Monica Victor

Monica Victor

Prior to writing about finances, I was associate producer and reporter for a weekly radio news program called South Florida Journal. I also write for The South Florida P.A.L.M and recently launched an online magazine, Manmaylakay.com. That means "children from home," and it's aimed at highlighting the accomplishments of my fellow St. Lucians and my island's culture.

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

June 13, 2014 | Monica Victor

Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places this week.

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

June 6, 2014 | Monica Victor

Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places this week.

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

May 30, 2014 | Monica Victor

Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places this week.

Student loan questions you never thought to ask

10 student loan questions you never thought to ask (but might need to know someday)

May 29, 2014 | Monica Victor

As final exams end and commencement ceremonies begin, grads worry about finding work – and paying loans.

Memorial day

Happy Memorial Day! Now sit down and shut up!

May 26, 2014 | Monica Victor

Going out to eat on this holiday? Here’s what you’ll face…

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

May 23, 2014 | Monica Victor

Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places this week.

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

This week around the web

May 16, 2014 | Monica Victor

Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places.

You can get student loan help to reduce your payments

Why student loans can cost you a job – and 5 ways to get student loan help

March 10, 2014 | Monica Victor

I took out student loans so I could get a job. Now my student loans might prevent me from getting a job.

Here's what you should know before taking your first cruise.

5 things I learned on my first cruise

December 23, 2013 | Monica Victor

Make the most of your voyage by learning from my experience, and find out the cool things happening in 2014.

There's more to regifting than fresh wrapping paper.

5 tips for regifting without getting caught

December 11, 2013 | Monica Victor

While re-gifting has been frowned upon in the past, it is becoming more socially acceptable and more common than we might think. But, giving a re-gift can be embarrassing and insulting if done irresponsibly. When done right, it can save you time, money and embarrassment.

These are not appropriate shoes for a job interview.

Are you wearing the right shoes for a job interview?

October 28, 2013 | Monica Victor

The edge you need to get hired may be right at your feet. A new study finds the shoes you wear to a job interview may be leaving a bigger impression than you might think on the person who’s doing the hiring. Make sure you’re putting your best foot forward.