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One of the more profound things I heard recently while watching an interview of Luke Landes from Consumerism Commentary was this: You don't have to be productive 100% of your life. Too often, we ... Read More about Do You Really Need to Be Productive ALL the Time?
“Eighty percent of the final exam will be based on the one lecture you missed about the one book you didn't read.” --Unknown It is an unshakable mantra of the financial planning profession that ... Read More about Don’t Pay for Your Kids’ College and Their Report Cards Will Thank You
Even though the job market is improving, job losses are still more common than what they traditionally have been. If you are about to lose your job, there will probably be unmistakable signs your job ... Read More about Six Ways to Know if Your Job is in Jeopardy – and What to Do About It
College textbooks are an expensive investment, but selling them can be an equally frustrating experience, especially when you realize that your books are not worth nearly as much as they were when you ... Read More about Tips for Buying and Selling College Textbooks
Saving for your children's college education is a baffling array of acronyms and confusing account types like 529 or Coverdell. Just picking a type of account to fund can take a few hours of deep ... Read More about College Savings Asset Allocation Strategies & Tips
I hate my job…I can’t wait until I retire…I’m going to save and invest every dollar I have so I can quit my job…I wish they’d lay me off and give me a severance package… If you ever find yourself ... Read More about Why Your Career is Your Most Important Investment
As you develop your professional career there are a few key aspects in your growth: your skills (that you must keep sharp and always adding to), your network (that you must give more to be able to ... Read More about Protect Your Professional Image Online
I read an article this week on BusinessWeek about why many young, talented workers are leaving their jobs. The reason? According to the Harvard Business Review study the article was based upon, these ... Read More about Are You Being Challenged Enough at Work?
I recently attended the Financial Bloggers Conference in Denver, Colorado, along with about 400 other personal finance bloggers, writers, financial professionals, advertisers, and others in the ... Read More about 5 Ways to Maximize Your Post-Conference Experience