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Ask the Readers: What are your best tips for interview success?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. I have watched a number of people go through the interview process over the years. For some, it’s nerve-racking. Often, the process is mysterious: How do you know what the interviewer is looking for in a candidate? Do they want someone to fit seamlessly into their culture or do they value skill, experience, or reputation above all else? […]

Ask the Readers: What are your best tips for interview success?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. I’ve watched a number of people go through the interview process over the years. For some, it’s nerve-racking. Often, the process is mysterious: How do you know what the interviewer is looking for in a candidate? Do they want someone to fit seamlessly into their culture or do they value skill, experience, or reputation above all else? […]

How to turn down a job offer (or resign) gracefully

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. So, you’ve done it. You’ve considered all the costs of a new job, networked your heart out, and considered all aspects of your job offer. Now you are facing one of two outcomes: Pull the trigger! Take the new job. Not good enough! For whatever reason, you’ve decided to decline the offer. […]

The importance of financial balance — a conversation with my mom about money

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. It seems like an odd goal for a kid; but when I was little, I wanted to be financially secure. Of course, I didn’t put it that way. Instead, I declared, “When I grow up, I want to be rich.” Incidentally, so did my parents. I remember rolling quarters with them, while they explained to me the importance of saving. […]

The importance of financial balance — a conversation with my mom about money

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. It seems like an odd goal for a kid; but when I was little, I wanted to be financially secure. Of course, I didn’t put it that way. Instead, I declared, “When I grow up, I want to be rich.” Incidentally, so did my parents. I remember rolling quarters with them, while they explained to me the importance of saving. […]

Honey Progress Report: 2014 wrap-up and 2015 goals

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. The new year is a time to look forward; but in order to do that, you need to know where you’ve been. Before I set my goals for 2015, I wanted to make sure I didn’t miss anything that happened last year. […]

Ask the Readers: What’s the most expensive thing in your closet right now (and was it worth it)?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. For many years, shopping for the perfect outfit was my sport of choice. I had a near-perfect excuse. To compete for the best jobs working in the most prestigious law firms in Century City, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills, I needed to dress almost as well as the attorneys did. It was expensive, but it didn’t matter. […]

What should your investment priorities be in 2015?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. I love snow — not the powder-lining you might long for on an overpriced ski slope, but the simple, white stuff that blankets the neighborhood. […]

What should your investment priorities be in 2015?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. I love snow — not the powder-lining you might long for on an overpriced ski slope, but the simple, white stuff that blankets the neighborhood. […]

Why we spend: Are you falling for these costly biases?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Until a few years ago, I used to frequent a store that gave $10 (technically a credit of $10 toward future purchases, but it wasn’t cash) back for every $50 purchase. […]