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9 Signs Your Work-Life Balance Is Off

If you think work-life balance is checking emails in the checkout line, it's time to re-evaluate.

10 Work Perks You Can't Get as a Freelancer

You're ready to strike out on your own. Before ditching your day job, find out what work perks the freelancing world simply can't match.

8 Questions You Should Always Ask in an Exit Interview

When one career chapter closes, take the time to leave on a high note. You can start by asking these exit interview questions.

7 Things You Should Never Include in Your Cover Letter

Your cover letter is your time to shine. Including these seven things, though, will surely dull the sparkle.

10 Unprofessional Habits That Could Kill Your Career

Leave your foul mouth and ripped jeans at home. You're killing your career!

How to Succeed at Work Despite Your Lousy Boss

A nightmare boss doesn't have to mean a nightmare job. With the right frame of mind you can still be successful.

The 8 Types of Bad Bosses — And How to Survive Them

The "bad boss" turns an otherwise good job into a nightmare. But if you know how to deal, you can survive … and even thrive!

How to Deal When You Hate Your New Job

There's just one little problem with your new gig — you hate it. Deep breaths. Here's what you need to do.

7 Traps to Avoid With Your 401(k)

Your 401(k) is a powerful retirement savings tool, but that doesn't mean it's perfect.

They Offered You a Promotion and No Pay Raise. Now What?

These days, a shiny new job title doesn't always mean more money. Weigh your options before you accept a promotion without a pay raise.

Don't Forget About These 7 Job Hunting Expenses

It's not just yourself you need to prepare for a job hunt. Prepare your money, too!

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Reduce Debt or Save for an Emergency?

Life's curveballs have Max and her Mr. evaluating their budget challenge as a whole. Should they stay the course?

8 Money-Smart Things I Wish I'd Asked Santa For

You wasted your Dear Santa letters on Barbies and video games. Don't you wish you'd asked for these things instead?

7 Financial Reasons 2016 Needs to Be Over ASAP

Do you want off the roller coaster that has been 2016? Your finances probably do, too.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Does Taking a Regular Day Job Mean Giving Up?

The freelance life ain't always easy. Max is on the hunt for a regular, good old fashioned job offer — and money isn't the only reason why.

11 Financial Moves to Make the Moment You Get Fired

Getting fired can feel like your world is falling apart. Make these financial moves right away and you'll start putting it back together again.

7 Career Tips You Wish You Could Give Your Younger Self

Don't you wish a future you would come back and tell you which career choices you should make?

5 Low Key Jobs for People Who Hate Stress

Do you hate to work? We mean, really, really hate to work? Then we've got the perfect jobs for you!

3 Reasons the Fed Is Keeping Rates Low (And What It Means for You)

Interest rates are STILL at the historic lows they've been since 2008. Here's why the Federal Reserve is keeping them that way — for now.

The 7 Best Employers for Single Parents

If you're nurturing a child and a career — by yourself — consider an application to one of these great companies for single parents.