An Argument Against Early Retirement

June 30, 2014

It sometimes seems as if everyone wants to retire early, or maybe it just seems that way on financial blogs. Most people seem to agree that it’s a good thing to do, but we’re going to be contrary today and consider reasons why you might not. In fact, there are arguments against early retirement, solid ones at that. 1. Early retirement […]

Should You Pay Off Your Student Loans Early?

June 23, 2014

With more than $1 trillion outstanding in student debt (some of it mine!), it’s no surprise that many college grads and others are trying to figure out how to repay their loans. For those with jobs that allow it, the next question is whether or not it makes sense to pay off student loans early. […]

6 Must-Read Tips for Assimilating into Your New Job

June 16, 2014

After you finish your job search and are ready to start at your new position, it’s important to assimilate to the situation. Sometimes, integrating into the company culture can be difficult. It’s important to jump into your job and become a part of your new position so that you fit in, and can quickly become […]

How to Find the Right Credit Card for You

June 9, 2014

With so many options out there for credit cards, it makes sense to shop around and find the card that works best for you. The good news is that the Internet provides you with opportunities to find the right card for you, based on your own preferences. Here are some tips for getting the best […]

Why Self-Employment May Be the Best Option After a Layoff

June 2, 2014

The average unemployed person in America has looked for work for 39.7 weeks, or more than nine months. That is the longest average unemployment spell since the Labor Department started keeping track way back in 1948. So, how long have you been without work? Does it seem as if there are no jobs available at […]