Three job interview mindsets

It’s the night before the interview. Your outfit is all laid out, your resumé is hot off the press and you’ve Google-Mapped your route. You’ve...

Five good money habits to boost your retirement savings

Think back to your most recent savings goal. How long did you have to save in order to reach it? Was it a concert ticket...

When buying a used car privately, beware of “curbstoning”

Auto dealers are expected to sell cars that meet certain consumer protection criteria. This may include providing a warranty that will cover the buyer’s costs...

The secret history of the Wall Street Bull

Bulls and bears can be considered the unofficial mascots of the stock market. They represent the upward and downward movements of the stock market over...

Five ways to lower the cost of tuition before considering a student loan

If you’re considering financing your college education with the help of a student loan, the smartest thing you can do for yourself is to only...

The challenges of choosing a career

“When I grow up, I want to be a ___________.” Depending on who you are, filling in the blank above can be an exciting, troubling...
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Use psychology to build a budget you’ll stick with

When you start looking for financial advice (or any kind of advice, for that matter), experts will share their take on what’s “good” and what’s...

Earning money online: what’s your time worth?

It’s hard to ignore the appeal of making real money online. We live in a world where bloggers land book and movie deals, where top...

Keep or toss: how long should I hang onto my financial documents?

Every year, it’s nice to do a bit of “financial spring cleaning” and declutter your filing cabinet, your desk drawers, and the various hiding places...

Four questions to ask yourself before signing a mortgage

Asking the right questions is an important part of every financial decision you make, and home ownership is no exception. If you’ve been thinking about...