“A salad spinner would have been a better investment, and I don’t even eat that much salad.”
Careers & Workplace
A still-struggling, still-uncertain economy has increased the chances that you can’t help dreaming about the recession, your workspace is shrinking, your roommate could be a millionaire (on paper anyway), and you’re so sick of neighborhood potholes you’re considering filling them in yourself.
“Many Americans think they are richer than they are.”
There are plenty of paying gigs to be found in online marketplaces, where employers hire freelancers to complete quick mini-tasks like transcribing interviews, verifying info listed on websites, and committing quasi-plagiarism. The only problem with this system—well, the only problem besides the plagiarism—is that even the most …
Next up in our personal finance guru Q&A series is Farnoosh Torabi, who doles out financial advice regularly on all the major morning talk shows, writes MoneyWatch’s Your So Money blog, and has a new book out called Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life.
Revamping your resume will only get you so far. Here are seven creative—and not necessarily recommended—strategies some struggling job hunters are using to try and find work. This post could also double as: 7 Indicators of a Bad Job Market.
Here’s what this week’s scouring of the web for good (or at least amusing) personal finance advice has yielded:
This week’s tip roundup includes things you must do (find a checking account that doesn’t charge fees), products that come with less “product” than they used to (like Häagen-Dazs), and coupons you probably don’t use but should.
If you look hard enough, there are personal finance lessons to be learned at nearly every turn—on TV, at the movies, and … by observing your pets, and listening to geese honk in the sky?
Shoppers, workers, needy kids, the fashion world, and even Santa have had a rough go of things this holiday season. Here’s a look at some of the uglier scenes.
A freshly laid-off personal finance blogger demonstrates how to deal with the situation like a pro—because the last thing you want to do is make a bad situation worse by burning bridges. Tip one: Suppress the urge to punch anyone in the face.