If you’ve changed jobs a few times over the years or possibly relocated, chances are you’ve left behind a string of retirement and other accounts along the way. This can make your financial life complicated and difficult to manage.
More importantly, maintaining a number of accounts at a variety of different financial institutions is not the same thing as diversification. All good reasons why consolidating your assets with one financial service provider can provide some key benefits.
First, let’s consider two obvious benefits of consolidation: convenience and simplicity.
Although I was only in seventh grade when the attacks happen I can still remember exactly where I was and what I was doing. I was at school, on my way to band to be exact, and when my classmates and I walked into the room our teacher had the TV on watching the news.
He then informed us of what happened in New York — that the Trade Towers had been bombed.
You have to hand it to Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. It’s reached a success level that few, if any, public bodies ever attain. On June 2, the board of aldermen made everybody happy.
That’s the night the board unanimously approved the city’s first neighborhood conservation overlay district. The historic vote came after the board also unanimously agreed to remove from the plan one street that’s on the edge of the new district.
Suddenly — well, maybe not so suddenly — both supporters of and challengers to the original plan were happy.
Question: I am job hunting. I had a series of interviews with a company and thought they were interested. Now they tell me I am not a good fit for the position. I am very frustrated and discouraged by this news. To be honest, my confidence is shot and I am having trouble motivating myself to continue the job search. How do people put up with this process?
Answer: Would you allow yourself to play a mind game with me?
Let’s go back and imagine yourself in the last job interview you had.