unemployment

6 Job Myths Boomers Should Stop Believing

Age is just a number. And if you're a baby boomer, you have to stop believing the myths that can keep you from great jobs later in life.

How to Save for Retirement When You Are Unemployed

So you're out of work. That doesn't mean you have to lose track of your retirement savings.

5 Budget Overhaul Tricks for the Recently Unemployed

The moment you lose a job, you need to make sure your budget reflects that major change.

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!

10 Money Moves to Make When a Layoff Is Coming

You've seen the warning signs. When you suspect job cuts are headed your way, it's time to get these money moves in motion.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Am I Ruining My Career?

Make a little money now, or a lot of money later? Corporate grind or freelance life? Max weighs the pros and cons of her gig focused income stream.

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.

5 Money Fears and How to Squash Them

Stop hiding from the money bogeyman. A few setbacks aren't worth these irrational finance fears.

6 Things You Must Do After the Interview to Land the Job

You might've nailed the interview, but to land the job, you need something more. Your job search isn't over until the big offer arrives.

10 Surprising Ways a College Education Will Improve Your Life

You'll spend a lot for a college education — maybe too much. Besides a shot at a job with a decent income, what else are your student loans buying?

How Long Can You Really Live on Unemployment?

If you lost your job, could you afford to get by on unemployment benefits alone? It might be time to beef up that emergency fund.

Is Your Emergency Fund Costing You Money?

Yes, we're always telling you to work on building your emergency fund. Now we'll tell you when to stop.

Is Your City Among the 7 Worst for Job Seekers?

If you're thinking about leaving your current town for greener pastures (and better job opportunities), don't add any of these places to your list.

10 Ways to Save Money When You Are Unemployed

It's always good to be mindful about spending, but for the unemployed, an abstract should is a real world must. Here's how to cut back, fast.

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

Right after getting fired or laid off is no time to sit around and mope. Take care of yourself, and then take care of business.

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

Techniques for Escaping Long-Term Unemployment

Not having a job isn't just financially trying, it can also be downright depressing. Help combat long-term unemployment with these techniques.

Should You Wait to Go to College?

For many people, college is the immediate next step after high school. But sometimes, that's not the best decision to make.

Tips for Thriving in Long-Term Unemployment

What's more discouraging that unemployment? Long-term unemployment. Follow these steps to make your time productive and get back to work.

25 Awesome Websites to Help You Get a Job

From niche job searches to finding fantastic freelance gigs to resume help and much more, these 25 job websites will help get ahead in getting employed.