Articles on Career and Income

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Graduate

Congratulations, grad! After you stash your cap and gown, it's time to make these money moves ASAP.

The 10 Most Common Financial Aid Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Acing FAFSA is crucial for making college affordable for so many students. Unfortunately, it's also super confusing.

6 Signs You Aren't Making Enough Money

Stuck in the paycheck to paycheck rut? You either need to spend less — or earn more — money.

Best Money Tips: How to Make an Extra $500 a Month

Today we found ways for you to make an extra $500 every month, time-saving cleaning tips from a professional, and surprising places where you can use Bitcoins.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Freelancers Make

What could be better than being your own boss and setting your own schedule? Nothing, really, if you avoid deep pitfalls like these!

4 Ways to Bounce Back From Job Rejection

Your interview went aces and you were already planning your commute to your new gig — then nothing. Redirect that rejection to something better.

Flashback Friday: 68 Best Ways to Make Money That Are Actually Fun

Whether paying off debt or saving for something special, everyone could use some extra cash. These money-makers don't even feel like work.

Best Money Tips: 8 Ways to Make Money on Instagram

Today we found tried-and-true ways to make money on Instagram, low-cost substitutes for cleaning products, and smart storage solutions for small spaces.

6 Ways to Calm Your Nerves and Ace Your Interview

Overcome with pre-interview jitters? Here's how to find your zen and land that job.

6 Smart Summer Side Jobs for New Grads

About to receive your diploma, but have no job and zero cash? These side jobs will help you make some summer dough.

6 Job Perks That Can Lead to a Dream Career

Looking to make more money? Don't forget to check out your company's available perks, first.

6 Money Lessons I Learned Working as a Corn Detasseler

Never underestimate the money lessons a summer job can teach — even in the corn field!

Flashback Friday: 62 Ways Introverts Tend to Win at Life

Introverts might seem like underdogs, but while the extroverts are busy soaking up the spotlight, it's those watchful wallflowers who are winning — quietly.

A Simple Guide to Retirement Plans for the Self-Employed

Being your own boss has its major ups. But one of its biggest downs? You're on your own for retirement.

Make Guerrilla Job Hunting Work for You

Any job search can seem brutal and competitive. Here's how to stand out without going overboard.

7 Questions a Potential Employer Cannot Ask You

No, this list does not include "tell me about a time you messed up at work and what you did to fix it." You have to answer that one.

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.

10 Signs Your Company Is Going Under

Has half the executive staff suddenly decided to make more time for family? Yeah, your company is doomed.

13 Great Reasons to Quit Your Job

You have your "I quit" speech down pat, but you're still not sure? See if these reasons don't convince you it's time to make the leap.