How-To Guide

Job Hunting Resources

The job search process is never easy, but there are ways to improve your chances of landing a job. Here are tips on finding job opportunities, how to do resumes and interviews,

Debt Management Resources

Debt becomes a slippery slope — and a downward spiral — if you don't know how to manage it well. Here's what you need to know about debt management.

Ways to Make Extra Cash

Need some extra income? You've come to the right place! Explore the various ways you can earn extra cash, plus specific skills and stuff you can sell — as well as some bus

College Guide

This guide offers tips for saving for and getting financial aid for college, plus additional advice for students to save while in school and tips for recent graduates.

New Credit Card Rules: Who Really Benefits?

Credit card industry reform may have good intentions, but will these rules encourage the same behavior that made reform necessary in the first place?

I Hate My Job! Now What?

You hate your job, but what can you do about it? Learn how to survive at a job you hate, how to get out without hurting your career, and what you can do to not hate your next one.

Identity Theft Prevention

Identity fraud is growing at an alarming rate. It's the way scammers rip us off in the 21st century. Here is our guide on how to protect your identity and deal with the aftermat

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is a growing concern: with surprisingly little information, a thief can do lasting harm to your credit score and bank accounts. However, there are steps that you can

Stretch Out a Small Space

You’ve finally found the space of your dreams, only it’s not as spacious as it ought to be and now you don’t know how you’re going to fit all your goodies into the digs. In fact, t

College Financial Aid Options

By understanding the different types of financial aid available to college students, parents and students can determine the best types of aid for their situation.

Can You Buy Your Way Out of the Rat Race?

If you're tracking your spending, you know how much money it takes to live on. If you're tracking your investments, you know about how much return you're getting from your capital.

How to Get Laid Off: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems ironic in this economy, and with a high unemployment rate, that anyone would want advice about getting kicked from a job. But last week a question was posed to me, and it

How to Save Money for College

There are several different options for building a college fund that will cover part or all of a student's college expenses.

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5 Online Tools to Help You Land a Job

There are social media tools out there that — when utilized properly — are a great resource to build a personal brand and online portfolio, as well as to network for a job (unlike

How to Cheaply Display Your Art

Do you have piles of art and no money to spend on frames? Framing is expensive, but there are plenty of ways to display your fabulous art collection without having to sell a kidney

10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

5 Fatal Assumptions of Job Seekers

Many people are job hunting these days. I have worked with job seekers for many years and have found that these five common assumptions frequently derail a job search.

6 Weird Things People Sell for Cash

When the recession began to really hit home, there was plenty of chatter about selling your plasma, undergoing paid medical tests, and even cutting off your lovely locks for a prof

No Limit, No Interest: What’s the Deal with Charge Cards?

Charge cards, like their credit-card cousins, allow cardholders to use plastic cards to make purchases and then pay at the end of a settlement period, typically on a monthly basis.