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How to Balance Career and Family Life?

How to Balance Career and Family Life?

Balance is the most desired commodity of a human life which can’t be measured physically. From working on balancing the chemical equations to balancing our lives later, we spend our entire energy. However, balance is not an instantaneous effect. It requires a lot of patience and a proper plan. This article describes on how to obtain a balance between your career life and family life. The fact being there is no single formula for attaining a balanced life, all it depends on upon you, your career, your family and your mindset. Balancing your family life and your career requires no different strategies as you opt in organizing your workloads every day. Both of them should be bound within the respective limits and should be valued according to their weights.

Tips to Balance your Family and Career

1. Building a support network

This is extremely important you are to obtain a balance. Helping someone or being helped is the key to keeping the relationships strong. Family, as looked in earlier days, consists of a financial hand and a physical hand and the rests only go for their aims in their lives. This system has to be changed and you need to focus more on doing all the jobs as a team. However, it’s always advisable to keep the emergency and backup plans ready since surprises are a part and parcel of any plan.

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In Praise of the Nine to Five

If you do much personal finance reading, you notice some themes that show up again and again. Passive investing is huge, there’s plenty on spending less than you earn, and there’s even a sizable group of writers who stress the advantages of using leverage (although for that issue, there’s plenty of those who caution you… Continue Reading

How to Break Your Bad Financial Habits

I have plenty of bad habits.  I tend to use my credit cards without thinking of how I will pay off the debt before interest starts to be charged, I don’t keep much of an emergency fund, and I don’t shop around enough when making major purchases (or really, most any purchases).  And those are… Continue Reading

The Money Aspect of Piracy

Argh, kiddies!  Today we’re going to be taking on a particularly contentious issue in modern day society: Piracy!  So, polish up those peg legs, get out your eye patches, and teach your parrot to say ‘Walk the plank, you bilge rat’, because today is all about the costs and ethics of piracy! Well, actually, the… Continue Reading