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education and career

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a little something on the side?

side income sources are more popular than you think
I work in a team of around 21 people, including myself. Of those 21 people, seven (that I know of) have source of income aside from their jobs. Three are landlords, two are basically ebay dealers, and the other has a custom printing business (and there’s me, [...]

gap years are good

Some things are very culture specific.
I’ve never met an educated Brit who hadn’t been abroad. Never.
More than half of all Americans don’t own a passport.
I view overseas travel as an important part of life. Really, when it comes down to it, I don’t think there’s a very good substitute and that someone who hasn’t travelled [...]

keeping your head in a recession

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall,
All the King’s horses and all the King’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.
From my vantage point, it looks suspiciously like a recession is inevitable. In the UK, we haven’t had one for about 15 years, so given the boom and bust cycle we’re about due [...]

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