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The Top 4 Places to Look for Jobs

Setting out on a job hunt? It’s a great idea to take a multi-pronged approach to landing your next job. The more avenues you pursue, the better your chances of finding a diverse range of options and opportunities to consider. And as the saying goes, it’s best to  “leave no stone unturned” when it comes […] Read More

What to Expect When You Stay at InTown Suites

Travel can undoubtedly be an expensive endeavor, but most people agree that the experiences gained from exploring new and unfamiliar places are truly priceless. Don’t skimp on the good stuff—spend your funds on authentic experiences. When it comes to accommodations, get the biggest bang for your buck with an extended stay property. Wondering what life […] Read More
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March Madness Snacks for the Big Game

Get ready sports fan; the biggest event on the college calendar is just around the corner! To fuel the basketball fans at your viewing party, we’ve curated a snack menu to highlight each of the tournament’s four regions—East, West, South, and Midwest. March Madness promises to be full of buzzer beaters and big plays, but these […] Read More
Chicago Green River for St. Patrick's Day

3 Destinations to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Whether you’ve got Irish roots or not, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect celebration to help you break free of those winter blahs. If you find yourself in any of these festive cities on March 17th, you’re in for a treat! Don your green garb, dust off your dancing shoes, and get ready to raise […] Read More
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Family-Friendly US Destinations for March Break

With spring break on the minds of most youth and parents in the country, it’s time to start setting your plans and determining how you’d like to spend the time. This year, why not spend some quality time together locally? Visit a park, monument, or attraction in your own city or state, or take a […] Read More
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5 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget

In some ways, creating a plan for spending and managing your money (i.e. budgeting) is the ‘easy’ part. On paper, it works—you see where funds are allocated, and you know what you’re able to save, invest, or hang onto in the end while making all other ends meet. But simply having a plan doesn’t mean […] Read More
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5 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

People often find it difficult to talk about themselves, and capturing your best qualities for a potential employer is no small feat. With a little guidance and direction, you can take the fear out of finding a job. Whether you’re on the hunt for a new opportunity, or just want to freshen up your existing […] Read More
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3 Free Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special

The day to celebrate love, romance, and that special someone in your life is fast approaching, and if you’re trying to do something special without breaking the bank, you’re in luck. Celebrating Valentine’s Day should be about creating a meaningful and memorable experience for the one you love. This does not necessarily mean spending money—there […] Read More
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Packing Tips & Tricks

Packing for a trip or an extended time away from home is never a simple task. You want to be sure you’ve covered all of the essentials, but you also want to avoid lugging around more than you really need. Needless to say, space is always of the essence when it comes to proper packing. […] Read More
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5 Things to Research Before an Interview

Taking time to familiarize yourself with an employer before you meet with them is your first responsibility as a potential candidate. Show your interviewers that you’re serious, dedicated, and interested in what they’re doing by reading up on them and developing some questions beforehand. Be prepared by researching these five things before your next job […] Read More