Do you know what I abhor? I absolutely detest applying for a job and not knowing what it is paying. How am I supposed to know whether or not this application is even worth my time? But still I apply … Continue reading Recruiting? Publish Your Salary Range, Already!
A couple weeks back, I wrote an article titled “What Are You Reading?” If you didn’t catch it, now would be the perfect time to click the link (It’s ok. Click it now and then click the back button to … Continue reading What Are You Reading? Pt. 2
What a great week it has been and we’re almost at the end! I’m kind of excited about it and you probably should be too. It’s a chance to relax, reflect, and regroup. Here’s some great reading to close the … Continue reading #TrendingThursday Week 119
Most of my readership consists of “Millennials.” For those who don’t know, millennials are commonly defined as anyone born after 1981. We’ve seen a lot over our lifetimes and, more importantly, we understand a lot about the generations that have come … Continue reading The Recession Generation: How Millennials Are Changing Money Management Forever
This is part 1 of a pair of articles on getting a better bank. Read here for the second story, “How To Switch Banks In 5 Easy Steps.” On a recent vacation with friends, I was shocked to discover some of them were paying monthly maintenance fees for their checking accounts. And they are not alone: 45% of Americans pay those or other fees in a typical month, according to the American Bankers Association. This is absolutely unnecessary given how many bank accounts these days are free or have avoidable fees, such as when the charge is waived if you … Continue reading How To Choose A Bank Account: 10 Things To Look For
by Laura Shin This is the second in a four-part series for new grads on managing your finances. (Read the first article here, the third article here and the final one here.) The word “budget” gets a bad rap. It often makes people think of having to be frugal (another unpopular word) or of not being able to do things they want to do (i.e., “It’s not in the budget.”) But if I were to tell you that there is one key to reaching all your financial and most of your life goals, you’d want to know what that magical secret is, … Continue reading New Grads, Here’s How To Spend Your Money Every Month
No generation sees eye to eye with the one raising them or the one they raise and, with the technological advances of late, the gap is widening even more than usual. A few weeks ago, I came across this Forbes article by Kevin Kruse and thought, “This is where the rubber meets the road when relating technology to professionalism.” Fellow young professionals, as much as some of us feel like rules and decorum are archaic and shouldn’t matter as long as we get the job done well, they do matter. Many of us still work for or have to meet … Continue reading Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings