When we start preparing for a job interview, the first thing most do is reviewing the most common interview questions. However, besides questions like, “what are your greatest strengths?” and “why do you want to work for this company”, there’s also more you should be thinking about. Since employers often use your credit report as … Read moreWhy Do Employers Check Credit History?
The easiest way to resolve most of life’s money problems is to earn more money. You can cut back many unnecessary wants like cable, internet, cell phones, and eating out… but at some point there is no more cutting to be done. Extra income is needed to better your financial situation. Of course one of … Read moreShould You Jump at Every Promotion Opportunity?
Many of us wish that we earned more money at our jobs. However, many of us forget about the compensation that can come from the perks of what we do. Money, they tell us, isn’t everything. And in some cases, this really is the truth. Before you bemoan your low pay, consider some of the … Read moreWould You Rather Have Better Perks or a Higher Salary?
It’s true that for the last few years my office has been a dedicated table my house. Or, occasionally, my couch. I do things like fall asleep in the middle of the afternoon, or stay in my pajamas/workout clothes until lunchtime. However, at one time I did, in fact, work in a functioning office with … Read moreOffice Etiquette: 7 Office Faux Pas to Avoid
Financial planners enjoy a unique level of professional freedom, since they are able to effectively customize their practice based on the types of services and financial products they wish to offer, the type of clients they wish to work with, and how they prefer to be compensated. This unique level of freedom comes with the … Read moreHow to Become a Financial Planner
I became pregnant with my son during my last semester of undergraduate work. Because my husband still had nearly two years left for his undergraduate studies, we decided that I would be the one to get a job. After a grueling job search (that included illegal questions from many potential employers about my pregnancy and … Read moreMaternity Leave Options and How Much Time You Can Take
Many of us dream of finding a new job. Whether we want better hours, more pay, or some other benefit, the idea of leaving a job that doesn’t fit our needs can be exciting. However, you might regret it if you don’t quit your job on good terms. If you are thinking of making a … Read more5 Steps to Quitting Your Job on Good Terms
How to ask for a pay raise? That’s the question that always come up one time or another during your career. May be you think you are underpaid, or your skills and responsibilities have grown, or you simply need more money. Here are some tips on doing your research, preparing for salary negotiation, negotiating techniques, … Read moreHow to Ask for a Pay Raise
Whether you’re a college student trying to put yourself through school, a stay-at-home parent who would like to bring in some extra income, or a professional who has recently seen wages or hours cut, part-time jobs can really help to bridge the gap between your current income and your needs. However, many traditional part-time jobs … Read more5 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs
Most of us have become quite comfortable living and working with computers. We use them for everything – staying in touch with family and friends, searching for jobs, shopping, booking trips, checking the news, paying bills, and even keeping up with our kid’s grades at school. And of course we use them at work – … Read more10 Ways to Lose Your Job Using the Internet