Get Rich Slowly

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If the recession is over, where are the jobs?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. A few weeks ago, we asked the question “What is your investment strategy?” and described the survey Get Rich Slowly did of attitudes toward investing and a few related subjects. […]

If the recession is over, where are the jobs?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. A few weeks ago, we asked the question “What is your investment strategy?” and described the survey Get Rich Slowly did of attitudes toward investing and a few related subjects. […]

Free online background check — Could a specialty consumer report be costing you?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Ever wonder why you had to pay a deposit to get your utilities turned on when your friend didn’t? Have you noticed that the health insurance premiums for two self-employed people can be different? […]

Free online background check — Could a specialty consumer report be costing you?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Ever wonder why you had to pay a deposit to get your utilities turned on when your friend didn’t? Have you noticed that the health insurance premiums for two self-employed people can be different? […]

How to raise a frugal child

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Sometimes you find clues of your kids’ financial education progress in the strangest places. “Dear Santa” – began my seven-year-old daughter’s letter, published in our local newspaper - “May I have more money? I will save it to buy a house or car.” (I know. […]

How to raise a frugal child

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Sometimes you find clues of your kids’ financial education progress in the strangest places. “Dear Santa” – began my seven-year-old daughter’s letter, published in our local newspaper - “May I have more money? I will save it to buy a house or car.” (I know. […]

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. […]