Articles on Career and Income

10 Ways to Make Money for the MySpace Generation

I can recall thinking that the internet was all fun to play with, but I didn’t see the big picture of how it would so drastically change the world that we live in. Luckily, all the

17 Resources to Improve Your Small Business

Improving your business is critical to staying afloat and growing. Here are some resources out there that will sharpen your skills, improve your offerings and allow you to grow you

Calculating the Cost of College

One of the hardest parts of saving for your child's college expenses is calculating just what those expenses will total. Here are some ideas to get a better financial picture of th

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.

Best Money Tips: Alaska Doesn't Want You

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We look at why Alaska really doesn't want you and how you can choose the right type of baby carrier for your little bundle. You'

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

The Power of Change: A Frugal Move to Wise Bread

The Frugal Duchess moves to Wise Bread to save time, money and energy. Professional, shopping and creative co-ops are frugal uses of time, talent, money and resources. Sometimes yo

Best Money Tips: 6 Things That Make Your Cover Letter Suck

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We are ready to tackle 2010's federal tax bill, the pros and cons of debt settlement companies, and all the ways you shouldn't w

Three E-Books to Help You Make Money, Travel, and Change Your Life

It’s no secret that many of us are looking for something different in life. And one of the biggest things we can change about our lives is how we work. If we are not tied to a desk

101 Small Business Mistakes (and What You Can Learn From Them)

Let's be honest: running a small business is not an easy task. And even the most successful business owners have had their fair share of blunders. Here are some of the biggest mist

Small Business Profile: Stefanie Michaels (Adventure Girl)

Former swimwear model Stefanie Michaels, known to her fans as “Adventure Girl”, is the ultimate travel expert. Millions of fans visit AdventureGirl.com to follow Stefanie as she

How and Why a Business Plan Can Make a Difference

We have all heard that the business plan is the foundation for every business, and we may try to do one by going through the motions. But until we truly embrace the business pla

America Is the No Vacation Nation

Studies show that Americans are not using all their vacation time and are not given as much vacation time as other developed countries to begin with.

Don't Go to College to Learn

There are good reasons to go to college. And, if you do go to college, you will no doubt learn a lot. But you can learn anywhere — and probably learn more, better, and fast

How to Start Your Own Blog

Blogging is a fantastic way of making yourself a more valuable job candidate. It will teach you a bunch of new things and will give you an edge over the competition when you're app

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

10 Myths About Employee Incentive Programs

Employee incentive programs are popular, if only because they are prolific. Though conventional wisdom tells us otherwise, many will argue that these programs are not just ineffect

Knowing When to Walk Away: Financial Planning for an Unknown Ending

People have a notion that they must amass a certain amount of money, no matter how long it takes, before they can retire. But what if it took you 40 years of work to reach $1 milli

Awesome Accomplishments: 50+ Questions to Ask Yourself and Figure Out What You've Done

Figuring out what you've accomplished at work is essential to demonstrating your value to employers. Here are 50+ questions to jumpstart the process of articulating awesome accompl

The First Step to Finding Your Dream Job

In the current economy, many of us are happy just to be employed, but at the same time very few of us are working at the elusive "dream job". For many people their jobs simply pro