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VA Housing Allowance

VA Housing Allowance Learning more about how to use your VA Housing Allowance At the Digital Workshop Center, we work with veterans to apply their education benefits towards higher education. Students with varying levels of benefits have asked us for more information on how a VA housing allowance is determined and the following information is a summary of our findings. The VA pays housing allowances based on the number of training hours per week.  For a non-degree school, like Digital Workshop Center, a full-time...

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Find Your Purpose in 2019

Find Your Purpose in 2019 Changing careers? Growing your business?  Find Your Purpose in 2019 and upgrade your skills As a new year rolls around, it’s always a good opportunity to take a look around your life and see what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do to live a happier, healthier, and more meaningful life. In 2019, we challenge you to find your purpose, if you haven’t already, to live a happier and more productive life. Zach Mercurio, the local Colorado author of The Invisible Leader, wrote, “Purpose is...

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5 Lucrative Skills You Can Learn Quickly

5 Lucrative Skills You Can Learn Quickly One of the best things about living and working in the digital era is you can quickly learn new skills to land a new career or pick up extra work on the side to make extra money. To land a good gig, you don’t have to spend years in college, but rather you can pick up a highly valuable skill in as little as 6-9 months. Not only is learning a new skill a good way to keep your mind sharp, it’s also a good way to make a living. Check out these lucrative skills you can learn quickly: Photography –...

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Top Jobs

Top Jobs Upskill to Land One of the Top Jobs in Northern Colorado The job market in Colorado has been incredibly strong in recent years, with very low unemployment rates compared to the national average. In fact, recently said Denver, Colorado, is a “millennial hiring paradise.” And it’s true, Colorado has thousands of open jobs in a huge variety of industries. If you’re considering relocating to this beautiful state or are ready to switch careers, it might be time to look at the top jobs...

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Five Quick Tips for Taking Better Photos

Five Quick Tips for Taking Better Photos As a professional photographer, one of the questions I get asked a lot is, “Why do your photos look better than mine, even when we are standing right next to each other?” Just a little bit of photography know-how can take your photos from mediocre to marvelous. Here are five quick tips for taking better photos so that you can confidently capture better images. #1 – Depth & Framing Landscape photos should have a sense of depth. Having something in the foreground, middle ground and...

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