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Get a good workout without a gym membership

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Recently, my sister and I were discussing our love/hate relationships with exercise when she told me something that struck me as funny. Apparently, she has trouble convincing herself to jog as long as she should, so she devised a plan. […]

What else to consider when accepting a job offer

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Let’s say that you and your prospective employer come to a satisfactory arrangement and you accept a new position. Surely you can loosen the purse strings a bit and relax now, right? Well, maybe. Sometimes promises and expectations don’t align with reality. […]

What else to consider when accepting a job offer

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Let’s say that you and your prospective employer come to a satisfactory arrangement and you accept a new position. Surely you can loosen the purse strings a bit and relax now, right? Well, maybe. Sometimes promises and expectations don’t align with reality. […]

The power of focusing on what you can control

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. A few years ago, my boyfriend lost his awful job. It shouldn’t have happened. He worked hard, came in early, left late, powered through sick days and rarely took lunch. This workaholic, counterproductive behavior was highly encouraged by his Lumberg-esque boss. Like I said, it was an awful job. It wasn’t a good time for Brian. […]

The power of focusing on what you can control

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. A few years ago, my boyfriend lost his awful job. It shouldn’t have happened. He worked hard, came in early, left late, powered through sick days and rarely took lunch. This workaholic, counterproductive behavior was highly encouraged by his Lumberg-esque boss. Like I said, it was an awful job. It wasn’t a good time for Brian. […]

30 days to better finances

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. The new year is almost upon us! Every year “save money” and “manage debt” resolutions show up among the top resolutions people make. And since January is the time we are most motivated to work on goals, you can use this momentum to push your financial engine forward at full speed. […]

30 days to better finances

This article is by staff writer Suba Iyer. The new year is almost upon us! Every year “save money” and “manage debt” resolutions show up among the top resolutions people make. And since January is the time we are most motivated to work on goals, you can use this momentum to push your financial engine forward at full speed. […]

Keeping my New Year’s resolutions — what didn’t work for me (and what did)

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. At the beginning of the year, I made four main resolutions, financial and otherwise. Max out my retirement Speak up more Consume less Save for a medium-term goal Of these goals, I achieved one and four. Two and three? Well, I did okay. In reviewing my goals, I realized there were a few goal-setting tips that worked well. […]

Keeping my New Year’s resolutions — what didn’t work for me (and what did)

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. At the beginning of the year, I made four main resolutions, financial and otherwise. Max out my retirement Speak up more Consume less Save for a medium-term goal Of these goals, I achieved one and four. Two and three? Well, I did okay. In reviewing my goals, I realized there were a few goal-setting tips that worked well. […]

Looking back on 2014, what could we have done better?

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. I honestly cannot believe that this year is already coming to an end, and I still have so much to do to prepare. At my house, end-of-year responsibilities include assessing our retirement situation, getting our business books caught up for tax purposes, and going over our expenses to see if there is anything we could change and do better next year. […]