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Everything You Need to Know About Tuition Reimbursement

Pursuing a college degree while working a full- or part-time job is more common than you think. Nearly 30 percent of undergraduate students in the U.S. are over the age of 25 and finishing a degree after entering the workforce. Balancing your career with college coursework introduces a range of complexities, both personal and financial; […]

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Brunch Full of Color

Throughout the state, New Hampshire has some pretty amazing museums! Whether you’re checking out the Currier Museum of Art or the Millyard Museum in Manchester, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (and planetarium!) in Concord, the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, the Fells Estate in Newbury, the Franklin Pierce homes in Concord or Hillsboro, Strawbery Banke in […]

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Freelancing as a Firewall

Mark Twain once said that “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Apparently the Congressional Budget Office didn’t get the memo. The Congressional Budget Office recently updated their 10-year deficit projections. They estimate that “federal debt held by the public is projected to grow steadily, from 79 percent of GDP in […]

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My Housing Story: Hilary Lane

Not long ago, I wrote about what millennials want. Well, don’t take my word for it! To further demystify what the millennial generation wants, I took my own advice and asked a millennial! This series, My Housing Story, will shine a spotlight on the experiences of young people living in New Hampshire.  Meet Hilary Lane! […]

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Upcoming Multicultural Happenings

Differences Make Us Better It isn’t a secret that New Hampshire’s makeup is a predominantly white population, so I think it is especially important to embrace and celebrate the cultural diversity that we do have. We need to cherish this diversity and nurture it to grow. Because our cultures are what shape us as humans, […]

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NH’s Best Hikes For Fall Foliage

1. Bald Mountain + Artist’s Bluff This easy 1.5 mile round-trip hike is the perfect family outing in the mountains to enjoy the fall foliage colors and crisp autumn air. Take the trail that loops back to Artist’s Bluff for incredible views of the foliage reflected on Echo Lake in Franconia Notch State Park. 2. […]

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How to Get Young People to Join a Board or Committee

There are a lot of reasons why young people don’t join town boards or committees or run for local office. Young people are often raising children and/or working full-time, and board and committee meetings typically take place either in the evening (which is not family-friendly) or during the work day. As a result, it isn’t […]

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The Elevated Staycation

It’s not very often that you find a dining gem in the middle of a rural town that no one in your neighborhood has heard of. Add the fact that it’s only 17 miles from your house and you’ll show up to your dinner reservation dumbfounded. “How does nobody know about this?!” is frequently muttered […]

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20 of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies Call NH Home

Every year Inc. releases a guide featuring the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in America. This year 20 of them call New Hampshire home. In this blog post, I wanted to put a spotlight on the heights of entrepreneurial endeavor being climbed around the Granite State: Akumina – #153 – Sells bespoke software that helps […]

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From the Page to the Stage…

The brand new Union Leader Headliners Series will officially kick off on Thursday, August 22. Headliners will feature one on one conversations with compelling guests from the region. You’ll get to know the history behind well-known individuals and stories from the area and the audience will be able to engage with our guest(s). The first […]