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How to Deal When Your Heart and Your Budget Collide

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Those of us who are drawn to social-impact careers care deeply about the causes our work supports. At the same time, like everyone else, we have bills to pay. What do we do when there’s a gap—sometimes a substantial one—between what we earn and our expenses? It’s a question that many idealists wrestle with, and […]


Boost your bank account and career by cultivating side hustles

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With tax season wrapping up, money has been on my mind more than usual.  While I’m upfront that it was my passion for arts and culture, personal values, and the desire to give back—rather than the paycheck—that drove me to work in arts nonprofits, at the end of the day, I’ll tell you that I’d […]