Mortgage-free homeowner, reformed rule follower
Opportunities to develop financial literacy are closer than you think. Here are seven nearby places to gain practical skills with lifelong benefits.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Personal Finance, Family
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking for you on LinkedIn. Follow this advice to ensure that when they find your profile, they'll like what they see.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Job Hunting, Technology
Navigating health insurance can be intimidating — and expensive. But with a few simple steps, you really can get the healthcare you need without overspending.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Consumer Affairs, Health and Beauty
If you want to influence people and get what you want — at work and beyond — learn the art of writing friendly, professional emails.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career and Income, General Tips
You already know that you should save for retirement, but it's important to understand why that money should be in retirement-specific account.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Investment, Taxes
You really can have a fun night out without digging deep into your wallet. Sample local offerings, get creative, and have a great time with these activities.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Entertainment
Don't get intimidated by hosting dinner parties. Instead, discover great ways to gather people together that require minimal cooking and cleaning.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Food and Drink, Home, Lifestyle
Apart from the satisfaction of a job well done, becoming better at your job can lead to a raise or a promotion (or both!). Here's how to make it happen.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career Building
In 15 minutes or less you can boost your career, strengthen a relationship, manage your finances, prep a meal, and lots more!
by: Julie Rains | channel: Productivity
Depending on your situation and your goals, opting out of your 401(k) plan can be a smart financial decision.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Investment, Retirement
Your fitness regimen can leave you looking less than your best. Feel beautiful inside and out with these frugal tips.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Health and Beauty, Style
Trying something new can feel exhilarating — and completely terrifying. Learn how to get over your fear to do something fresh and exciting.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Personal Development
If you want to make sure you're on the right financial track, add a review of your earnings to your annual tax-time financial routine.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Organization, Retirement
Watching "Parks and Recreation" is great way to have a good laugh — and pick up a few lessons that can help your career soar.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career Building, Personal Development
Interest, dividends, and investment earnings aren't the only ways to make money by saving. Get paid to save with these rewards, tax credits, prizes, and more.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Banking, Investment, Organization
You may be able to pocket some serious cash if you get serious about your health. Learn how to earn wellness incentives worth up to $1,200.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Health and Beauty, Personal Development
With dozens of account types available, retirement planning can seem overwhelming. Read this to better understand your choices.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Retirement
You don't have to go back to school in order to make a career change. Instead, follow these moves to leverage the skills and knowledge you already have.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career and Income
If you're willing to delay gratification and avoid purchases today — but not forever — you can save money now and eliminate your debt sooner.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Debt Management, Shopping
Cheer up! No matter how you feel or what is going wrong, there are lots of free ways to improve your mood and brighten your day.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Frugal Living, Personal Development