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Employee Newsletter Vol. IV Issue VII
March 2016

Spring is right around the corner! Can you believe it, Punxsutawney Phil may have gotten it right!?! It won't be long before the trees bud and flowers begin to bloom. This season  is a time of growth, ushering in a plethora of change and new opportunities. Everyone at RealStreet is looking forward to the warmer weather, longer days and new projects.  We are ready, are you? 

Each year on March 17, the Irish - along with all those who feel Irish-at-heart - observe St. Patrick's Day. Did you know the real St. Patrick wasn't Irish!? Learn more about the holiday's myths and traditions in this interesting article from the National Geographic. Looking for crafty way to celebrate? Check out these fun ideas from all free holiday craft. If you're in need of an Irish dinner recipe or kid-friendly tasty treats, make sure to visit the  Betty Crocker Website.

Does luck play a role in career success? Does it help people find better jobs, get promotions and have better careers? Before you turn green from envy, c heck out this post from The Muse, compiling 9 great articles from trusted resources on creating your own luck in order to see career success. 

Whether you are Irish, or are simply Irish for a day, we wish you all the best. Have a safe and happy St. Patrick's Day!

Katy Cook, CSP
Marketing Coordinator
What's NEW at RealStreet!?!

RealStreet opened a new branch office in Norfolk, VA on January 29, 2016!  The expansion into Norfolk was done to better serve our clients' needs and to establish a physical presence in a demanding market. 

RealStreet's corporate office and original branch office are located in Marriottsville, MD. The company's physical expansion began in the summer of 2014, with the opening of branch offices in three (3) new locations: Tysons Corner, VA, Bel Air, MD and Frederick, MD and progressed farther in 2015 with the opening of the Dallas, TX branch.

View the official Press Release.
March Madness!

Feeling lucky this march? Participate in RealStreet's March Madness bracket contest for a chance to win  3 awesome prizes!!!
Watch the video to learn more: 

If you have never participated in one of our March Madness Brackets before,  this link will serve as your invitationIf you have any trouble, please let us know!

The RealStreet March Madness Bracket: 

The group password is:  realstreet
The bracket will become available on 
Sunday, March 13th.
Deadline for submitting your bracket pick is:  11:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 17, 2016.

Featured News!

When you have a demanding job or work in a combative work environment, it can be mentally draining. Tensions build and emotions can flare - but you do not want to take that route. The secret to thriving in a difficult job is to become mentally tough. 

It can be difficult to remain calm and composed during stressful times in the office. Whether you botched an assignment, had a upsetting team meeting, received negative feedback from your boss, or Murphy's Law has taken control of your work and everything seems to be going wrong, it's important to keep going. Follow these three tips to become mentally tough, so even the most stressful day doesn't get the most of you.

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!
  • Wayne S. - 3/25
Everyone at RealStreet wishes you the very best!
Hot Jobs!
We Value Referrals
Who in your network is looking for a new opportunity? Check our  open positions, to see if any of them are a match to the job seekers that you know. At RealStreet, we value great candidates and when it comes down to it, we know you're the Real Deal! We have a great referral program that compensates you for every qualified referral you provide us.

The 411 on 401Ks
When was the last time you checked your 401K? 

John Hancock recently updated it website to include a plethora of great retirement planning tools and information. You can even use the step by step guide to get a better understanding how much you should be saving to meet your retirement goals. 

Watch this video for a quick  tour of the new site and it's features: 

Are you a saver? Are you an investor? Could you use a little work in the money management arena? Whether you feel secure about your financial future or lay awake at night counting piggy banks instead of sheep, we can all benefit from qualified advice. Check out Forbes' Month Of Money: A 30-Day Crash Course To Saving, Spending Wisely, Paying Down Debt And More and take the #30DaysOfMoney challenge.
Word on RealStreet is the monthly employee newsletter. If you have feedback regarding this newsletter, article ideas or suggestions, please contact the editor: 
Katy Cook 

Marketing Coordinator

Phone: 443.574.3386
Email: kcook@


Seasonal Musings
Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. 
~ Ed Bradley

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