How To Get Out Of Jury Duty

Get Out of Jury Duty

Jury duty is something the vast majority of American citizens must deal with at least once in their lives. Getting out of jury duty is considered by many to be shirking your civic responsibility, but sometimes circumstances require it. And even if circumstances don’t “require” it, if you are … [Continue Reading]

How To Get Money Fast For Kids

Ways To Earn Money For Kids

Enterprising kids can make money for the extras they want or to save and invest for their college education. How much money you can make depends on your talents, the amount of time you have to devote to work and how much effort you are willing to put into your projects. These ideas on how to make … [Continue Reading]

How To Find A Job After College

How To Find A Job After College

When you are a student, you may think that finding a job after college and starting your career should be easy. After all, you just successfully finished your degree and you’re ambitious, hard-working, and ready to make money. Unfortunately, many college graduates don’t have jobs lined up for … [Continue Reading]

Best Paying Jobs For Women

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In 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data signifying that the gender income gap still exists: on average, women make 81 cents for every dollar their male colleagues make. There are certain disparities in the data collection and reporting (the study on median weekly earnings did not take … [Continue Reading]

Romantic, Unique, Cheap, and Fun Anniversary Ideas

Anniversary Ideas

One of the greatest joys in life is finding the one person you want to create unforgettable memories and spend the rest of your life with. Unfortunately, when we are confronted with personal finances, work-related stress and the “to-do” lists of everyday life, we sometimes forget to show our … [Continue Reading]

How To Lower Your Monthly Utility Bill

Ways To Lower Your Electric Bill

If you’re looking for ways to save money by lowering your monthly utility bill, there are many affordable, efficient and easy strategies that can reduce your water and energy costs by as much as 50%. These simple do-it-yourself changes and renovations require a minimal upfront investment (usually … [Continue Reading]

How Much Should I Save Each Month?

How Much Should I Save Each Month

No matter what stage of life you’re at, saving money and maintaining a strong personal balance sheet is imperative to financial security. It’s one of the primary reasons behind giving allowances to kids: not just to teach the relationship between work and money, but also to introduce the idea of … [Continue Reading]

How To Save Money on Groceries

How To Save Money on Groceries

Growing up, I went to the grocery store with my parents and asked for everything – from 3 different types of cereal to sausage, bacon, and buffalo wings. Maybe it was because I had an incredibly fast metabolism and was always hungry or I just loved food to the point that everything looked so … [Continue Reading]

Common Craigslist Scams

Craigslist Scams

Once upon a time, everyone had to buy multiple newspapers and check endless listings of classified ads if they were looking for a job, car, home or apartment. With the advent of the internet, anyone in any part of the world can now visit Craigslist, an online classifieds site sorted by city, to buy … [Continue Reading]

Reasons To Change Jobs

Reasons To Change Jobs

Leaving one job and starting another, especially in a different career or industry, can be particularly stressful. There are many good reasons to change jobs, but before leaving a position it is important to think about how this change will benefit you personally, professionally, and financially in … [Continue Reading]

Best Ways To Save Money

Ways To Save Money

Saving is a bit like dieting; it may not be enjoyable, but if you keep the goal in sight and exercise some restraint, you can succeed. With dieting, you make a meal plan, and with saving, you make a budget. The goals may seem like opposites since with dieting you want to get thinner and with savings … [Continue Reading]

Questions To Ask In An Interview

Questions To Ask In An Interview

There are nearly four job applicants for every job opening and this can make it very difficult to stand out when you are applying for a new job, whether you are a recent graduate looking for your first position or a veteran candidate looking to make that jump into a new industry, career, or … [Continue Reading]

How Much Should You Spend On An Engagement Ring?

How Much Should You Spend On An Engagement Ring

How much you should spend on an engagement ring depends on a number of factors including your income, financial obligations (i.e. student loans, car loans, living expenses) and how much value you place on tradition. At one time, men were counseled to spend 25%, or 3 months, of their annual salary … [Continue Reading]

How To Get Out of A Cell Phone Contract Without Paying Termination Fees

Get Out of Your Cell Phone Contract

Cell phones are a necessity for many American families and cell phone contracts are often expensive and difficult to cancel. If you look around the internet, you will read countless stories about consumers getting the short-end of the stick from telecom companies. Whether you moved to a new home, … [Continue Reading]

Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It

With college tuition increasing and an uncertain job market, students and their parents are questioning if a college degree is worth it. Although the majority of Americans believe that a college education provides students with intellectual growth, marketable skills and an alumni network, many U.S. … [Continue Reading]