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A man with a block of cheese counts his discretionary income

Get All The Cheddar

September 26, 2017 | Dori Zinn

This map will show you where you can make the most of your disposable income.

A woman drawing with markers shows how to work side hustles

A Portrait Of America’s Side Hustlers

September 15, 2017 | Michelle Bryan

Surprisingly, income level doesn’t determine who has a side gig

A man charts job growth numbers with a magic marker

Job Growth Looks Good For the Next 5 Years

September 11, 2017 | Gregory Cox

Just not for the middle class.

See how battle of the sexes affects the professional workforce in the U.S. in 2017

Battle of the Sexes in the Workforce

August 21, 2017 | Dori Zinn

As every year passes, jobs usually held by one sex or another become less prominent as both move into jobs typically held by the opposite group.

A woman with defensive body language in a job interview

Better Body Language Can Land You A Job

August 8, 2017 | Joe Pye

Make eye contact, but not too much.

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3 Financial Ideas Democrats Hope Will Win Back Congress

July 27, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Democrats want to offer “A Better Deal,” but they’ll have to win a lot of seats first.

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Looking For Work? Now’s A Good Time

July 25, 2017 | Gregory Cox

More money and more jobs are on the horizon for those in and out of the market

A business person standing in an office, checking off business personnel on a clear digital whiteboard

Job Recruiters Are Making Great Money

June 14, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Job recruiters are seeing faster-than-average wage growth compared to other jobs around the country.

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College Seniors Struggle To Pick Careers

June 2, 2017 | Joe Pye

One reason: They focus too much on class and not enough on what else colleges offer.

Woman shaking hands with man at a meeting possibly made her career choice based on a movie or TV show

Competing For College Grads

May 26, 2017 | Joe Pye

Job growth is up, and companies are hiring recent college graduates for higher pay this year.

Young clever woman during her job and money conversation

This Summer: More Seasonal Work at Higher Pay

May 24, 2017 | Dori Zinn

More companies, large and small, are on the hunt for great workers this summer, while pay for those jobs is also expected to go up.

A team of 2 firefighter of a German fire brigade after an exhausting training session with protective gear

Can Volunteer Firefighters Get Student Loan Forgiveness?

May 24, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader wants to know if you need a real job to get real debt relief.

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Why You Should Refinance Your Student Loans

May 10, 2017 | Dori Zinn

As college costs continue to grow, graduates should refinance their loans sooner to lower interest rates, which means you could pay off your loan sooner.

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3 Steps to Become Debt-Free and Chase Your Dreams

April 28, 2017 | Robert Beiler

A little sacrifice can go just as far as hustle

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Ask The Expert: Should We NOT Send Our Son To College?

April 26, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader and his wife are arguing about college for their son.

Work excuses you can use

How Our Jobs Are Making Us Sick

April 24, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Unless you’ve got a mighty hefty inheritance or have been lucky enough to be born into money, you’ve gotta work. And you’re probably stressed about it.

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What Happens When Researchers Team Up? This.

April 10, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Turns out you can learn a lot more when you join forces. Here are some surprising results of this new trend.

Woman shaking hands with man at a meeting possibly made her career choice based on a movie or TV show

Can’t Pick a Career? TV Can Help

April 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

Research shows nearly 25 percent of high school students pick their career based on something they saw on TV or in a movie.

Millennials can't save? Not true

Educated And Employed

March 28, 2017 | Joe Pye

2017 shows the highest hiring rates for entry level jobs in 15 years.

jobs that do not require degrees

Need a Job? Head to Health Care

March 20, 2017 | Dori Zinn

There are more than 20,000 openings across the country for nurse practitioners, physicians.

Donald Trump presses the magic jobs button (illustrated)

God’s Gift to Jobs? Time to Prove It

March 9, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Here’s a quick look at employment stats to put the first jobs numbers of the Trump administration into context — and what we can expect.

A networking study says Facebook counts

The Top 10 Creative Jobs

March 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

These jobs pay $45,000 a year on average with room to grow.

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6 Stupid Things That Can Cost You a Job

February 24, 2017 | Joe Pye

Asking the hiring manager where the nearest bar is located won’t get you in.

Could you do a better job than your boss?

How to Make Six Figures at a Job with Thousands of Openings

January 26, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Glassdoor named software engineers as the 16th-best job in the country. With a $101,000 median base salary and 17,085 openings, your chances of landing a sweet gig with a hefty salary is high.

Technology put the world in your hands, but it comes with a range of risks, from personal hacking to business identity theft

Need a Job? Chances Are You’ll Get One

January 10, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Forty percent of employers plan to hire permanent, full-time employees and 30 percent plan to hire part-timers this year, even as unemployment is at one of its lowest points in history.

Could you do a better job than your boss?

Want a New Job? Here are the Best Ones

December 5, 2016 | Dori Zinn

All jobs in these fields average at least $20 an hour and are some of the fastest-growing positions in the labor market right now.

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Jobs are Open, but Qualified Candidates aren’t Applying

December 1, 2016 | Dori Zinn

With generic resumes, cover letters and potential employees heading into interviews blind, many applicants aren’t prepared for the jobs they’re applying for.

Could you do a better job than your boss?

Many of Us Want to Change Jobs – But Not for the Money

August 25, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Salary tops the list, just barely — “benefits” and “fun” are next

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How to Get Hired With Bad Credit

August 25, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher

Yes, it can cost you — unless you know these five things.

Debt.com's founder and CPA Howard Dvorkin

How Smart People Sink Their Careers in 15 Minutes

August 22, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

They forget to do these four things when they apply for a job, and it costs them.

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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 10 Best Companies That Will Pay For Your College

May 18, 2015 | Jess Miller

These days, “tuition assistance” is a popular perk. Find out which companies are legit when it comes to paying your loans.

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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.

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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.

Body language mistakes

Have You Made Any Of These Body Language Mistakes During a Job Interview?

January 20, 2015 | Jess Miller

Using too many hand gestures, fidgeting, and bad posture can cause you to miss out on your dream job.

Student loan quiz

Quiz: How Should I Pay Off My Student Debt?

January 20, 2015 | Emily Bloch

Got no idea how to pay back your student loans? The sooner you start thinking about that, the better — and we’re here to help.

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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.

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.

Negotiate a higher salary

4 ways to negotiate a higher salary

May 27, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Who’s most scared to negotiate a higher salary? Canadians. But Americans aren’t far behind.

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6 amazing things you didn’t know libraries offer

April 24, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A lot of them involve free stuff. Time to get a library card.

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.

You need to know these social media dos and don'ts.

Social media DOs and DON’Ts for a job search

April 17, 2014 | Angela Colley

Here are 5 ways social media can cost you a job, and 7 ways it can help you land one.

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Infographic of the week: Sunny days ahead for the job market?

April 4, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Small businesses will play a big part in a rebounding job market, a new survey says.

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10 unhappiest jobs in America

April 1, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan

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

Burger flipper is one of few jobs left that don't require college.

Jobs that don’t require college are fading fast

March 27, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Higher education is becoming unavoidable, but crazy expenses aren’t.

Try these excuses to go to a job interview without outright lying to an employer.

Best (worst?) excuses to get out of work for a job interview

March 18, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan

There are better ways to get out of work for a job interview than faking an illness. We’ll tell you how.

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.

Hint: Don't show up naked to a job interview.

The best and worst colors to wear in a job interview

November 29, 2013 | Michael Koretzky

The colors you’re sporting at your next job interview could mean the difference between getting hired and going back to the employment line. We look at the best and worst colors you can wear to job interviews if you want to get hired now.

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.