Articles on Career and Income

What to Do If Your Paycheck Bounces

You got an "insufficient funds" memo from a much-needed paycheck. Don't panic: Here's how to make sure you get paid.

7 Reasons You Shouldn't "Vacation Shame" Your Coworkers

Have you ever made your coworkers feel guilty about taking vacation? Knock it off! There are many good reasons employees need time off.

9 Unexpected First Jobs of the Wealthy and Famous

The next time you read about a famous celebrity or business tycoon, remember that their glamorous career wasn't always that way.

5 Signs It's Time to Close Your Business

Your business was your dream. But if it's doing more harm than good, the best thing you can do is walk away.

Don't Let These 6 Common Job Traps Derail Your Career

The shine has worn off that once-loved job, but you can't just leave … right? Wrong.

These 17 Companies Will Help You Repay Your Student Loan

Higher education comes at a cost. These companies get it, and they're helping employees pay down student debt one paycheck at a time.

Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Make Money Recycling

Today we found articles on surprising ways to make money recycling, free or cheap activities for adults this summer, and things to say to help someone calm down.

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Changed Careers?

Tell us if you have ever changed careers and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Earn $1,000 a Month or More as an Online Tutor

If you have some knowledge to spare, you could have a lucrative new side gig as a tutor.

Make Sure You Get Paid and 4 Other Great Tips From Famous Commencement Speakers

It's graduation season! Let's look past the commencement speech cliches and find some true money wisdom famous folks have dished out to new grads.

8 Valuable Rights You Might Lose When You Refinance Student Loans

You can refinance your mortgage to chip away at federal student loans faster. But be cautious: It comes at a cost.

5 Careers Where Women Earn More Than Men

The wage gap is no secret. But in these five career fields, it's women who come out on top of the pay scale.

9 Summer Side Gigs for Grown-Ups

Teenagers aren't the only ones who need extra money during the summer. Maybe one of these great summer gigs is right for you!

The New Grad's Guide to Debt Management

If you recently graduated college, there's a good chance you recently got that first student loan bill. Lost? We've got you covered.

7 Surprising Ways to Earn Money Online

Need some extra cash? These online side hustles — some new, some new and improved — could earn you a pretty penny.

5 Reasons Everybody Needs an Elevator Pitch — Even You!

Sometimes you only get one shot — and that's exactly why you need to craft the perfect elevator pitch.

11 Ways a Professional Association Can Boost Your Career

A professional association is a great tool to make new friends, learn new things, and most importantly, boost your career.

How to Get Hired by Your Dream Company

If your dream gig is more of a "who" than a "what," learn how to go the extra mile to get hired.

The Absolute Worst Ways to Ask for a Raise

You deserve a raise. You know you do! But ask the wrong way, and you won't get a dime.

How to Keep Your Job Search a Secret

You're ready to look for a new job. There's just one caveat: You already have a job, and you need to keep things hush-hush.