How to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

Written by Michelle Ecker on Tuesday, 18 February 2020. Posted in Careers

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

While plenty of Americans dread the process of filing their taxes, many also agree that receiving a refund check is something they look forward to every year. 

Having that little boost in your account each tax season can be a great financial help for important things you’ve been putting off- catching up on bills, paying off credit card debt, or fixing something around your house you’ve been saving up for. 

It can be tempting to recklessly spend that bump of cash on things you don’t need- expensive dinners out, clothes, or drinks out with friends. This year, try to be mindful of your best interests when you’re considering how to best allocate that “extra” money. If you make good choices and spend that money on something worthwhile, you can really make the most out of your refund in the long run. 

Take Steps Towards a Better Career 

If you’re currently working at a job that makes you feel unfulfilled, doesn’t pay you well, or doesn’t leave you with any room to grow, tax season is a crucial time to think about moving up in your career. 

If you’re working at a dead end job but you’ve always fantasized about a career with more stability and better pay, consider investing in an education that will train you for a career like that. 

Find an Affordable Online School 

At the New York Institute of Career Development, we provide students with flexible, online education to help you embark on a new career you can be proud of. 

We recruited successful industry professionals with years of experience to help build our courses. Not only that, what makes the New York Institute of Career Development different from many other online schools is that we provide students with real-life mentorship. 

Every student in an NYICD program has access to their student advisors- real-life professionals in their field of study who are there to answer all questions and walk you through the course step-by-step. Whether you need help with a project, have questions about certification, or need some career guidance, our mentors are just a click or a call away.

Further NYICD programs are affordable. According to Bank Rate, the average American’s tax refund has totaled $1,949 so far this year. That’s more than enough to pay your tuition in full for any one of the eleven career training programs we offer. 

Get Started 

If you’re ready to get serious and make an investment toward  a more stable future, call an NYICD representative today to speak about the programs we offer. If you have any questions about what course is best for your interests, who your mentor will be, or where you will work after you graduate, our helpful admissions advisors can offer expert guidance. Call 1-800-239-9275 or click here to get started on the path to a better you. 

What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Wednesday, 17 January 2018. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Did you know that the pharmacy-specific niche of the medical industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy in terms of job opportunities? According to projections by the United States Department of Labor, pharmacy technician jobs are anticipated to grow by 9% leading up to 2024. As more and more discoveries and advancements are made within the healthcare and medical field, the more our population is growing to rely on the services of pharmacies and lifesaving prescriptions.

How Much Do Pharmacy Technicians Get Paid?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

How Much Do Pharmacy Technicians Get Paid?

Have you ever considered what it would be like to work in a pharmacy? Interacting with patients throughout the day, receiving dropped-off prescriptions, communicating with medical offices, measuring out and filling prescriptions- if this is the kind of work day that sounds good to you, you’ve come to the right place. NYICD has developed an interactive, comprehensive course specifically for the purpose of training students to become efficient, formally educated professionals.

Could Bookkeeping Be a Perfect Career For You?

Written by Michelle Ecker on Thursday, 26 October 2017. Posted in Business, Careers

Could Bookkeeping Be a Perfect Career For You?

Are you looking to start pursuing a rewarding new career that you can feel proud of? If you’re unsure where to start or what type of industry within which you’d be a good fit, ask yourself the following questions:

5 Reasons People Avoid Going Back To School

Written by Michelle Ecker on Wednesday, 25 October 2017. Posted in Careers, Healthcare

5 Reasons People Avoid Going Back To School

For many people, embracing the decision to go back to school can be an extremely nerve-wracking one. After the “typical” college years of life have passed, after we’ve started our own families, or after we’ve already invested in an entirely different career, the thought of abandoning our current routines and tackling a new challenge can be understandably intimidating- but it doesn’t have to be like that.

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