Finding, securing and keeping a steady job at the right salary is essential to your financial success. With everything that’s riding on gainful employment, Debt.com is here to help you understand the job market and the latest employment trends so you can gain an edge in your job hunt and find the perfect position to support your life and financial goals.

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Negotiate with creditors for a low interest rate

Employers Now Use Financial Background in the Hiring Process

July 25, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

The impact credit scores now have on those seeking out employment

Choosing the right path when you file for bankruptcy

7 Things You Should Know if You’re Job Hunting

June 9, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

What your future employer wants out of you.

Money in Hand

Making Extra Money in the Gig Economy

June 9, 2016 | John Rampton

What’s a “contingent worker” and an “outsource provider”? They’re money-making machines.

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The Wage Gap Is Finally Slowing Down

June 7, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Why CEO salaries may begin to decrease in the future

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Millennial Quirks May Reshape The Big Business Model

June 1, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

How corporations need to change if they expect to attract and keep Gen Y employees

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Millennials’ War on the Archaic Business Model

May 31, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

How corporations need to change if they expect to attract Gen Y employees

What to do when you're on the hook for student loan debt

Student Loan Debt Is Killing Our Careers

May 30, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Student loans are limiting career choices, and not just for millennials

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The 10 Best Entry Level Positions for Young Professionals

May 19, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Everybody wants to know what they can make. Here’s what the graduates of 2016 should look to earn — if they’re among the lucky ones…

Could you do a better job than your boss?

17 High-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a 4-Year Degree

April 5, 2016 | Money Talks News

Opting to forgo college doesn’t have to mean opting for low pay.

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10 Steps To Creating A Successful Small Business

May 5, 2015 | Jess Miller

Start small, think big. Happy National Small Business Week!

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3 Very Strange Small Businesses, And What You Can Learn From Them

May 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is National Small Business Week. Meet some owners with big dreams.

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The Red Lobster Top Secret Student Loan Program

March 31, 2015 | Jess Miller

When companies try to get young people hired with the promise of ‘tuition assistance,’ here’s what they don’t tell you.


12 Fastest Growing Jobs You Can Get Through a Temp Agency

March 18, 2015 | Jess Miller

Lost your job but don’t want to work at a fast food place? Try out these occupations instead.

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Employers Would Rather Say ‘Thanks’ Instead of Giving You a Raise

March 12, 2015 | Jess Miller

But if you follow this advice, your raise becomes the gift that keeps on giving.

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Ask The Expert: I Need A Job. Are Employment Agencies Legit?

March 11, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is looking at entry-level jobs so she can build her credit history.

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5 Ways To Save Big By Taking Advantage Of Your Boss

February 9, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You can save significant money in 15 minutes, just by saying, “Sign me up!”


4 Entrepreneur Rules for Night Owls

January 15, 2015 | John Rampton

Forget what you’ve been told your whole life — the early bird doesn’t always get the worm.

Holiday pay and time off are up

Thanks To Weekends, Americans Get More From The Holidays This Year

December 30, 2014 | Jess Miller

Americans have good reason to celebrate this holiday season. Here’s why.

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6 Things You Should Consider Before Joining the National Guard

December 4, 2014 | Stephanie Inman

It comes with great pay and benefits, but National Guard recruits sometimes have to make sacrifices.

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What Bosses And Employees REALLY Think

November 17, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

What bosses believe their employees want is far from true.

Be the boss or befriend the boss?

Be the boss or befriend the boss?

October 16, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

New studies show a lot of people want to be in charge but aren’t cut out for it. Here’s how to enjoy the perks of leadership without the work.

Working from home

Flex time set to go prime time

October 2, 2014 | Jess Miller

Shifting employee expectations may lead to more work from home.

Fast food workers may see wage increase soon

Employers want a higher minimum wage

September 25, 2014 | Jess Miller

More managers are jumping onto the minimum wage train.

Bullied at work

Getting bullied at work?

September 23, 2014 | Jess Miller

A new study suggests you’re not alone.

Around the web

This week around the web

September 19, 2014 | Jess Miller

Garnished wages, debt harassment, and faulty payday lenders. Be smart out there, consumers.

Around the web

This week around the web

September 12, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Guaranteed jobs, money that saves itself, and the best banks around. Welcome to easy street.

Would you give up the last piece of dessert?

By the numbers: We’re all big fat liars

September 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Polls from this week with results that just don’t add up.

Vacation doctor says: vacations are sexy

This week’s Debt Report

August 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

We’re lax on security, scammers are disguising clunkers, we don’t vacation — but we’re still happy.

A networking study says Facebook counts

Networking isn’t the nightmare we think it is

July 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Hate being professionally social? Good thing email and Facebook count.

Lumberjack is among the fastest shrinking jobs.

10 jobs you’d hate to have in 10 years

July 17, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

These fields are shrinking so fast they’ll lose more than 400,000 jobs by 2022.

The Starbucks college program is not just impressive, it's clear.

Why the Starbucks college program is even better than you think

June 17, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A lot of companies offer tuition reimbursement, but few say how much in public.

Workplace rivals

Infographic of the week: Workplace rivals

June 13, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

When the going gets tough, some employees get going somewhere else.

Make sure your health benefits add up.

New job? Why you should worry about more than the salary

June 9, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A slightly higher salary can get eaten up by a terrible benefits plan

Are you celebrating Administrative Professionals Day?

Today is NOT Secretary’s Day

April 23, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

It’s Administrative Professionals Day. If you’re not already one, here’s the latest on how to become one.

Never again Mr. Onion

10 unhappiest jobs in America

April 1, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan

New job study confirms what we all already knew — money does buy happiness.

Are these dumb or great excuses for being late?

The 10 best excuses for being late to work

March 13, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

They involve cats, zebras, and superglue. But only one turned out to be true.

Your arm is one of many productivity tools.

4 ways to work less and get more done

December 19, 2013 | Brandon Ballenger

Done wrong, these things will cost you time instead of saving it. Make sure they don’t.

Bees are a terrible excuse for calling in sick.

The most outrageous excuses for calling in sick to work

November 4, 2013 | Michael Koretzky

From fake eyeballs to false teeth to FBI agents, we come up with some wild excuses for calling in sick. But do they work? We look at the best excuses heard by HR departments throughout the country this year plus a few tips on how you can make the most of your personal leave.

Herpetolgist? What a creepy job.

10 creepy jobs

October 31, 2013 | Brian Bienkowski

Halloween is upon us and it’s time to find the 10 creepiest jobs on the planet. Scared of the dark, don’t like snakes, spiders or body parts, frightened of heights, don’t want to work in the same place where sharks make a living, then don’t you dare pick one of these jobs.

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.