What Is An Internship – Benefits, Pay and Expectations

Internships

Internships have become increasingly popular the last few years as companies look to reduce labor costs and students or candidates search for positions that offer experience in a given profession or industry. An internship is an apprenticeship or formal training program for future professionals … [Continue Reading]

Jobs That Require No Experience

Jobs That Require No Experience

If you are fresh out of school, looking for a job, or in the midst of a career change, but have no job experience on your resume, finding a high paying job may seem difficult. Many available jobs require X years of education or experience, and you may find yourself falling into the paradoxical … [Continue Reading]

How To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Resumes That Stand Out

Your resume is the key to winning an interview. Statistically, hiring managers and human resource coordinators spend 10 to 20 seconds reviewing your resume. In that time period, you need to make your resume stand out from the other 100 they've received and warrant a follow-up call to learn more … [Continue Reading]

How Much Car Can I Afford?

Never Underestimate The Stupidity of Idiots

Let me preface this article by saying: don’t be one of those people in the grocery store who pays with EBT or food stamps (there is nothing wrong with social welfare) and then puts their groceries into a Range Rover or Cadillac Escalade (there’s something really wrong with that). Alternatively, … [Continue Reading]

Credit Score Range – What Is A Good Credit Score?

Credit Score Scale

Credit scores are some of the most confusing, yet essential components of personal finance. Reminiscent of our school days, consumers are basically “graded” on how well we manage our finances, ranging from Excellent to Poor, rather than A to F. If you’ve never applied for a mortgage or auto … [Continue Reading]

101 Random Acts of Kindness Ideas

Random Acts of Kindness

When you decide to do something nice for someone, just carry out your random act of kindness, wish them a great day, and walk away. An act of kindness should come with no strings attached, so don’t ask for their phone number, invite them to dinner or a party, or Facebook stalk them later that … [Continue Reading]

Discover it Card Review

Discover It Card

The Discover It card has a number of advantages over other cash back cards, including no annual fees and a generous 0% APR introductory offer. In addition to the standard 1% cash back on purchases, the Discover It card offers 5% cash back on bonus categories that change quarterly (every 3 … [Continue Reading]

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

Term vs Whole Life

All life insurance offers financial protection for families if a wage earner dies prematurely, but whole life insurance also has a savings feature, which acts as an investment option, that the policyholder can use while he or she is living. On the other hand, term life insurance offers temporary … [Continue Reading]

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

Pharmacist

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 … [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]