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Investigating a potential employer: Using financial metrics to protect your future

This article is by staff writer Ryan Takach. There is much to consider before you decide to join a company. Of course it is important to understand the company culture, the workload, management style, performance expectations, pay and benefits. But you will also want to be sure that a prospective employer is viable. […]

What McDonald’s and Walmart raising wages could mean for the economy

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. That Walmart, and more recently, McDonald’s are giving their workers much-overdue raises is now old news. What few realize is those raises might cost you a lot more than you expect — even your job. Think that’s a little overstated? Hear me out. […]

What McDonald’s and Walmart raising wages could mean for the economy

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. That Walmart, and more recently, McDonald’s are giving their workers much-overdue raises is now old news. What few realize is those raises might cost you a lot more than you expect — even your job. Think that’s a little overstated? Hear me out. […]

How to build wealth from scratch

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. When you are living paycheck to paycheck, down on your luck, or living a student lifestyle, it can be difficult to imagine a world where you are suddenly building wealth. […]

How to build wealth from scratch

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. When you are living paycheck to paycheck, down on your luck, or living a student lifestyle, it can be difficult to imagine a world where you are suddenly building wealth. […]

How to build community relationships

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. We spend a lot of time talking about green here on Get Rich Slowly. But let’s direct our attention for a couple minutes to another color: blue. I first read about the Blue Zones in a magazine a few years ago. These blue zones were identified after researching some of the longest living people on the planet. […]

How to build community relationships

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. We spend a lot of time talking about green here on Get Rich Slowly. But let’s direct our attention for a couple minutes to another color: blue. I first read about the Blue Zones in a magazine a few years ago. These blue zones were identified after researching some of the longest living people on the planet. […]

Ask the Readers: What rate of return are you seeking and how much risk will you accept?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. We spent a fair amount of time exploring investments in the month of March. We looked at how to ladder certificates of deposit (CDs), scrutinized the decision to include gold in your portfolio, and even considered the growth of hedge funds. […]

We’re eating our house!

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. A blogger who goes by “empressjuju” thinks she and her husband spend too much on restaurants. “Every month we find ourselves rushed, or tired, or invited out with friends and there goes the budget,” she wrote in a post on her website, (the) Vegas in Austin. Her husband wondered whether it is unreasonable to spend less. […]

We’re eating our house!

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. A blogger who goes by “empressjuju” thinks she and her husband spend too much on restaurants. “Every month we find ourselves rushed, or tired, or invited out with friends and there goes the budget,” she wrote in a post on her website, (the) Vegas in Austin. Her husband wondered whether it is unreasonable to spend less. […]