SBI PO Prelims result 2018 expected in a few days, here’s how to check

SBI PO Prelims result 2018 expected in a few days, here’s how to check

The State Bank of India (SBI) is expected to declare the results of the preliminary examination for the recruitment of 2,000 probationary officers (PO) in the state-run bank on its official website on July 15. Category-wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the preliminary exam, which were held on July 1, 7 and 8, to shortlist candidates for the main exam. Here’s how to check SBI PO Prelims result 2018 after it is declared: 1) Visit the career section of SBI’s official website…

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How Postponing Student Loan Payments Raises Costs

How Postponing Student Loan Payments Raises Costs

It may be better to pay at least a small amount towards student debt through income-based repayment programs than to choose forbearance and accrue capitalized interest. (SIphotography/Getty Images) Postponing payment on student loans can be tempting for many new graduates who feel cash-crunched, but doing so can lead to ballooning payments down the road. Borrowers can postpone their monthly loan payments with forbearance, but unpaid interest during forbearance still accrues and capitalizes. This means accrued interest is added to the principal, and the interest will be calculated based on the new, higher balance. “I went the…

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How One Provocative LinkedIn Post Can Transform Your Career

How One Provocative LinkedIn Post Can Transform Your Career

“What if this plane goes down?” Marcus A. Murphy sat down in his seat, anticipating a relaxing, yet productive flight on his way to San Francisco. Suddenly, the conversation in the row before him invaded his consciousness, and he couldn’t help but overhear the dialogue … “Hey, what’s your name? Where are you going? What do you do for a living?” Murphy cringed as he quickly realized the context of the “conversation” and recognized the tragedy taking place. Before their impending flight, Murphy overhead the “Middle-Seat Man” trying to sell…

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How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

As we continue to look forward to the start of the NFL season in a few months, the Dallas Cowboys released a very cool video in which they asked several Dallas Cowboys draft picks how they would liked to be remembered for their time in Dallas before they even start their Cowboys careers. The team posted the video to their official Twitter account on Thursday. Watch below to see the responses from Leighton Vander Esch, Michael Gallup, Connor Williams and others. [“Source-foxsports”]

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HPSSSB clerk exam result 2018 declared, here’s how to check

HPSSSB clerk exam result 2018 declared, here’s how to check

HPSSSB Clerk result 2018: Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSSB) on Tuesday declared the results for the post of clerk, junior office assistant, assistant chemist. At the same time, it has also released the mark list for data entry operator, group instructor and tourism information officer posts. The detailed results can be found on the official website of Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSSB): hpsssb.hp.gov.in. A screen grab of HPSSSB’s website. Candidates can check for results on the website. ( hpsssb.hp.gov.in) A total of 360 candidates have been selected for the post…

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How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation that will offer money for skilled jobs training. This is the fifth year in a row that the organization has offered its Work Ethic Scholarship, which is taking applications through June 4. The amount awarded has not been specified in terms of dollars, but the organization refers to it as a “pile of money” and, in a video announcing…

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How to Get Student Loans When Returning to School

How to Get Student Loans When Returning to School

  If you’re looking to advance your career or increase your earning potential, going back to school for a master’s degree or professional certification can be an important step. However, the cost of returning to school can be expensive. According to education resource Peterson’s, tuition at a public university totals nearly $30,000. A private university could cost you close to $40,000. If you don’t have that much money in the bank, and few people do, you’ll likely have to turn to student loans to cover the bill. How to get student…

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Are you paying education loan; here’s how you can avail tax benefit

Are you paying education loan; here’s how you can avail tax benefit

Among many categories of debt, education loan is one of them which helps students to accomplish their studies either in India or in foreign country. With this financial support, provided at low-interest rates, youngsters have been facilitated by the government to pursue their dreams. Here are key benefits of education loan, as per PolicyBazaar. Anyone can opt for Education loan to study in India for graduate, post-graduate, professional and/or doctoral courses/degrees.  Loan cannot be assigned to the student alone, the parent or guardian needs to be co-signor for the loan….

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New Career, New You: How To Navigate A Career Change

New Career, New You: How To Navigate A Career Change

For many of us, work takes up a large portion of our life. Therefore, it’s natural that we tend to adopt our work as part of who we are. We say things like, “I am a lawyer” or use the term “we” when referring to the company we work for. But, what happens if you’re not passionate about what you do? When you’re not happy with how you spend your days? When you realize that maybe you don’t want to be, do, or work for X? When this happens, things can get…

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