Category: Finance

Career Corner: Save the date, job seekers!

Career Corner: Save the date, job seekers!

By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to the fall semester! While you were away, Career Services (now known as the Career Development Office) was very busy planning out the upcoming school year. We will be hosting career preparation events and workshops, company campus visits, and our 19th annual Career Pathways event in […]

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Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

Retail Roundup: Top 5 local redevelopments of the 2010s

  By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Just because a building closes down or gets demolished, doesn’t mean that the facility – or what’s left of it – will never be used again. Right here in the tri-city area, redevelopments have been happening all over the place. Old buildings, abandoned factories and shopping malls on life support are fair game for something […]

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Financial Fitness: Retirement accounts and you

Financial Fitness: Retirement accounts and you

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. This week, we have the pleasure of discussing retirement accounts! Many people I talk to don’t want to think about retirement or saving for the golden years. This train of thought is dangerous. Investing in yourself for your future can never start too soon. For this issue, we will be covering the difference between a Roth […]

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Financial Fitness: How to Save Big on Textbooks

Financial Fitness: How to Save Big on Textbooks

By Patrick Sochacki, reporter. Welcome to Financial Fitness! This column is being written with a deep desire to try and make us all a bit more financially literate. My goal is to help you invest in yourself for a fiscally sound future.  This first article on textbooks will be a bit on the lighter side. In the future, I will […]

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Retail Roundup: Could the new Delta campus save downtown Saginaw?

Retail Roundup: Could the new Delta campus save downtown Saginaw?

By Michael Piwowarski, editor-in-chief. Downtown Saginaw has been making local headlines quite a few times over the summer! From the opening of Delta College’s new Saginaw campus to the unexpected closing of the Bancroft Wine & Martini Bar and the city council’s decision to ban recreational marijuana facilities for a year, there has been some excitement and uncertainty surrounding the […]

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Career Corner: Why every job seeker should use LinkedIn

Career Corner: Why every job seeker should use LinkedIn

By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. We’ve all heard this phrase: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Sometimes the best way to find employment is to network. One of the more popular ways to network is the site LinkedIn.com. There are more than 154 million people in the United States that use LinkedIn; however, according to the survey […]

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Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

Career Corner: Career Services available even after graduation

By Cynthia Blahnik, career advisor. It’s graduation time! Application for graduation submitted? Check. Cap and gown ordered? Check. Invitations for ceremony and reception sent? Check. Registered with Delta College’s Career Services? Wait….what? With graduation just around the corner, many students may not think about using Delta College’s resources after they have received their credentials. However, the Career Services offices are […]

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