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7 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Fund From $0

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When your latest financial emergency is that you can't afford an emergency, it's time to start building that safety net — quickly!

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Should You Refinance Student Loans With a Balance Transfer Card?

Balance transfer cards promise 0% APR for a limited time, but that doesn't mean they are ideal for student loans.

6 Ways to Avoid Scams When Selling Your Stuff Online

Selling items online is so easy to do these days. But you still have to watch out for scammers.

How Constant Rejection Can Actually Lead to Success

Believe it or not, back-to-back rejection can lead you straight to success.

How to Be a Stellar Mentor to Someone at Work

So, you've been asked to become a mentor. Great! Now, make sure you become one of the best.

8 Professional Ways to Make Friends at Work

We spend most of our lives at work, so many of our adult friendships are made at the office. But as adults, it can be tough to know how to take that first step.

6 Negotiation Tips for Introverts

Negotiating comes easily for some, but not all. If you're an introvert struggling to haggle, these tips will help you get what you want.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Ask for a Raise

You may want (and deserve!) a big raise, but before you ask your boss, you should ask yourself some key questions.

How to Survive Working From Home When You're an Extrovert

Don't let remote work put a damper on your social life. You can survive and thrive as a work-at-home extrovert.

6 Ways Instagram Stars Make Money and Travel the World

Ever wonder how Instagram stars are able to make money and see the world? It's not an easy process, but the end result is certainly worth it.

How Student Loan Debt Can Derail Your Future

It's time to stop believing that student loans are "good" debt. In fact, they can totally derail your future.

9 Ways Gamers Can Make Extra Cash

Wouldn't it be nice to cash in on those hours spent behind a game controller? Good news — you can!

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Culture, Even If You Aren't the Boss

If your company culture leaves you in a sour mood, take heart; you can still make positive changes, even if you're not the boss.

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

A fraudulent loan can have dire consequences for your personal finances. Here's how you can fix the problem, stat.

6 Ways to Stay Focused in an Open Office

Is your open office driving you crazy? You're not the only one. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to stay focused.

6 Times You Should Insure Your Side Gig

A side gig is an great way to bring in extra income. But if you're not insuring your little business, you risk losing it all.

8 Networking Tips for Introverts

Many careers require you get out there and meet clients, vendors, and potential colleagues. But what if that's really, really not your thing?

How to Survive and Thrive as a Young Boss

For young leaders it can be hard to step into the boss's shoes. Here's how to make them your own.

The 5 Worst Money Mistakes New Grads Make

You're leaving college and entering the wonderful world of adulthood. This means avoiding the money mishaps that can throw your life off course.

Everything New Parents Need to Know About College Savings

Diapers and formula aren't the only costs to consider when adding to your family. You'd better start thinking about college, too.